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Governor Patrick Says Most People Support His Plan

Governor Deval Patrick says comments to his office are running as high as three-to-one in favor of his offer to shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border.

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Beauty Throughout History

I came across a blog post* about how the ideal woman has changed over time. It described the standards of beauty in different eras, and it was actually very interesting.

For instance, did you know that paleness was so deeply coveted in the 1400s that women went to great lengths to whiten their skin? Methods such as mercury and lemon juice were used back then

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Running Five Minutes Could Lower Heart Attack Risk

Running for as little as five to ten minutes a day could lower a person's risk of heart attack or stroke. A new study found that running less than six miles a week at paces slower than ten minutes per mile still substantially reduced deaths from heart disease or stroke

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Just Married, Just Met!

My sister and I were flipping through channels last night and landed on Lifetime, of course. We were captivated by this TV show called "Married at First Sight."  This social experiment features 3 newlyweds who were scientifically matched by 4 experts: a sexologist, a clinical psychologist, a spiritual counselor, and a sociologist

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Hometown Hero Award Presented To Fairhaven First Responder [VIDEO]

WBSM and Fun107 parent company TownSquare Media has awarded their "Hometown Hero" award to a Fairhaven emergency responder.

Joshua Benoit was nominated by his mother as a firefighter and paramedic who was called to two scenes in 2013, where he attempted to save the lives of his uncle and his brother

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Fairhaven Police

Police: New Bedford Man Sets Fire To Porta-Potty, Other Items

A New Bedford man is under arrest after taking the phrase "light a match" to the next level.

Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza says on the night of July 21, Police and Fire Departments responded to four different fires, including one at a portable outhouse behing the Hastings Middle School

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Photo by Scott LaPierre/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Revere Tornado Causes Extensive Damage

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down just north of Boston.

Revere Deputy Fire Chief Mike Viviano says the fire department in that coastal city has received dozens of calls reporting partial building and roof collapses, and downed trees and power lines

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