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Chapter Closes On 19th Moby Dick Marathon In New Bedford
An historic claim to fame for New Bedford was relived over the weekend through the Moby Dick Marathon.
The epic novel by Herman Melville endured it's 19th annual readthrough at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, with readers like City Councilor Joseph Lopes trudging through nearly 25 hours of text.…
Tsarnaev Lawyers Request Hearing For Third Time
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking for a third time for a judge to hold a hearing on media leaks they say are jeopardizing Tsarnaev's right to a fair trial.
In a court filing Friday, Tsarnaev's lawyers cite a recent piece in Newsweek…
No Verdict Yet For Tsarnaev Friend
BOSTON (AP) — A jury has ended deliberations for the week without a verdict in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Prosecutors say Robel Phillipos lied to the FBI about being in Tsarnaev's dorm room three days after the bombing, when two othe…
Tsarnaev’s Lawyers Seek Trial Delay
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say they likely won't be ready for November's scheduled trial start.
Defense lawyers appearing in U.S. District Court in Boston on Thursday argued that prosecutors have given them massive amounts of evidence as part of the pre-tr…
Defense: Friend Didn’t Intend To Help Tsarnaev
A lawyer for a man accused of obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings said his client isn't a terrorist and never intended to help bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Azamat Tazhayakov is charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy for allegedly removing items from …
UMD Remembers Boston Marathon Bombing Victims
Students, faculty members and administrators gathered at UMass Dartmouth on Wednesday to honor those killed and survivors at last year's Boston Marathon.
During a vigil which included music and prayers, Chancellor Divina Grossman urged the gathering make a strong committment to make the world a …

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