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Fall River Councilor Says He was Intimidated By Mayor Flanagan

Mayor Will Flanagan of Fall River is denying reports that he attempted to intimidate a city councilor after the councilor signed a petition that could remove Flanagan from office.

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Jim Phillips / TSM

Low Turnout Expected In Tuesday’s Primary Election

The state's top elections official says signs point to a low voter turnout for the Massachusetts primary election despite contested races for governor and other statewide offices.

Secretary of State William Galvin said Monday that he expected approximately 550,000 people to vote in Tuesday's Democratic primary and up to 170,000 to cast Republican ballots

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White House Seeks Increased Funding To Fight Ebola

The White House is asking Congress for $58 million above current levels to speed the production of promising drugs to fight Ebola and to give additional flexibility to the Department of Homeland Security to cope with the thousands of unaccompanied Central American children still arriving at the southern border

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Mayor Jon Mitchell and Martha Coakley Friday on Pier Three / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell and Martha Coakley Friday on Pier Three / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Endorses Martha Coakley For Governor

According to some polls, Martha Coakley is ahead by 30 points in the race for the Democratic Nomination for Governor.

On Friday she picked up more support --- an endorsement from New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell

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Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Biden: Americans Will Follow Terrorists To “Gates Of Hell”

Vice President Joe Biden says America will follow the terrorists who have killed two journalists ``to the gates of hell.''

Speaking at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, Biden said Wednesday that the Islamic State militant group responsible for beheading Americans James Foley and Steven Sotloff won't intimidate the United States

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Getty Image- Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Getty Image- Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Senator Warren Says She’ll Vote To Repeal Casino Law

Anti-gambling activists are touting a major political boost from U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren as their campaign to repeal the state's casino law heads into the final stretch.

The first-term Democrat said Monday following the Boston Labor Council's Labor Day breakfast that she'll likely vote in favor of repealing the law that opened the door for Las Vegas-style gambling in Massachusetts

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Obama’s Tan Suit Causes “Buzz”

President Obama's tan summer suit is generating plenty of chatter on the Internet.

Much ado has been made about the President's suit selection Thursday during his presser on the conflict in Iraq and Syria

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Dartmouth Police Station has been closed since March. / Photo by dartmouthpd.org
Dartmouth Police Station has been closed since March. / Photo by dartmouthpd.org

Dartmouth Select Board Work For “Better” Temporary Police Station

The Dartmouth Select Board is taking steps to improve conditions for the town's Police Department.

The department is currently working out of trailers next door to the current police station.  The station has been closed since March after legionella, the bacteria that causes Legionnaires Disease was found inside the stations' plumbing

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Photo from Acushnet Fire Dept.
Photo from Acushnet Fire Dept.

Federal Grant Awarded To Acushnet Fire Department

The Department of Homeland Security is awarding the Acushnet Fire Department a $50,000 grant to install new vehicle exhaust systems at both the Russell Street and Middle Road fire stations.

Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher says the systems will capture diesel emissions from fire trucks and vent them outside, reducing the potential of firefighters and EMS personnel being exposed to those fumes

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Photo by Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images

President’s Vacation Time On Par With Other Americans

President Barack Obama is criticized whenever he goes on vacation but travel industry data show he's taken about as much vacation this year as most Americans do.

Still, his decision to continue with a two-week holiday in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, and play hours of golf amid major foreign policy crises, has teed up his critics anew

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