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Pfizer Expected To Report Lower Q2 Revenue

U.S. drug giant Pfizer is expected to report significant lower second-quarter revenue tomorrow. Pfizer's laboratories haven't turned out any big-selling new medicines in a decade and it came up empty in a month-long pursuit of British drugmaker AstraZeneca this past spring

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Jim Phillips - TSM

UMassD Expansion Project Meets Fundraising Milestone

A major fundraising milestone has been reached at UMass Dartmouth.

The Charlton Trust recently donated $3 million for the expansion of the Charlton School of Business on campus. The pledge was contingent on the university raising $1

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How To Tell If You’re Being Lied To In Texts Or Email

 

When you communicate with someone in texts, via email or online, you can't see their body language and voice clues that you would see if you were speaking face-to-face, and that can make it harder to know if they're lying to you.

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Fernando Garcia/Facebook

Prominent Businessman And Philanthropist, Fernando Garcia, Dead

Prominent local business owner and Portuguese icon Fernando Garcia has passed away.

Friends confirmed Garcia's passing this morning.

Longtime friend of Garcia and former New Bedford Mayor Fred Kalisz tells WBSM News Garcia was known for standing up for the Portuguese community, and fighting for several issues including keeping the New Bedford Portuguese consulate open

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One More For The Road As The Shawmut Diner Closes

The neon lights have flickered off for the last time at the Shawmut Diner, as the business closed down for the last time, Monday.

Phil and Celeste Paleologos have retired from the diner industry, after 33 years of ownership, opting to spend more time with their family

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Taylor Cormier/TSM

Phil And Celeste Thank The Shawmut Diner Family [VIDEO]

After 33 years of ownership, Phil and Celeste Paleologos are closing the doors of the Shawmut Diner for the last time on Monday, March 31st.

Over the years, many people throughout the Greater New Bedford area have worked taking orders, busing tables, washing dishes, and cooking the classic diner food that we've all come to love at the Shawmut Diner

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Report: Mass. Schools Not Producing Enough Skilled Workers

A Massachusetts business group is calling for changes in the state's education system in light of a report that shows more than two-thirds of the state's employers report difficulty hiring appropriately skilled employees

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Homlyke Bakery - Facebook

Homlyke Bakery Closes It’s Doors

Homlyke Bakery and all branch stores have apparently closed down for good.

The bakery's Facebook page posted a status Friday afternoon, indicating the closure:

"For all our loyal customers, family, friends and second family..Ho

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Creatas,flickr

Mass. Ranks 13th in Country For Doing Business

Massachusetts is moving up in the Forbes Magazine list of the best states to do business. The Bay State ranked number 13 this year, up 4 spots from 2012.

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Apple Breaks $500 Threshold for First Time since January

Apple Inc.'s shares surged passed the $500 threshold — their highest level since January.

Wednesday's gains came a day after activist investor Carl Icahn said he thinks the iPhone maker should do more to revive its stock price.

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