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New York Mayor, Police Commissioner Saluted As They Enter Slain Officers Wake

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton were saluted as they entered a funeral home for an officer’s wake.

The action by officers Saturday at the wake of Wenjian Liu was in contrast to the hundreds of police who turned their backs to video screens showing the mayor speaking at last week’s funeral of Liu’s police partner, Rafael Ramos

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Mitchell Shares Hopes For New Bedford In 2015

Among Mayor Jon Mitchell's hopes for the new year is the completion of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal in the South End.

Mayor Mitchell says the project is slightly behind schedule but should be finished by sometime in January

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Mayor Sam Sutter / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Sam Sutter / Jim Phillips / TSM

Sutter Takes Over In Fall River

Massachusetts's newest Mayor has taken the oath of office in front of a standing room only crowd at Fall River's Government Center.

Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter was sworn in as Fall River's Mayor on Tuesday

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Effort Underway To Clarify Casino ATM Placement

A state lawmaker wants to clarify where banks can place ATMs in the state's newly-licensed casinos.

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Sutter Set To Take Oath Of Office As New Fall River Mayor

Fall River's newest mayor is set to take his oath of office.

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George H. W. Bush Admitted To Hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush has been taken to a Houston hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath.

Spokesman Jim McGrath said in statement that Bush was taken Tuesday evening by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital as a ‘‘precaution

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Sutter Names Fall River Transition Team

Fall River Mayor-elect Sam Sutter has named an eight member transition team as he moves from the Office of District Attorney to Mayor.

Sutter's transition team will be chaired by retired Raynham Police Chief Lou Pacheco, who is Sutter's director of operations in the D-A's office

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Corinn Williams and Mike McCarthy answer questions Tuesday from reporters / Jim Phillips / TSM
Corinn Williams and Mike McCarthy answer questions Tuesday from reporters / Jim Phillips / TSM

North End Merchants Seek More Police, Cleaner Neighborhood

Business-owners in the Acushnet Avenue Commercial District feel they're being short-changed when it comes to city services.

That was one of the findings in a survey of 69 businesses in the North End carried out by the Public Policy Center at UMass Dartmouth and the Community Economic Development Center

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U.S. Mulls Putting North Korea On Terrorism Sponsor List

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism.

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Little-Known Book By Pope Outlines Views, Hopes For Cuba

A little-known book about Cuba by Jorge Mario Bergoglio — now Pope Francis — provides new insight into Francis' views on Cuban society, Marxism and the U.S. trade embargo that shaped his behind-the-scenes role in helping bring about the historic thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations.

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