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Gomes Wants Law Enforcement Summit On Crime

City Councilor Brian Gomes is calling for a summit to address crime in New Bedford.

Gomes, who also serves as chair of the Public Safety Committee, says that all ideas need to be heard and that multiple law enforcement agencies should work together to address the issue

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Sen. Warren: Iraq Solution Must Be Negotiated

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says the country doesn't want another war in Iraq.

Warren made her comments to reporters at the Statehouse Friday as the U.S. unleashed its first airstrikes in northern Iraq against militants of the Islamic State group amid a worsening humanitarian crisis

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Congress To Take Action On Ebola Outbreak

Lawmakers are starting to look into the growing Ebola crisis on the African continent.

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Vice President Biden Speaks Out On Immigration

Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. shouldn't think of unaccompanied children showing up at the border as someone else's children. He says "These are our kids."

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Sen. Warren Marks 1 Million Facebook Fans

Senator Elizabeth Warren is marking a social media milestone.

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Obama Admits U.S. Tortured Prisoners After 9-11

President Barack Obama says in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the United States did things that were wrong and crossed the line. He says, quote, ``we tortured some folks.''

Obama is commenting on a Senate investigation into the CIA's interrogation techniques

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Technology Bond Bill Provides Funding For Mass. Schools

State lawmakers have given final approval to a Technology Bond bill that includes $38-million for technology upgrades in Bay State schools.

Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford added the school funding provision to the bill

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Campaign Finance Bill Clears Mass. House And Senate

A bill designed to tighten reporting requirements for independent political expenditures, including those made by political action committees known as super PACs is heading to Gov. Deval Patrick's desk

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Senate Panel Recommends Some Boards And Commissions Be Eliminated

Massachusetts has dozens of state boards, commissions and task forces that no longer meet or file reports, or have simply become irrelevant.

That's according to a report issued by a Senate committee that reviewed nearly 400 state entities and offered a serious of recommendations to fix the problems

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Leader Of Hamas Military Wing Rules Out Quick Cease Fire

The shadowy leader of the Hamas military wing says in an audiotape that his group will not cease fire until its demands are met.

Mohammed Deif's remarks were broadcast late Tuesday on Al-Aqsa TV, the satellite station of Hamas

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