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Report: Immigrants Receive More Welfare Than Do Natives

The Center For Immigration Studies, in a report published in the Washington Examiner says 51 percent of immigrant households in the U.S...

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Our Elderly And Veterans Deserve More

It is appalling the way we treat our seniors and veterans.

State Representative Alan Silvia (D-Fall River), House Vice Chairman of the Joint Legislative Committee on Veteran's Affairs tells me many vets are currently not eligible for public housing in Massachusetts because their disability checks exceed the income eligibility guidelines...

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6 Things To Consider With Your Next Job

Sometimes you need to look for the stuff other than money when it comes to finding a job that's a good fit for you. This fun chart from Visualistan shows you what other things  you should consider when applying for jobs.

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Local Man One of Four Charged with Unemployment Fraud

A Wareham man is among four individuals being charged with fraudulently collecting more than $79,000 by the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office.

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State Auditor Suzanne Bump
State Auditor Suzanne Bump

Massachusetts Auditor: State Saw Record High of Benefits Fraud in 2015

BOSTON (AP) _ State Auditor Suzanne Bump says her office has identified a record high of $13.7 million in public assistance benefits fraud during the 2015 fiscal year...

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Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Organizations Making Seniors Aware of Benefits

New Bedford's Council On Aging and Coastline Elderly Services are teaming up to deliver financial benefits to local seniors.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that only 2 out of every 5 seniors that are eligible for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits are enrolled in the program...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Siemens crew member installing new LED "cobrahead" streetlight fixture.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Siemens crew member installing new LED "cobrahead" streetlight fixture.

City’s LED Lights Pass The Test

New Bedford's new LED streetlights have taken some getting used to, but they're providing the city with numerous benefits.

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Coffee May Help Fight Liver Disease

Another trip to the coffee pot won't just keep you awake, it could help keep you alive.  Research at Duke University's medical schools suggests increased caffeine could reduce non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. 

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Unemployment Benefits May End

The state is alerting about a fifth of those workers currently receiving unemployment that they could lose their benefits if Congress doesn't act by December 29th. 

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