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Father Of Slain Reporter Wants To Work For Tougher Gun Laws

The father of the TV reporter who was killed on the air this week in Virginia says he wants to work with President Obama to enact tougher gun laws.

After meeting with his daughter's coworkers, Andy Parker promised to help Obama in the cause

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John LeBoutillier Visits The Phil Paleologos Show [Video]

John LeBoutillier of the Fox News Channel's "Political Insiders" visited the "Phil Paleologos Show"  on Thursday.

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President Obama in New Orleans for 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina / Getty Images
President Obama in New Orleans for 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina / Getty Images

Obama In New Orleans For Tenth Anniversary Of Katrina

President Barack Obama says the people of the New Orleans area have demonstrated ``extraordinary resilience'' and are an example of how good people can come together.

Obama marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by visiting a community center in the Lower 9th Ward that was devastated by flood waters

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Dartmouth Man Named Assistant Commissioner Of MDAR

Jason Wentworth, a former aide to State Rep. Christopher Markey of Dartmouth has been named the assistant Commissioner for the Department of Agricultural Resources.

Commissioner John Lebeaux says Wentworth's appointment will help the Department in its mission to keep the Mass

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Hillary Clinton in Amkeny, Iowa / Getty Images
Hillary Clinton in Amkeny, Iowa / Getty Images

Clinton Pledges To Tackle Gun Violence

Democratic presidential leader Hillary Clinton is stressing the need to address gun violence following the murders of a Virginia TV reporter and a cameraman on live TV.

During a campaign stop on Wednesday, Clinton said many candidates walk away from the issue because its hard

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Koczera Supports New Approach To English Language Learning

State Representative Robert Koczera of New Bedford believes the one size fits all approach to English Language Learners doesn't work and he'd like to see a more flexible approach that would provide more options for local school districts.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Mayoral Candidate Brian Marshall’s Arrest–Through His Own Eyes [VIDEO]

 

Brian Marshall, the New Bedford man running for mayor on a write-in campaign and known across the city as "Captain Recovery," was arrested on Friday, August 7 for trespassing and creating a nuisance at City Hall. WBSM's Greg Desrosiers captured the entire incident on video, and the next morning, Marshall called into my Sat

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Jim Phillips / TSM

Sidewalk Project Begins At Fairhaven Town Hall

Workmen outside the Fairhaven Town Hall on Monday began reducing the width of sidewalks around that historic building.

The sidewalks are currently about eight feet wide, they'll be reduced to about six feet wide when the work is done

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Chafee Thanks Conan O’Brien For Unsolicited Campaign Song

Democratic presidential hopeful Lincoln Chafee is thanking comedian Conan O'Brien after the late-night talk show host came up with an unsolicited song for Chafee's longshot campaign.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Its Mitchell Vs. Giesta In The Race For Mayor

Its a two way race for Mayor of New Bedford. Two term incumbent Jon Mitchell is being challenged by newcomer Maria Giesta. They were the only candidates who filed papers to run for Mayor before Tuesday's deadline

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