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Mass. Population Increases In 2013

 

New figures from the Census Bureau shows Massachusetts is continuing to add to its population.
 
    The latest estimate as of July 1 puts the state's population at nearly 6.7 million, up by more than 47,000 from July, 2012.
 

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Storm Could Bring “Blizzard-Like” Conditions to Southcoast

Keep the shovels and snowblowers handy. A Nor'Easter is headed our way, and with it, between 6-10 inches of snow in the Greater New Bedford area.

Local weather watcher ML Baron says the Southcoast will receive the brunt of the storm

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Dartmouth Police
Dartmouth Police

Dartmouth Man Charged with Videotaping Nude Child

A Dartmouth man is under arrest after allegedly videotaping a child while they were showering.

Dartmouth Police Detective Kyle Costa says police received a call Sunday, reporting a man on Slades Farm Lane had videotaped a child while they were nude in the shower

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One Fund

Man Accused of “One Fund” Fraud Files Suit

A man charged with trying to bilk the Boston Marathon bombing victims' fund out of more than $2 million has filed a federal lawsuit claiming state police violated his constitutional rights when they arrested him

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Abington Marine Returns Home One Last Time

A U.S. Marine sergeant from Abington is making his final trip home.

The body of Sgt. Daniel Vasselian is scheduled to return to Massachusetts on Tuesday.

He will be escorted by state police from Logan International Airport to Abington at about noon

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Thousands of Mass. Unemployed Losing Benefits.

 

 Thousands of Massachusetts residents who have been out of work for more than six months are being hit by the expiration of federal unemployment benefits.

Cash payments for the long-term unemployed were being cut off Saturday after Congress failed to extend the benefits before leaving for the holidays. The

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SJC Rules Life Sentences For Juvenile Murderers Are Unconstitutional

 

The highest court in Massachusetts has fallen in line with the U.S. Supreme Court and ruled that sentencing juveniles convicted of murder to life in prison without parole in unconstitutional.
 

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Photo - Mass. Clean Energy Center

Transparency Questioned at South Terminal Meeting

Residents voiced concerns about transparency at last night's informational meeting for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal project. Local resident Buddy Andrade wants more information about risks from contaminants in the area of the project

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Wrentham Police Dispatcher On Leave

The civilian Wrentham police dispatcher who handled the initial call in the deadly dragging of a 58-year-old motel employee, has been placed on administrative leave.

The veteran dispatcher never sent a police car to the Arbor Inn Motel for an unpaid bill dispute until she received the 911 call eight minutes after the first call

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Ballot Question Backers Deliver Needed Signatures

Supporters of ballot questions that would raise the minimum wage, create a statewide earned sick time policy and update the state's bottle deposit law say they've delivered more than enough certified signatures to put the issues before voters next year

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