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Fall River School Locked Down AFter Threat

Students at the Silva School in Fall River were taken to the auditorium Tuesday while police searched the building for a gun. 

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WBSM Top Stories Of 2012

As we close on 2012, we take a look back at some of the stories and news that affected us here on the Southcoast. A hurricane roared through, education was debated and a tragic shooting are just a few of the things that we will remember from this year

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Andrew Zimmern of ‘Bizarre Foods’ Stops By Fall River

Earlier this year we had Guy Fierri stop by the Southcoast to try some of our food on his show, 'Diners Drive Ins and Dives'. Now, Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern has paid us a visit.

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Get Chowdered! – Blount Clam Shack Teams With Boys & Girls Club

Attention soup lovers, here's some news where you can get some delicious soup and help a good cause! 

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Westport Woman To Be Indicted on Manslaughter Charges

A Westport woman who allegedly struck and killed a male friend walking in front of her vehicle has been indicted by a grand jury.

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UMass Dartmouth

UMass Officials Mark Halfway Point for Biomanufacturing Building

Construction has reached something of a halfway point as UMass officials celebrated the ongoing work at the Massachusetts Accelerator for Biomanufacturing.

The MAB, part of the UMass Dartmouth campus in Fall River, is the first building to take up residence in the SouthCoast Life Science and Technology Park

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Caret Seeks $480 Million For UMass, Warns Against Further Cuts

 

UMass President Robert Caret says his goal is to have the state pay 50% of the money needed for educational programs on the five campus UMass system, and the students paying the rest in tuition and fees.  L

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Fall River Man Suffers Broken Leg, Then Arrested On 195

Massachusetts State police say a Fall River man has ended up in the hospital with a broken leg after fleeing police.
 
    State police said the episode began around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday when 25-year-old Cleveland Clay rammed two Fall River police cruisers trying to avoid arrest

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Southcoast Hospitals Group

Southcoast Hospital Using Robotic Surgeon

A Southcoast Hospital is implementing a state-of-the-art surgical tool that benefits both the surgeons and the patients.

The da Vinci Robot is a single-site surgical machine manned by Dr. James Hermenegildo at Charlton Memorial Hospital

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Elizabeth Warren Visits Fall River

Senator Elect Elizabeth Warren visited Fall River Sunday night on the third leg of her thank you rallies to greet volunteers and supporters.

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