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Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett / Getty Images
Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett / Getty Images

Built-up Hydrogen Gas Cause Of Beach Explosion

A build-up of hydrogen gas in a forgotten power cable is the probable cause of a mysterious explosion that happened earlier this month at a Rhode Island beach.

Officials said the long abandoned cable had originally been laid by the U

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Princess Njoya speaking to officials outside city hall - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Princess Njoya speaking to officials outside city hall - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Princess Njoya Of Cameroon Supportive Of Partnership With City

The princess of Cameroon made a visit to city hall Friday afternoon to acknowledge the partnership between the city and the African nation.

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Mayor Mitchel (L) with Joseph Michaud, Chairman of the New Bedford Chamber of Commerce / Jim Phillips TSM
Mayor Mitchel (L) with Joseph Michaud, Chairman of the New Bedford Chamber of Commerce / Jim Phillips TSM

Mayor And Business Leaders Optimistic About Future

Disappointed but not demoralized. That's how Mayor Jon Mitchell describes his feeling toward the decision by KG Urban Enterprises to withdraw its bid for a New Bedford casino development.

The Mayor was joined by a group of business leaders on Friday at City Hall to discuss what happens next

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Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Hernandez Murder Trial Cost Nearly $500K

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) _ The investigation and trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez cost Massachusetts prosecutors nearly half a million dollars.

The tally was released Friday by the Bristol District Attorney's office.

Hernandez wa

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Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby.  Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby. Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Mass. Gaming Chair Crosby Unsure of Region C’s Future

When KG Urban withdrew their plans for a New Bedford casino, Brockton was left as the only remaining candidate for the Region C casino license.

Thursday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission decided to stick with the previously established September deadline before entering applications into Phase Two

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Greg Desrosiers / TSM
Greg Desrosiers / TSM

Breaking News: Firefighters Battling Blaze At 45 Richmond Street.

BREAKING NEWS.  New Bedford Firefighters are battling a structure fire at 45 Richmond St. A dispatcher tells WBSM News, they received an initial report that a propane tank exploded in the back of the building, igniting the fire around 1:30pm

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