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Candidates For Governor Spend $20 Million in 2014

Statewide candidates raised and spent about $33 million during last year's elections, a jump of about 9 percent from the 2010 campaign for governor.

A new review by the state Office of Campaign and Political Finance found candidates for governor in 2014 reported raising and spending a total of about $20 million

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Jon Faria / TSM

Snow Removal Continues In New Bedford

Mayor Jon Mitchell says snow removal work is continuing throughout New Bedford, with city crews being assisted by the Army National Guard, and private sector contractors from ABC Disposal and D.W. White

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Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Ashton Carter Confirmed As Secretary Of Defense

The Senate has confirmed the president's choice to run the Pentagon.

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ACA Deadline Fast Approaching

The deadline to sign up for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is fast approaching.

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January Storm Cost State, Municipalities About $9 Million

State agencies and municipalities are reporting estimates of about $9 million in cleanup costs for the January snow storm.

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Obama Seeking War Powers To Fight ISIS

President Obama is asking Congress for new war powers for the fight against ISIS. Obama has sent lawmakers a formal request for an Authorization for Use of Military Force,

Speaking from the White House, the President said U

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President Reports “Enormous Progress” In Fighting Ebola

President Obama is citing enormous progress in the fight against Ebola.

In a White House event, Obama said the U.S. has risen to the challenge. He argued that the U.S. has led the international response to the Ebola crisis through a policy of sound science, not fear

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Watch a Tearful Jon Stewart Announce His ‘Daily Show’ Retirement to a Stunned Live Audience

It's the moment we all knew would happen eventually -- and, based on the immediacy of the news cycle and when late night shows are actually filmed, it's the moment most of us also knew was happening yesterday -- but 'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart has finally announced his retirement after seventeen years at the news desk. Stewart's show films in the late evenings in New York City, so the news that he had announced his imminent retirement during a taping last night hit the wire many hours before the show actually aired.

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White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirming the death of aid worker Kayla Mueller / Getty Images
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirming the death of aid worker Kayla Mueller / Getty Images

Parents Pledge To Honor Kayla Mueller’s Legacy

The parents of Kayla Jean Mueller have released a letter their daughter had written to them while being held by the Islamic State group.

In it, the 26-year-old aid worker said she was ``in a safe location, completely unharmed

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Credit: @MassGovernor Twitter Feed
Credit: @MassGovernor Twitter Feed

Gov. Baker Declares Snow Emergency

Gov. Charlie Baker has signed an emergency declaration allowing him to request help from neighboring states as Massachusetts struggles to dig out from a spate of heavy snows.

Baker signed the declaration Monday as a third storm dumped upward of two feet of snow in portions of the state

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