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New Bedford Airport Tower Closing Due to Sequester Cuts

The Massachusetts Congressional delegation is calling on the FAA to prevent the closure of some 200 air traffic control towers, including New Bedford, slated to be shuttered next month as part of sequestration cuts.

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Getty Images

Free White House Tours Cancelled Citing Sequester

Call the 24-hour White House Visitor's Office at 202-456-7041 and listen to the biggest crock of insupportable bull-pucky as free tours of "The People's House" will be cancelled effective Saturday, March 9, 2013, until further notice, due to staffing reductions resulting from sequestration!

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UMassD PhotoGraphics, flickr
UMassD PhotoGraphics, flickr

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Visits UMass Dartmouth School of Law

Students, faculty members, and state officials had the chance to learn a bit more about the role of the country's Attorney General from the man himself. Eric Holder dropped by the UMass Dartmouth School of Law Friday, taking questions and providing his take on many issues he faces on a daily basis

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tsm -  New Bedford fishing boats
tsm - New Bedford fishing boats

NOAA Intends to Cover At-Sea Monitoring Costs

Realizing the upcoming fishing year will be an exceptionally rough ride for fishermen, officials at NOAA are trying to pick up some of the costs associated with keeping tabs on the catch.

In a written statement, Northeast Fisheries Science Center Director Bill Karp says NOAA is working on a plan to fund at-sea monitoring, a cost that has been passed onto fishermen in the past

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New Bedford Airport - Mass. DOT
New Bedford Airport - Mass. DOT

Sequester Could Impact New Bedford’s Airport

The New Bedford Regional Airport is bracing itself for the sequester of automatic spending cuts in the federal budget.

Airport Manager Thomas Vick says the airport is on the list of control towers that may have to cease operations as $85-billion is slashed

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Sequester Hype is Exaggerated

Washington is doing what they do best, which is magnifying the sequester until the sky starts falling!

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