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Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

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Trump’s No Joke

Donald Trump's presidential candidacy is largely being treated as a joke and a sideshow, but a new poll out June 23rd shows that he might be being dismissed too soon, finding that he's ahead in New Hampshire of all of the other Republican candidates except for former Florida Governor Jeb Bush

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New electric cars lined up on William Street / Jim Phillips TSM
New electric cars lined up on William Street / Jim Phillips TSM

New Bedford Leases Ten Electric Cars For City Fleet

The City of New Bedford is replacing ten, 20-year old passenger vehicles with new electric cars.

The new Nissan Leafs were on display Thursday outside City Hall.

New Bedford is leasing the electric cars for three years, at a fraction of what it might cost for leasing conventional vehicles

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Getty Images -  Rep. William Keating (D) Mass.
Getty Images - Rep. William Keating (D) Mass.

Keating Praises Supreme Court Decision On ACA

Congressman Bill Keating welcomed the latest ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that upheld a section of the Affordable Care Act that provided taxpayer subsidies for low-income residents in nearly three dozen states that have not set up health insurance exchanges.

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Credit: seekonk-ma.gov

Group Publicly Censures Town Administrator

Seekonk Town Administrator Shawn Cadime has been accused of an ethics violation.

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Medical Marijuana
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Medical Marijuana Getty Images

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary In Mass. Opens In Salem

The first medical marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts has opened nearly three years after voters overwhelmingly approved marijuana for medicinal use.

Alternative Therapies Group's dispensary in Salem began accepting patients by appointment only Wednesday

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Photo by Keith Bedford for The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Plainridge Park Casino Officially Opens

(Associated Press) - The start of casino gambling in Massachusetts kicked off Wednesday as the state's first slots parlor, Plainridge Park Casino, officially opened for business to a large and eager crowd of gamblers

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Nikki Haley
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Nikki Haley For VP

The nation's eyes were on South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, Monday, June 22nd, when she said it was time for South Carolina to remove the Confederate flag from its Statehouse grounds. It was a reversal for Haley from her previous position on the flag, and it came after momentum for taking the flag down had been building for days since last week's racially-driven church massacre in Charleston, putting her behind or at least in the middle of that accelerating effort

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New Bedford Voters Give Overwhelming Support To Casino Plan

Voters in New Bedford approved a Host Community Agreement for a Waterfront Casino by an overwhelming margin on Tuesday.  The final vote was 8,355 in favor, and 3,040 opposed.

According to Election officials, the turnout in New Bedford Tuesday was just over 21%

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photo by Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Online Voter Registration Has Arrived In Mass.

Massachusetts is now the 21st state to offer online voter registration.

Secretary of State William Galvin said Tuesday that residents can use the new system to register to vote, change their address for voting purposes and even change party affiliation

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