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BCC Campus Back to Normal After Bomb Threat

The Bristol Community College campus in Fall River was evacuated for a brief period this afternoon.

A spokesman for the school tells WBSM News the campus received a bomb threat just after 3pm. The campus was immediately evacuated

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

UMass Job Fair Attracts Hundreds Of Job-Seekers

Government leaders say the recovery is on and companies are starting to hire again. That may be so, but local students looking for work in their chosen fields say they're having a tough time finding employment

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UMD/gettyimage

Over 100 Companies Seeking Employees at Southcoast Jobs Fair Wednesday

It's being touted as one of the largest job fairs to come to the area.

The New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with UMass Dartmouth and BCC, is hosting the Southcoast Jobs Fair Wednesday at

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Art And Culture Helping New Bedford Grow

If you ask members of the downtown community, you can thank New Bedford's heavy art and cultural influence for much of the city's growth.

City and state officials spoke at UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual and Performing Arts downtown about the impact of funding on local businesses and the city's improving culture

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Help With MCAS Testing For Local Students

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, or MCAS, is a sore subject for many people. Some educators have expressed frustration with the pressure placed on them to prepare students for exams, often taking over the curriculum. Students don't particularly care for any standardized test, let alone one that could make or break your high school career. And parents, they might feel helpless when it comes to helping their kid prepare for the MCAS testing.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Students Get First-Hand Look At South Terminal Site [Gallery]

What is life like working in a labor union? That is just one of the many questions asked by students from Bristol Community College during their visit to the future site of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

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UPDATE: BCC Lockdown Lifted

UPDATE 11:09:

The lockdown placed on the BCC Fall River campus has been lifted as of 10:52am. The lockdown was put in place after reports of an armed individual in the campus's G-Building.

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Ruddy Joseph(L) and McKenzy Blanc(R) - Fall River Police
Ruddy Joseph(L) and McKenzy Blanc(R) - Fall River Police

Two Arrested in BCC Sex Assault Allegations

Fall River Police have arrested two men in connection with alleged sexual assaults at or near the Bristol Community College campus.

Fall River and BCC Police began investigations after initial complaints on Thursday, and were able to request a warrant for the arrest of 22-year-old Ruddy Joseph

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Nuon, flickr

BCC Offering Turbine Training Courses

Bristol Community College is taking the lead, offering young people opportunities for advancement in the burgeoning offshore wind industry.

BCC is offering courses for offshore wind construction and maintenance of the turbines to be assembled in the city's South Terminal

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Community Organizations Call for Tax Increases

Dozens of community organizations are pushing for a tax increase in Massachusetts to fund programs and projects they say have taken a hit over the past decade.

The Campaign for Our Communities held a rally Tuesday at the Bristol Community College campus in downtown New Bedford, urging support for Governor Patrick's budget plan for increased education and transporation funding or other "progressive" plans pending on Beacon Hill

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