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Massachusetts Gas Prices Fall By A Penny

The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has dipped another penny to an average of $3.38.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve, regular is now 6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and 9 cents lower than a year ago

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Massachusetts Electric Rates Shoot Up 37 Percent

Many Massachusetts households are going to see their electric bills shoot up 37 percent this winter.

State regulators have approved a 37 percent increase for National Grid household customers that would mean an average of $33 per month more for the typical residential customer

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Patrick Won’t Replace AG Holder

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says he won't replace retiring U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

At an event today, the Governor released a statement saying the AG position is an important job, but not for him right now

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Stresses Importance of Marine Commerce Terminal’s Original Name

Call it David vs. Goliath.

State Senator Mark Montigny says the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center has heard the pleas from New Bedford, and is restoring the name of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal

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Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Keating Voices Support for New Bedford-Named Project

A federal delegate is also letting Governor Deval Patrick know how he feels about the impromptu name change of a New Bedford project.

Congressman William Keating has drafted a letter to the governor, saying the name of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal should remain unchanged

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John Moore/Getty Images

Missing Afghan Soldiers Found

Three Afghan soldiers who disappeared while visiting a military base in Cape Cod have reportedly been found.

The men were last seen at a shopping mall Saturday night and were found earlier today at the Rainbow Bridge border crossing near Niagara Falls

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ICE Arrests 81 Immigrants In New England

Federal immigration officials say a four-day enforcement operation in New England has ended with the arrest of 81 immigrants, including those convicted of crimes, fugitives and those accused of other immigration violations

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Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School/Facebook

Interest, Not Disappointment Accounts For Growing Voc-Tech Waiting List

About 1,000 apply, but only half of the applicants are accepted to Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech. The school's 513-person waiting list tops the state when it comes to vocational schools.

Voc-Tech Scheduling and Reporting Coordinator, Sue Demers says while faith in the New Bedford Public School System has waivered, she doesn't associate those feelings with the growing interest in Voc-Tech

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Alaskan Junior High Students Visiting New Bedford

24 junior high schoolers from way up north will be visiting New Bedford this weekend.

On Saturday, students, their parents, and teachers from the Anchor Lutheran Shool in Anchorage, Alaska will spend four hours in the Whaling City soaking up the culture

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Governor Patrick In London For Trade Mission

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is spending the day zipping around London as part of his latest trade mission.

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