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Mitchell Says City Needs More Say in Own Finances
Now that Massachusetts has passed a budget for Fiscal Year 2018, New Bedford can start making plans based on what kind of funding and local aid it will receive from the state.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said that is helpful, but that there are still a number of ways in which…
Stocks Open Higher After Hitting All-Time High
The stock market is opening higher after setting a record high the day before.
Major stock indexes moved further into record territory shortly after the market opened Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 11 points to 15,688...
Futures Down After 2 Days of Consecutive Gains
U.S. futures are falling after two consecutive days of solid gains, with the Standard & Poor's index headed for its strongest weekly percentage increase since mid-July.
Dow Jones industrial futures are down 4 points to 15,169. S&P futures have lost 2.2 point...
Futures Down Ahead of Durable Goods Report
U.S. stock futures are under pressure ahead of new data expected to show that businesses eased back on big-ticket purchases last month, as well as a report Friday that revealed a drop-off in new home purchases.
Dow Jones industrial futures are down 22 points to 14,696...

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