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City Unveils Destination New Bedford App

New Bedford's Tourism and Marketing Department has launched its first app, designed to enhance the experience of visitors and locals alike, with a touch of their phone.

Tourism Director Dagney Ashley tells WBSM News, the app is a great way to engage visitors and educate them about New Bedford

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Developers take in presentation at Waypoint Events Center / Jim Phillips / TSM
Developers take in presentation at Waypoint Events Center / Jim Phillips / TSM

Developers Learn What New Bedford Has To Offer

More than 50 potential developers toured New Bedford on Thursday, getting a look at vacant property and buildings as possible sites for future economic development.....

Economic Development Council Director Derek Santos and his staff led bus tours throughout the city, visting sites in the North End, South End, Downtown and along the Waterfront

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Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images
Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images

Twenty-Six Members Of Congress Want Travel Ban From West Africa

Over two dozen lawmakers on Capitol Hill want travelers from West Africa banned from the U.S. until the Ebola outbreak is under control.

Twenty-three House Republicans and three Democrats have sent a letter to President Obama that asks the State Department to impose a travel ban and restrict visas issued to people from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

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Travelers Beware: Return To Full Service May Take Two Weeks

Traffic at Chicago's two busiest airports, O'Hare and Midway, slowly returned to more normal levels Monday, three days after a deliberately-set fire at a regional air traffic control center disrupted much of the nation's air-travel system.

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National Parks Adding Healthy Options To Menu

Healthy food and beverage choices are coming to National Parks across America.

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Eiffel Tower and d'lena Bridge at dawn in Paris, France
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Renowned Travel Author Laura Morelli Is No Stranger In Town [VIDEO]

Distinguished art historian and travel writer, Laura Morelli, has created a superb guidebook series devoted to directing you to the little shops where artisans still make their authentic traditional art, passed down through the generations.

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Photo by Pete Braley / TSM
Photo by Pete Braley / TSM

Markey Addresses Traffic Backups With State Officials

State Rep. Chris Markey says he's spoken with "Mass Highway" officials about the traffic backups caused last Friday by the work to replace the Faunce Corner Road bridge over Interstate 195.

Markey says major backups should end after crews rip out the median strip on Faunce Corner Road

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More Americans Are Planning A Fall Trip

The end of summer doesn't mean the opportunity for a vacation has passed.

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Nordeste Mayor Carlos Mendonca (L) with Dartmouth Selectboard Chair Michael Watson /  Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Nordeste Mayor Carlos Mendonca (L) with Dartmouth Selectboard Chair Michael Watson / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Another Sister City Agreement For Dartmouth

The town of Dartmouth has several "Sister City" agreements in place with communities in England and the Azores.

The Dartmouth Selectboard signed another one Monday night with the Azorean city of Nordeste

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Guide to the World’s Supernatural Places: Sarah Bartlett Interview [VIDEO]

Sarah Bartlett spoke with us from France on Friday. She has had an interest in all things supernatural since she was very young, and has poured her passion into a new book.

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