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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...
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.
Campaign Organizer Julia Persinger, says its time for Co…
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.
The executive order marks the most dramatic shift in U...
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 ter…
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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