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Running Five Minutes Could Lower Heart Attack Risk

Running for as little as five to ten minutes a day could lower a person's risk of heart attack or stroke. A new study found that running less than six miles a week at paces slower than ten minutes per mile still substantially reduced deaths from heart disease or stroke

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Just Married, Just Met!

My sister and I were flipping through channels last night and landed on Lifetime, of course. We were captivated by this TV show called "Married at First Sight."  This social experiment features 3 newlyweds who were scientifically matched by 4 experts: a sexologist, a clinical psychologist, a spiritual counselor, and a sociologist

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Jathan Fink/Townsquare Media

Hometown Hero Award Presented To Fairhaven First Responder [VIDEO]

WBSM and Fun107 parent company TownSquare Media has awarded their "Hometown Hero" award to a Fairhaven emergency responder.

Joshua Benoit was nominated by his mother as a firefighter and paramedic who was called to two scenes in 2013, where he attempted to save the lives of his uncle and his brother

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Fairhaven Police

Police: New Bedford Man Sets Fire To Porta-Potty, Other Items

A New Bedford man is under arrest after taking the phrase "light a match" to the next level.

Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza says on the night of July 21, Police and Fire Departments responded to four different fires, including one at a portable outhouse behing the Hastings Middle School

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Revere Tornado Causes Extensive Damage

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down just north of Boston.

Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano says the fire department in that coastal city has received dozens of calls reporting partial building and roof collapses, and downed trees and power lines

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Jim Phillips | TSM

Absentee Ballots Available At City Hall

The Massachusetts State Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 and the New Bedford Elections Commission has announced that absentee ballots for this election are now available through the Elections Office at New Bedford City Hall.

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Feast or Fast?

Everyone is excited about the Madeira Feast coming to New Bedford this weekend. I have never been to the feast, but I hear wonderful things about it. Out of all the aspects of the feast, it seems like everyone is most looking forward to the food!

The only problem is that I am a poor excuse for a Portuguese person because I am a picky eater

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