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Amazon Eyeing FR Technology Park for New Distribution Center

There's some positive economic development news coming out of Fall River .

The Herald News says the global company Amazon has sent a letter of intent to Mayor Will Flanagan, announcing its desire to build a one-million square foot distribution center at the Life Science and Technology Park at the Fall River-Freetown line

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Republican candidate for Lt. Governor Karyn Polito at WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Republican candidate for Lt. Governor Karyn Polito at WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Polito Backs Baker on Fisherman’s Story

Karyn Polito , the Republican candidate for Lt. Governor made a stop on the Southcoast Thursday, talking up the Baker-Polito ticket prior to election day.

Speaking on WBSM's mid-day magazine, Polito discussed the emotional story told by Charlie Baker at a recent debate, about a meeting on the docks with a New Bedford fisherman

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Mayor Mitchell Remembers Tom Menino

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died following a battle with cancer. Menino left office earlier this year after announcing his retirement.

Menino visited New Bedford in 2012, and built a relationship with Mayor Jon Mitchell

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Ferguson Police make arrest / Getty Images
Ferguson Police make arrest / Getty Images

Holder: Changes Needed In Ferguson, Missouri PD

Attorney General Eric Holder says it's clear that there's a need for ``wholesale change'' in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.

The Justice Department is investigating the practices of the police department following the Aug

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Sarah Palin
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Sarah Palin Says ‘Hopefully’ Will Run For Office Again

Sarah Palin's days as a politician might not be over, with the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee saying that she will, quote, "hopefully" run for office again in the future

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Attorney Lesley Rich / Jim Phillips / TSM
Attorney Lesley Rich / Jim Phillips / TSM

Judge Hears Arguments On Request To Halt Fall River’s Recall Election

A judge hears arguments on whether the recall election to remove Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan from office should be allowed to go forward.

Attorneys for the petitioners and Mayor Flanagan appeared before Judge Thomas McGuire on Monday, who pledged to rule as quickly as possible

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Jeb Bush
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Jeb Bush ‘Moving Forward’ On 2016 Presidential Run

 

It's looking more likely that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will run for president in 2016, with his son, George P. Bush, telling ABC's This Week Sunday  that his father is, quote, "moving forward" on a pot

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Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia showcases new vote tabulator machines.  New voting booths are in the background.  Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia showcases new vote tabulator machines. New voting booths are in the background. Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Election Office Displays New Voting Equipment

New Bedford has purchased new voting tabulation machines, scanners, and voting booths, replacing equipment that is now out of production or is very old.

More than 40 new tabulation machines have been purchased

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Casino worker Tyronne Connell speaks in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM
Casino worker Tyronne Connell speaks in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM

“Vote No On Question 3″ Campaign Brings Message To New Bedford

The casino industry is spending big money to defeat Question Three in Massachusetts next month.

The Vote No on Question Three campaign stopped in Downtown New Bedford on Thursday, offering a series of speakers from New York, Detroit, and Springfield to discuss the impact of casinos in their community

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Menino Suspends Cancer Treatments

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is suspending his cancer treatment and a recently-launched tour in support of his memoir, ``Mayor For A New America.''

In a statement Thursday, Menino says he wants to spend more time with family and friends as he fights this ``terrible disease

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