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Nomination Papers Available In New Bedford

New Bedford will be holding municipal elections November 3 and, as of Friday, nomination papers were available for those who wish to run for Mayor, City Council, School Committee or Assessor.

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Fox & CNN Debates

With so many announced and likely 2016 Republican presidential candidates, a big concern for the GOP is how to handle so many people in the primary debates. Fox News Channel and CNN, which will be hosting the first two Republican primary debates in August and September, respectively, have come up with their solutions, and released the guidelines May 20th

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Limit POTUS Expenses

The House Oversight Committee backed legislation on May 19th that would limit the expenses paid for former U.S. presidents who make more than $400,000 a year. If an ex-president makes over $600,000 a year, they wouldn't get any federal funds for office expenses or travel at all

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Photo by Jared Wickerham / Getty Images

Judge Approves Compensation Plan For Meningitis Victims

A bankruptcy judge has approved a $200 million plan to compensate victims of a 2012 meningitis outbreak caused by a now-closed Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

The money will be available to compensate the New England Compounding Center's creditors and victims who became ill or died as the result of receiving tainted steroid injections, under a plan approved Tuesday by a U

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

New Bedford Casino Ballot Question

The wording of a June 23 casino referendum question has been finalized.

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Credit: Google Maps

Westport Town Meeting Resumes Tuesday

Westport will resume their Town Meeting Tuesday night after it was adjourned at their May 5 meeting.

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City Council Sets Budget Hearing Schedule

The New Bedford City Council has set aside five nights to review budgets of various city departments.  However one of those nights, Wednesday June 18th, will be set aside to review only one budget, the school budget

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Geraldo’s Firing Has Local Connection

Not that long ago, you'd spot one of America's most recognizable TV reporters, Geraldo Rivera, at local places like Not Your Average Joe's or other familiar venues. He had a home nearby because he was married to a local girl, C

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AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images

Ramadi Now Controlled by ISIS

(Associated Press) - The Islamic State group seized control of the city of Ramadi on Sunday, sending Iraqi forces racing out of the city in a major loss despite the support of U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists

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Carmen Ortiz and prosecution team / Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images
Carmen Ortiz and prosecution team / Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images

U.S. Attorney Calls Tsarnaev Verdict “Just And Fair”

The U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts says the jury has spoken and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev "will pay with his life" for carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing.

Carmen Ortiz called the verdict reached Friday, "fair and just

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