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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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Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
Photo by David McNew/Getty Images

Investment Tax Credits Awarded To Amazon Project

Amazon is getting some financial incentives to construct a new distribution center at the Fall River-Freetown line.

Governor Charlie Baker says the state Economic Assistance Coordinating Council is supporting over $3 million in investment tax credits for Amazon

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

New Bedford Could Receive Extra $2.1 Million for Road Repairs

Help could soon be on the way for cities like New Bedford dealing with post-winter improvements.

Representative Antonio Cabral has advanced a bill through the House Committe on Bonding, which he chairs, that authorizes up to $200 million for the maintenance of roads and bridges managed by municipalities throughout the state

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Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images

Gov. Baker Seeks Federal Disaster Declaration For Snowstorms

Gov. Charlie Baker's administration plans to seek about $400 million in federal disaster assistance for the record-setting snowstorms that wreaked havoc on Massachusetts.

An administration official tells The Associated Press that the governor will be sending a letter to President Barack Obama by the end of this week asking for a disaster declaration for 10 Massachusetts counties

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Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

Obama Orders Slowdown Of Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

President Obama is slowing the U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan. President Obama says the U.S. will keep nearly 10-thousand U.S. troops in Afghanistan through the end of this year.

In a White House news briefing with new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Obama said he remains committed to ending more than a decade of war in Afghanistan

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Patriots Owner Robert Kraft / Getty Images
Patriots Owner Robert Kraft / Getty Images

Updates From NFL Owners Meetings

Patriots brass are in Phoenix, Arizona for this week's NFL Owners Meetings. The Competition Committee is discussing potential rule changes, including the ability to challenge penalties, moving the extra-point back and mandatory possession of the ball for both teams in overtime games

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John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Hernandez Prosecutors File Appeal With Supreme Judicial Court

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office has filed an appeal with the Supreme Judicial Court regarding witness testimony in the Aaron Hernandez Trial.

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