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New water spray at Harrington Park / Jim Phillips TSM
New water spray at Harrington Park / Jim Phillips TSM

Summer Fun (And Free Lunch) At 20 New Bedford Park Sites

Young children were flocking to Harrington Park in New Bedford's West End on Tuesday, the new water-spray there offering a chance to cool off from the summer heat.

Kathleen Richardson was there with her grandchildren

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Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Fiscal 2016 State Budget

Massachusetts House and Senate budget negotiators have reached a deal on a final version of the state spending plan for the fiscal year that began last week.

The six-member conference committee has been meeting behind closed doors for several weeks to resolve differences over the $38 billion budget

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Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Mass. Man Charged With Threatening President Obama

 

A Massachusetts man has been charged with posting on an FBI website that he planned to kill President Barack Obama.

Andrew O'Keefe, of Mansfield, has been charged with a felony count of posting an online threat against the president.

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Credit: Google Maps

Gomes Wants Park Lights In Harrington Park

There has been a renewed focus on the call for cameras in Harrington Park following the death of 19-year-old Marcelo Jean Francois who was shot and killed in the park last month.

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New Survey Finds Bay State Not Very Patriotic

A national survey finds Massachusetts is not a very patriotic state.

Despite all the Fourth of July festivities, "WalletHub.com" ranks the Commonwealth 40th on its list of most and least patriotic states

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Photo from City of New Bedford
Photo from City of New Bedford

New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal To Welcome First Cargo Ship

The New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will welcome its first cargo ship on Monday.

The vessel Thorco Svenborg  is delivering wind turbine components for a land-based project in Plymouth.

The Baker Administration has been critical of the $113-million, state-funded terminal project because offshore wind development has yet to pan out in Mass

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USOC Is Sticking With Boston

U.S. Olympic Committee leaders say they're sticking with Boston as their candidate for the 2024 Olympics.

The USOC board met Tuesday to discuss the Boston bid, which has been troubled by tepid polling data and active opposition

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Boston 2024 Releases Detailed Plan For Olympics

(Associated Press) - The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create thousands of jobs and housing units, expand the city's tax base and leave behind a vastly-improved regional transit system _ all with a $210 million surplus

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Hillary Clinton on April 1, 2015 in New York City.
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More Clinton Emails Being Released

24/7 News Source (Washington, DC)  -  More of Hillary Clinton's emails are going to be released.  The State Department said today the next batch of emails from her tenure as secretary of state will be released tomorrow.

The frontrun

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President Obama Offers Eulogy For Reverend Pinckney

President Obama says last week's deadly shooting spree in South Carolina has opened a lot of eyes to racial injustice and gun violence. Obama delivered the eulogy for one of the nine victims of the shooting in an historic black church in Charleston

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