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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Ends With Candlelight March And Service

The tree outside New Bedford City Hall was covered with pink lights Tuesday night symbolizing the ongoing effort to end domestic violence.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Women's Center Director Pamela Macleod-Lima is hoping the message is sinking in

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Violent Crime Down, Drug Deaths Up In Massachusetts

A new report by state health officials is showing a drop in violent crime but continued problems with heroin deaths, rising childhood asthma and obesity.

The Massachusetts Health Council report, citing FBI crime reports, said that the state's murder rate fell by 34% and all violent crime fell by 4

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Firefighters Honored For Bravery

The State's 25th annual ceremony honoring bravery by firefighters in Massachusetts recognized four members of the New Bedford Fire Department.

Among those receiving Medals of Valor were Lt. Mark Raposa and Firefighter Matthew Forand for life-saving actions while battling a house fire on Dartmouth Street earlier this year

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July launch of Antaras rocket / Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images
July launch of Antaras rocket / Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images

Rocket Explodes After Liftoff In Virginia

A commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station has exploded moments after liftoff.

Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned rocket blew up over the launch complex at Wallops Island, Virginia, just six seconds after liftoff

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Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images

Dallas Nurse Now Ebola-Free

Amber Vinson, a nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient in Dallas, is now virus-free, and was celebrated by her caregivers as courageous and passionate before getting out of the hospital on Tuesday

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National Geographic

Unforgettable Covers Of National Geographic [VIDEO]

You can always spot the National Geographic magazine, whether in a waiting room or on a magazine stand. Its golden border serves as a frame surrounding some of the world's most acclaimed images. Since 1888, National Geographic has introduced millions of readers to remarkable stories, unbelievable scenes and discoveries from around the planet.

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