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Are Conservatives Happier Than Liberals?

"If you're not a liberal at twenty, you have no heart. If you're not a conservative at forty, you have no brain." Winston Churchill's famous saying implies that as some people go through life, their political views change as they grow older

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Two 12-Year-Old Fairhaven Heroes

The late Maya Angelou said, "I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people." There are two young men from Fairhaven who deserve the moniker of hero. Gabe Monroe and his buddy, Will Benoit, are 12-year-olds who recently ran the entire New Bedford Half Marathon, not to show themselves or others that they could, but to raise money for other kids who couldn't run because they are suffering from cancer

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Michael Maroney and Find Katrina Girl
Michael Maroney and Find Katrina Girl

Find Katrina Girl [VIDEO]

ABC News reported this story about an Air Force veteran trying to reconnect with a special girl he rescued during Hurricane Katrina. Ten years later, Michael Maroney is asking the internet to help track her down. The hashtag #FindKatrinaGirl has gone

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images

New Bedford Council Considers Taking Closer Look at LED Streetlights

The New Bedford City Council is looking to take a proactive approach to a number of complaints regarding the LED streetlights installed last year.

Ten councilors have signed onto a motion that would schedule a ride-along with councilors, a representative from Siemens energy, and the City's Energy Manager to take a look at some of the areas of New Bedford that residents have described as poorly lit

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Boston 2024 Citizens Meeting at UMass Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM
Boston 2024 Citizens Meeting at UMass Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM

New Bedford And Fall River Officials Offer Venues for Boston Olympics

Southcoast officials urged a Citizens Advisory Committee meeting Tuesday night at UMass Dartmouth to consider both New Bedford and Fall River as locations for Summer Olympic events, if Boston ends up hosting the Olympics in 2024

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Whaling in Japan 1993 / Photo by Mark Votier/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Whaling in Japan 1993 / Photo by Mark Votier/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Industrialized Whalers Kill 3 Million Whales in 20th Century

Two scientists for NOAA Fisheries and a Science Director for the New Bedford Whaling Museum have worked together to determine the number of whales killed during industrial whale hunts in the 20th century

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