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Foxwoods Signs Letter Of Intent To Operate Proposed New Bedford Casino

Foxwoods Resort Casino has signed a letter of intent to join with developer KG Urban Enterprises to operate a casino on New Bedford's waterfront.

KG Urban is eyeing the former Cannon Street Power Station as the site for a waterfront casino

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Ex-Rhode Island Speaker To Plead Guilty To Federal Charges

Former Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox is expected to plead guilty to charges of bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse.

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2nd CGDC Annual Meeting 2012 - Day 3

Another Blue Dress Makes Headlines [PHOTO]

Former President, Bill Clinton, is making the news again due to his new portrait. The painting features our 42nd Commander in Chief standing in the Oval Office, leaning against a mantle. He stands alone, but a shadow is keeping him company

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Port of New Bedford / TSM

Fishing Summit Reviews Science And Safety Issues

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was among those attending a summit meeting Monday in Boston on ways to sustain Massachusetts fisheries.

Step one says Mitchell is having the Federal Government improve its science

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Clean Energy Center Cuts Ties With Cape Wind

Cape Wind and the Mass. Clean Energy Center have mutually agreed to end their lease that would have allowed Cape Wind to use the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford as a staging area for its offshore wind project

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Peter Marovich / Bloomberg via Getty Images

Update: House Passes One-Week Funding Bill For DHS

Update:  The U.S. House of Representatives passed a one-week funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security late Friday night.  President Obama signed the measure just before midnight.

(Earlier Story)

:  It's back to the drawing board as a short-term bill funding the Department of Homeland Security has fallen short in the House

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Sailing in Buzzards Bay / City of New Bedford

Gomes Praises Mayor For Olympic Initiative

City Council President Brian Gomes is commending Mayor Jon Mitchell for taking the initiative, and seeking to have New Bedford be a part of the 2024 Olympics.

The Mayor named a Steering Committee this week to work with the "Boston 2024" group to locate an Olympic sailing event on Buzzards Bay

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - New Bedford mayoral candidate Maria Giesta.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - New Bedford mayoral candidate Maria Giesta.

Maria Giesta Kicks Off Mayoral Campaign

With three decades of experience in Washington D.C., Maria Giesta is now setting her sights on the Third Floor Office in City Hall.

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Buzzards Bay Regatta / Getty Images

Mayor Names Committee To Bring Olympic Sailing To Buzzards Bay

There are still many hurdles to clear, but Olympic Sailing may be coming to New Bedford.

Mayor Jon Mitchell on Wednesday announced the formation of a steering committee to develop a proposal to bring the 2024 Olympic Sailing competition to Buzzards Bay and New Bedford

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District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News
District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News

Baker To Swear In Quinn As DA

The new district attorney overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due to be sworn in.

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