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EPA Warns Of Poor Air Quality On Southcoast

Many Southcoast residents may experience breathing problems Wednesday due to poor air quality.

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Princess Njoya speaking to officials outside city hall - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Princess Njoya speaking to officials outside city hall - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Princess Njoya Of Cameroon Supportive Of Partnership With City

The princess of Cameroon made a visit to city hall Friday afternoon to acknowledge the partnership between the city and the African nation.

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Latest Report Shows Increase In Suicides By Men

A report recently released by the Bristol County Regional Coalition to Prevent Suicide found that last year there was a 72 percent increase in suicides among middle aged men as compared to 2013.

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First 2015 Case of West Nile Virus Found in Massachusetts

Public health officials say West Nile virus has been detected in a mosquito in Massachusetts for the first time this year.

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Ground Spraying In New Bedford

Targeted ground spraying will be conducted in New Bedford by the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project early Thursday morning.

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New Bedford Beaches Re-Open

The New Bedford Health Department has announced that all of the city's beaches have reopened for swimming on Friday.

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Measles Diagnosis Traced Back to Martha’s Vineyard

Officials in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard are warning residents and visitors after a child from out of state was diagnosed with measles after his visit to the islands last week.

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Battle Rope Fitness

Tired of dumbbells? You could throw a big rope around instead. Fox News reports "battle ropes," those large, heavy ropes that look like they could actually tether a ship to the shore, may be popping up soon in your local gym!

The ropes have long been used in training for sports like football, but have now gone mainstream

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Children's Hospital Class Aims To Help Youth With Obesity Issues
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Parents Deny Obesity In Own Kids

When researchers recently looked at data on how parents perceive their overweight young children, they learned that 94.9 percent believe the kids' size to be "just right." As startling and unsettling as that statistic may be, it had been shown before in smaller populations and wasn't the worst news out of the study

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Baby Food Recall

A small piece of glass was found in a Beech-Nut Nutrition product. As a result, the company is participating in a voluntary recall for almost two thousand baby food products nationwide.

The recall was announced yesterday and involves "4-oz

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