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Mitchell: Tiverton Casino Proposal May Give Mass. Gaming Commish Second Thoughts

How does a proposal to move a Rhode Island casino closer to the Massachusetts border affect New Bedford's chances for it's own gambling venue?

Twin River, which owns Newport Grand, is proposing a move from Newport to Tiverton, possibly to compete with New Bedford's waterfront casino proposal, and the hopes of a casino in Somerset

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Photo from Wareham Police
Photo from Wareham Police

Fall River Woman Arrested In Wareham On Drug Charges

A Fall River woman has been charged in Wareham with various drug violations.

Police say they found 32 year old Victoria Quintal early Monday standing outside a vehicle parked on Main Street.  According to officers, the woman appeared to have been involved in a fight

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fridayschild68, Flickr

Braga Bridge Painting Company Fined By OSHA For Lead Contamination

A New Jersey-based company subcontracted to paint the Braga Bridge is facing thousands of dollars in fines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for allegedly using lead based paint.

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Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College

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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Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty Of First Degree Murder [VIDEO]

According NBC News, Aaron Hernandez, the former star tight end for the New England Patriots, was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder.

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Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Still No Verdict In Aaron Hernandez Trial

The Aaron Hernandez murder trial is done for the day.  Jurors in Massachusetts were unable to reach a verdict Monday and will continue deliberations tomorrow.

Last week, they put in full days on Wednesday and Thursday before being dismissed early on Friday

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Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College

Student Fees to Increase at Bristol Community College

Student fees are set to increase at Bristol Community College.

The BCC Board of Trustees voted Monday to increase student fees by $8 per credit, a 4% increase over this year's costs.

The fee increase will go into effect for the Fall 2015 semester

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Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Defense Rests In Hernandez Murder Trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) _ The defense has rested its case in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez after calling just three witnesses.

Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in the 2013 shooting death of Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. Lloyd was kille

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Credit: NECN

Hernandez Attorneys Seek Not Guilty Finding From Judge

The guilt or innocence of Aaron Hernandez will be determined by a jury.

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Credit: NECN

Man Suing Hernandez Testifies At Murder Trial

A man suing Aaron Hernandez over claims that he shot him in 2013 testified Wednesday in his murder trial.

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