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Small Business Leaders Criticize Teen Rally

A rally held at the statehouse Thursday is drawing criticism from the small business community.

The National Federation of Independent Business says the nearly 1,000 teens calling for increased funding for youth summer jobs initiatives are only creating future problems for themselves

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YouTube

Pia Durkin Named “Turnaround Operator” for Parker School

New Bedford Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin admits she's never personally overseen a school takeover before, but is optimistic it will be a relatively smooth transition at the Parker School. Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester named Durkin the "turnaround operator" for the level five elementary school

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Local Improvement Funding Included in Bond Bills

Two bond bills soon heading to the House and Senate contain plenty of local provisions.

State Rep. Antonio Cabral has requested nearly $15 million dollars in the Transportation Bond Bill for rail, vehicle traffic, and pedestrian improvements in and around the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Project

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Massachusetts Getting Back To Normal After Snow

Gov. Deval Patrick says things are getting back to normal after a snow storm that brought nearly two feet of snow to some parts of Massachusetts.

He says roads are in pretty good shape and the MBTA should be back to normal by late afternoon, but people still need to be patient

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What Is The Worst Thing About The State of Massachusetts?

When it comes to being from Massachusetts, there are certainly a few things that other states seem to not like about us. The accents, our passion for our sports teams, but those aren't the worst thing about our state. So what is it?

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Dozens of Projects Ask For Rhode Island Historic Tax Credits

Dozens of projects have applied to qualify for $34.5 million in historic tax credits, a program reopened this year.

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Dartmouth Police

Gun, Ammo, and $30K Found After Dartmouth Arrest

A Pennsylvania man is arrested in Dartmouth on weapons charges.

According to Dartmouth Police, 32-year-old Jonathan Selden of Philedelphia was traveling on Rt 195 Thursday night, when members of the FBI Gang Task Force, Fall River, New Bedford, Dartmouth, and State Police arrested Selden

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What State Drinks the Most Beer?

America may be all about baseball and apple pie, but beer certainly belongs in the discussion.

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Is It A Good Time For Governor Patrick To Raise Income Tax? [POLL]

In his State of the State address, Gov. Deval Patrick has asked the Legislature to raise the state's income tax a full percentage point to 6.25, while looking to reduce the state's sales tax from 6.25 to 4.5 percent! All things considered, is this a good time to raise taxes?

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Governor To Cut Red Tape

Governor Deval Patrick is proposing changes that could cut the red tape for professionals seeking or renewing state licenses.

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