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Patrick To Announce Plan To Help Chronically Homeless

State officials hope to leverage private-sector funding to help reduce the number of chronically homeless people in Massachusetts.

Gov. Deval Patrick plans to unveil the initiative on Monday. Known as Social Impact Bonds or Pay for Success contracts, they rely on upfront funding from private capital investments and charitable donations

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Dave Broberg
Dave Broberg

Dartmouth Wins Division III Super Bowl

Dartmouth High School's Jacob "JT" Rose intercepted a pass with 13 seconds remaining, and the Indians held on for a 14-7 victory Saturday over Melrose in the Division III Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium

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Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony Rescheduled For Next Thursday

The city of New Bedford has postponed the annual Downtown Christmas
Tree Lighting Ceremony for tonight because of inclement weather.

The event has been rescheduled for Thiursday, December 11th at 6pm

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Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Cardinal O’Malley Calls For Prayers Amid Unrest

Cardinal Sean O'Malley is calling for prayers in the aftermath of the deaths of unarmed black men in New York City and Ferguson, Missouri.

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UMass Dartmouth On List Of Most Affordable Public Schools

UMass Dartmouth is one of 50 schools around the country ranked most affordable for out of state students.

The rankings come from a website, AffordableColleges.com. UMass Dartmouth ranks 17th among the 50 schools listed

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Hernandez Seeks To Block Jurors From Hearing Details On Other Alleged Crimes

Former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has asked a judge to bar prosecutors from telling a jury at his upcoming Bristol County murder trial about evidence of his other alleged crimes, including the fatal shootings of two Boston men in 2012

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Wind Turbine Manufacturer To Locate In Seekonk, Mass

A New Hampshire-based wind turbine manufacturing company is relocating to Southeastern Massachusetts.

Aeronautica Wind will soon be moving to Seekonk near the Rhode Island line.

Founder Brian Kuhn tells WBSM News, his firm manufactures mid-sized turbines

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New Bedford High School
New Bedford High School / Jim Phillips / TSM

Threatening Note Found At New Bedford High School

Police responded to a threatening note Friday found at New Bedford High School.

The note was found inside the high school just before noon, and indicated a threat to the building.

Police considered the threat low-level and non specific, but conducted a sweep of the building as the school day proceeded

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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
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Chinese Man Accused of Illegally Exporting Goods To Iran

A Chinese man accused of conspiring to export devices to Iran that can be used in nuclear production has been brought to the United States to face charges.

Sihai Cheng arrived in Boston on Friday after being arrested in Britain earlier this year

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tybcat_64,flickr

Man Drowns In Hotel Pool On Cape Cod

The death of a man in the indoor swimming pool at a Cape Cod hotel is the second drowning in that same pool in the last four months.

Yarmouth fire officials say they were called to the Bayside Resort Hotel late Thursday afternoon, but by the time paramedics arrived Fire Capt

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