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State Dept. Spokesperson Marie Harf / SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images
State Dept. Spokesperson Marie Harf / SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

State Department: Iran Nuclear Talks Could Go Beyond June

The State Department says it's possible a nuclear agreement with Iran will not be reached by the end of June.

When asked during a daily briefing if that possibility existed, Department spokeswoman Marie Harf replied, "of course there is

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Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images

AP Exclusive: Special Ops Troops Doubt Women Can Do The Job

Surveys find that men in U.S. special operations forces do not believe women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs, and they fear the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Associated Press

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TSM

Mayor Pushing To Save Jobs At Symmetry Medical

Mayor Jon Mitchell isn't giving up on Symmetry Medical in the New Bedford Business Park.

Tecomet, the parent company of the medical device firm announced this week it would be shutting Symmetry Medical down over the next year, with layoffs beginning this summer

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Mass. State House / Getty Images
Mass. State House / Getty Images

Mass. Tax Revenues Take Hit From Winter Storms

Massachusetts roads, public transportation and patience weren't the only things stressed during this winter's punishing snowfalls.

The state's tax returns also took a hit.

Revenue Commissioner Mark Nunnelly said Friday that the state's sales and use taxes are lagging ``undoubtedly due to weather-related sales losses

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Dartmouth School Committee candidates Shannon Jenkins (L) and Teresa Hamm / TSM
Dartmouth School Committee candidates Shannon Jenkins (L) and Teresa Hamm / TSM

Dartmouth Candidates Share Views On School Priorities

Two candidates are vying for a seat on the Dartmouth School Committee. Shannon Jenkins is a UMass Dartmouth professor and a current member of the School Committee. She's expecting a tight budget year

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FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images

Kerry Announces “Parameters” Of Deal With Iran

The Iran nuclear talks are moving forward toward a possible deal by the end of June. After days of intense negotiations in Switzerland, Secretary of State John Kerry said there are now "parameters to resolve major issues" aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program

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Attorney General Maura Healey / Getty Images
Attorney General Maura Healey / Getty Images

AG Healey Wants Regulations Combatting Crime Around Casinos

Concerns that casinos could lead to greater criminal activity led Massachusetts' top prosecutor to urge the state's gambling overseers to come up with regulations combating money laundering, human trafficking and other illicit activities

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Ambassador Robert Sherman / TSM
Ambassador Robert Sherman / TSM

U.S. Ambassador To Portugal Visits UMass Dartmouth

The U.S. Ambassador to Portugal made a stop at UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday.

Robert Sherman was appointed Ambassador about a year ago. He told a crowd of about 100 students and faculty members assembled in the Claire T

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Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Warren Won’t Oppose Clinton

Don't expect Hillary Clinton to be opposed by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic nomination for president.

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V-O-T-E

Far Reaching Importance Of Local Elections

The national news media is concentrating on the presidential election. While highly important, it's your local, day-to-day life that will be affected to a large extent by your local office holders

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