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LBJ Presidential Library Hosts Summit Marking 50 Years Since Civil Rights Act Of 1964

Former Celtic And NBA Great Has Health Scare

If you ask most people who the best player in NBA history is, you'll most likely hear a lot of nods for Lebron and MJ. While those two are tremendously skilled and both have winning pedigrees, there should be no questioning the correct answer to who is the greatest winner in NBA history. The answer's a lock...Bill Russell

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City Council Appoints Former Member, Current Employee, As City Clerk

The City Council appointed former councilor Dennis Farias to the position of city clerk Thursday night, with the body voting nine-to-two to accept Farias over Assistant Carver Town Clerk Elizabeth Nichols

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City Council Wants Update on Downtown Post Office Closure

The U.S. Postal Service is poised to shutter the downtown post office for good, and that's not sitting well with At-Large City Councilor Naomi Carney. Carney said it makes no sense that the post office will be moved out of downtown

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Hodgson Doubts Many Children Will Be Deported Soon

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson expects some of the thousands of migrant children who crossed the southwest border into the U-S will find their way to Massachusetts, and New Bedford.

Hodgson is visiting processing and detention centers along the border with a delegation of Sheriffs to get a first hand look at the immigration crisis

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Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Patrick says Cape Cod Base Considered for Secure Detention Facility

Gov. Deval Patrick says he has still not made a final decision on whether Massachusetts will shelter some of the unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border illegally.

Patrick did confirm on Thursday that the Camp Edwards military base on Cape Cod was among the possible sites being considered for a secure detention facility

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New Bedford Bay Sox Facebook profile - NECBL Week 6 Pitcher of the Week Jimmy Davitt
New Bedford Bay Sox Facebook profile - NECBL Week 6 Pitcher of the Week Jimmy Davitt

Around The Bases With The Bay Sox [Week 6]

The New Bedford Bay Sox' rocky season continues. The Bay Sox (6-23) dropped further into last place in the NECBL Southern Division this week. They now trail the league leading Plymouth Pilgrims by 17 games

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Israeli tanks on the move.  Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images
Israeli tanks on the move. Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images

Israel Begins Ground Offensive in Gaza

Israel is launching a new ground offensive against Gaza.

The military claims it's targeting tunnels that allow terrorists to infiltrate Israel and carry out attacks. Hellfire missiles, drones and boots on the ground are all a part of the operation

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Our Latest Summer Read: “The Most Dangerous Animal Of All” [VIDEO]

Gary Stewart knew he was adopted. He was being raised in Louisiana by a very loving family when his birth mother reached out to him. She had always wondered how he had been and what kind of man he turned in to. Once Gary met his birth mother, he wondered about his birth father. How would you feel if you found out your real father was a serial killer?

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