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Hodgson, Sheriffs To Demand Tighter Border Security

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson will be joining law enforcement personnel from around the country in Washington on Wednesday, demanding better border security.

They're also stating their opposition to what they call the "executive amnesty" of illegal immigrants

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Environment Massachusetts' Julie Persinger (C) calls on Congress to approve Tax Credits for renewable energy projects / Jim Phillips / TSM
Environment Massachusetts' Julie Persinger (C) calls on Congress to approve Tax Credits for renewable energy projects / Jim Phillips / TSM

Wind Power Advocates Push For Tax Credits

Representatives of "Environment Massachusetts" joined Mayor Jon Mitchell and other renewable energy advocates in New Bedford Thursday, asking the federal government to enact tax credits for future development of wind projects

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(Photo by Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images

Obama Outlines Immigration Plan

President Obama is poised to issue a sweeping executive order on immigration. Addressing the nation from the White House, the President said the U.S. immigration system is broken and must be repaired

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President Obama To Announce Immigration Steps

President Barack Obama says tonight, he'll be laying out the things he can do within his "lawful authority" to improve the immigration system.

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Obama Presents Medal Of Honor To Desendant Of Civil War Hero

President Barack Obama has presented the nation's highest military honor to a Union Army officer who was killed more than 150 years ago during the Battle of Gettysburg.

Obama says he's aware he may not be president today if it weren't for the bravery of First Lt

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Sen. Edward Markey of Mass. / Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
Sen. Edward Markey of Mass. / Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Senator Markey Wins Full-Term as Senator

Democrat Edward Markey has been elected to a full six-year term in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts.

Markey defeated little-known Republican challenger Brian Herr on Tuesday.

Markey ran a lower-profile race than last year, when he won a special election to finish John Kerry's Senate term

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Keating Making Final Strides Before Election Day

With election day only a few days away, candidates are making their final strides before voters head to the polls.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Local Fisherman Show Support For John Chapman

A Republican candidate for Congress stopped by New Bedford's Pier 3 Wednesday to talk about the local fishing industry.

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Credit: Twitter

Ebola Patient Tweets About Congressional Hearing

The American video journalist being treated for Ebola in Nebraska spent part of Thursday watching a Congressional hearing on the deadly virus.

Ashoka Mukpo posted two tweets about the hearing Thursday after someone there asked a question about the potential for dogs to spread Ebola

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Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

Pentagon Can’t Confirm Chemical Weapons Report

The Pentagon says it cannot confirm if any U.S. soldiers exposed to chemical weapons during the invasion of Iraq were told to keep quiet.

The "New York Times" reports between 2004 and 2011, U.S

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