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President And First Lady Pay $98,000 In Income Taxes

The White House says President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama paid just over $98,000 in taxes on income of nearly half a million dollars last year.

The couple's 2013 income tax returns were posted on the White House website four days before the tax filing deadline

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Attorney General Martha Coakley takes questions from local business owners.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Attorney General Martha Coakley takes questions from local business owners.

Attorney General Talks About Education

The Attorney General was in town Friday to speak about the major effects on our local economy.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - NB School Committee at Keith Middle School
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - NB School Committee at Keith Middle School

Longer Days Ahead For Students

Some New Bedford students will be spending more time in school beginning this fall.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Charles Murphy celebrating at town hall after re-election victory.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Charles Murphy celebrating at town hall after re-election victory.

Results From Fairhaven’s Biggest Races

The results are in: two incumbents have been re-elected in Fairhaven.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - New Bedford Park Board
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - New Bedford Park Board

A Victory For Whaling City Festival

The Whaling City Festival is here to stay.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Stanley Mickelson with his wife after Tuesday's victory.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Stanley Mickelson with his wife after Tuesday's victory.

Mickelson Wins Seat On Select Board

Dartmouth has a new select board member after Tuesday's election.

Stanley Mickelson beat David Faria by over 700 votes. The planning board member is new to the political scene, but is ready to serve the town

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Lance King/Getty Images

Former President Bush To Recieve Award

 

Former President George H.W. Bush has been named a recipient of the 2014 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Councilor Brian Gomes speaking during City Council meeting.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Councilor Brian Gomes speaking during City Council meeting.

Whaling City Festival May Get Second Chance

The Whaling City Festival may still live on after a discussion between Mayor Jon Mitchell and the festival's planning committee yesterday.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell with members from New Bedford Energy Now and Next Step Living
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell with members from New Bedford Energy Now and Next Step Living

Solar Panels Offer Savings For Residents

New Bedford kicked off its new solar power initiative Tuesday afternoon in a north end neighborhood.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Dartmouth Select Board meeting.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Dartmouth Select Board meeting.

Dartmouth Elections Coming Up Quick

Dartmouth's town elections are only days away and Select Board members are encouraging all residents to get out and vote.

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