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Patrick Says Review Of Fire Safety Laws Possible After Lowell Fire

Gov. Deval Patrick says the fire that killed seven people in Lowell could prompt a discussion about current fire safety laws, such as whether older buildings should be retrofitted with sprinkler systems

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New Bedford Airport - Mass. DOT

Airport Runways To Close Next Week

The runways at the New Bedford Regional Airport will be closed next week because of construction at the airport.

The Mayor's Office says the closures will begin Monday night at 9 and will continue until July 18th

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Bill Cosby Supports Pipeline Protesters

Comedian Bill Cosby and his wife Camille are supporting protesters marching across the state in opposition to Kinder Morgan's proposed natural gas pipeline.

The couple, who own hundreds of acres of protected land in Shelburne Falls, about 100 miles west of Boston, have been opposed to the pipeline since the company notified them last winter of plans to survey their property

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Martha’s Vineyard Town Wants To Join Gaming Lawsuit

A town on Martha's Vineyard and a local community association want to join the state's lawsuit seeking to block the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe's plans to build a gambling hall on the island.

In motions filed late Thursday, the town of Aquinnah and the Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association petitioned to intervene in the state's suit, which is currently in U

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Man Loses Part Of Hand On Disney’s Pirates Of The Caribbean Ride

MetroSource News - A British tourist is recovering after losing part of his hand while riding the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

Authorities say the man lost the tips of his ring and pinky fingers on his right hand in Thursday's incident

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Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images

LeBron James Takes His Talents To Cleveland

LeBron James is going back to play basketball in his home state, telling
Sports Illustrated that he has decided to make a return to Ohio to again play
for the Cavaliers.

James' decision has ended the speculation about where the four-time MVP would
play next, conjecture that had grown to a fever pitch over the past days and
weeks

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Lebanese Restaurant Fire
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Fast-Moving Fire Causes Heavy Damage At Well-Known New Bedford Eatery

A New Bedford business suffered extensive damage after a fire this morning.

The two-alarm fire broke out at the Lebanese Kitchen at 1487 Purchase Street around 11am and spread quickly.

Waitress Sheri DeMello was about to begin work when the fire began

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