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The Potato Chip Taste Test [Video]

 

The "Do Us a Flavor" contest is underway with Lay's Potato Chips. This year there are four flavors again: Mango Salsa, Wasabi Ginger, Cappuccino and Bacon Mac N Cheese.

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Mattapoisett Animal Control
Mattapoisett Animal Control

Officials Searching For Owner Of Severely Neglected Dog

Animal control officials are asking for the public's help in finding the owner of an abandoned and malnourished dog.

The French mastiff was found in Acushnet last Thursday, rooting through a resident's garbage

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BENJAMIN YEH/AFP/Getty Images
BENJAMIN YEH/AFP/Getty Images

Ferry Disabled Off Mass. Coast Regains Power

The Coast Guard says a ferry from Provincetown to Boston has been disabled after being hit by a large wave.

WCVB reports that the Bay State Cruise Co. boat with 42 passengers was briefly stranded north of Scituate on Wednesday

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Photodisc

Mass. Teachers Now Required To Undergo Suicide Prevention Training

The new Gun Legislation signed Wednesday by Governor Patrick, also requires Mass. teachers to receive suicide prevention training at least once every three years.

The provision was included by State Rep

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Mitchell Makes Move To Extend Mayoral Terms

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has made an official move to change the City's charter, allowing for four-year mayoral terms instead of the current two-year terms.

Mitchell presented the City Council with the proposal on Wednesday, saying the modification would bring stability to the City's executive branch, allow the mayor to focus on long-term improvements, and cutting down on the relative amount of time spent fundraising and campaigning for re-election

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TSM

New Bedford Applications For Fishing Disaster Aid Total 129

Community organizations that serve the fishing industry are currently collecting applications from ground-fishermen across the state for Federal Disaster funding.

In New Bedford, 129 applications have been submitted so far at the Fishing Partnership office on MacArthur Drive

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Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Patrick Urges Market Basket Employees To Return To Work

Gov. Deval Patrick is urging Market Basket employees to go back to work while a deal to sell the chain is hammered out.

Patrick told reporters Wednesday he's spoken to the chairman of the board and with ousted former CEO Arthur T

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Photo by Miami Beach Police Department via Getty Images
Photo by Miami Beach Police Department via Getty Images

A $500 Fine And Anger Management Classes For Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is closing the book on his DUI case in Miami. The pop star is accepting a plea deal that will see him escape criminal charges in exchange for guilty pleas to lesser charges of careless driving and resisting an officer, stemming from his arrest back in January

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Kristen Pacheco/Townsquare Media

Dartmouth Police Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers

Dartmouth Police will be joining nearly 150 other law enforcement agencies across the state in an intensive crackdown on drunk drivers. The national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign is made possible through a federal grant, and provides extra funding to police departments that choose to take part, making it possible for extra patrols to be on the lookout for impaired drivers

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Talk To Your Teens About Smoking SPICE

There's a drug many teenagers know about, but few parents and grandparents do! It's called SPICE or K2, a synthetic form of marijuana, and is said to give the user a marijuana-like high. But the drug has more dangerous side-effects than weed. And the drug is available readily because it is sold as potpourri or incense in convenient stores and smoke shops.

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