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NFL Suspends Wes Welker For Taking ‘Molly’

24/7 News Source - The NFL is suspending Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker four games for violation of the league's policy against performance-enhancing drugs.

Pro Football Talk reports Welker took a Molly that was cut with amphetamines while at the Kentucky Derby. He tested posit

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UMass Dartrmouth Begins New Year With Convocation

Returning students and first-year freshmen are making their way around the UMass Dartmouth campus as classes begin.

Some 1,500 freshmen were invited to a Convocation Ceremony on Monday, and received some advice from Chancellor Divina Grossman

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Supt. Durkin Reviews First Day Of School

There were a few transportation glitches on the opening day of school in New Bedford. But Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin still gave the district an "A-" for the opening of school Tuesday.

Dr. Durkin knows that all eyes on are on New Bedford's underperforming schools, New Bedford High, Parker School, and Hayden McFadden

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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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Actress Jennifer Lawrence / Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

Celebrity Hacker Comes Forward — Sort Of

An anonymous hacker claims to be part of a team responsible for publishing nude photos of more than 100 celebrities.

In claims posted to a known hacker comment board, the anonymous user says the security breach took months to pull off

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Officials Working To Authenticate Latest ISIS Beheading Video

The State Department is working to authenticate a video released today that reportedly shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS militants.

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki's comments came at the start of a briefing today in Washington

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Joe Lopes/Facebook

Lopes To Cyclists: Wear Your Helmet

A broken scapula, and some scrapes and bruises could have been much worse, but also may have been prevented. That's according to New Bedford City Council President Joseph Lopes, who was not wearing a helmet while riding his bike Sunday morning when he was hit by a car

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New officers take oath at New Bedford City Hall / Jim Phillips / TSM
New officers take oath at New Bedford City Hall / Jim Phillips / TSM

City Welcomes Five New Police Officers

The City of New Bedford has added five new officers to the ranks of the police department.

All five recently graduated from the New Bedford Police Acadamy, and were sworn in Monday at New Bedford City Hall

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Freetown FEMA Flood Maps (credit: fema.gov)
Freetown FEMA Flood Maps (credit: fema.gov)

Freetown Residents Asked To Review FEMA Floodplain Maps

Residents of Freetown are being asked to review preliminary flood insurance rate maps that were recently released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The four maps cover sections of East Freetown and, if they are finalized, officials say they will become the basis for the town's floodplain management plans.

Officials say those plans mus

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