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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan (left) with his attorney Kevin Reddington (center)
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan (left) with his attorney Kevin Reddington (center)

Flanagan Has No Intention Of Resigning

The attorney of Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan says his client has done nothing wrong during a brief news conference Friday.

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Eric Holder Has Southeastern Mass. Connection

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who announced his resignation Thursday, made a stop at the UMass School of Law in Dartmouth early last year.

He was invited by law school Dean Mary Lu Bilek, who was impressed by the message the Attorney General delivered to her students

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Holder Expected To Announce Retirement

Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce his retirement today.

The nation's first black attorney general has been in office since early 2009.

The 63-year old Holder has had a rocky relationship with congressional Republicans and has frequently clashed with California Republican Darrell Issa ], chairman of the House Oversight Committee

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What Do You Think About The President’s “Latte Salute?”[POLL]

Here's the video we were talking about this morning. President Obama is seen getting off Marine One and salute the Marine with the coffee in his hand. It has already been dubbed "Latte Salute", has gone viral and is trending on Twitter

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ICE Arrests 81 Immigrants In New England

Federal immigration officials say a four-day enforcement operation in New England has ended with the arrest of 81 immigrants, including those convicted of crimes, fugitives and those accused of other immigration violations

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Intruder Gets To Front Door Of The White House

The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.

President Barack Obama and his daughters had just left the White House on Friday evening when the intruder climbed the north fence, darted across the lawn and into the residence, where agents nabbed him

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Most In The Massachusetts Delegation Oppose Syrian Rebel Training

Just two members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation have voted to give President Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels.

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Scotland Votes On Independence Today

The fate of the United Kingdom was at stake Thursday as Scotland began voting in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to unravel a marriage that helped build an empire but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling and one-sided

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Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Defends School Committee Letter

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the operational and policy issues facing the New Bedford School Committee are not the business of the City Council.

The School Committee wrote the Council a letter this week, asking Councilors to respect the school board's boundaries

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Anti-Casino Activists And Casino Proponents Agree To Debate

Anti-casino activists are calling on the state's top lawmakers and executives from the three casino companies that have won state gambling licenses to a political debate.

The Repeal the Casino Deal group proposed on Wednesday a series of ``independent, media-sponsored'' debates between now and the Nov

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