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New Bedford Case Affected by Drug Lab Scandal Sent to Trial

The first local case affected by the state drug lab scandal returned to court today.

A spokesman for the Bristol County District Attorney's office says 32-year-old Nathan Martin of New Bedford was ordered continued to be held on $25,000 bail in Superior Court this morning

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State Adding Up Costs Of Drug Lab Scandal

Gov. Deval Patrick's administration is trying to figure out how much it will cost the state to sort through the legal problems caused by the mishandling of evidence at a Massachusetts drug testing lab

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State Lab Chemist Admits to Faking Results

According to a state police report, a chemist in the state lab scandal has admitted she faked test results.

Annie Dookhan reportedly told investigators that for about three years she would just look at some evidence and label it what she thought it might be

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danielcazcom,flickr

State: MCAS Scores Climb In Math And English

Massachusetts education officials say the state's 10th-graders have performed better than ever on the MCAS exam, while minority students have closed the achievement gap.

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Former State Rep., Activist Tom Lopes Passes Away

A long-time activist in the Cape Verdean community has passed away.

Tom Lopes died Wednesday at the age of 70, after battling a lengthy illness.

Lopes was a well-known New Bedford resident, having served as a two-term state representative from 1975 to 1978, and serving as the owner and operator of Cape Verdean News for over thirty years

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foto footprints/flickr

Traffic Lights Installed at Dangerous New Bedford Intersection

One of the most dangerous intersections in New Bedford is now much safer.

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Former State Representative and Cape Verdean News Publisher Tom Lopes Dies

Former New Bedford state representative and publisher of the Cape Verdean News Tom Lopes has passed away.

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NEC/Flickr

Keating Defeats Sutter in 9th Congressional Race

William Keating is one step closer to returning to Capitol Hill in Washington. Sam Sutter is headed back to the District Attorney's office on Purchase Street.

Keating soundly defeated Sutter in the 9th Congressional District Democratic Primary on Thursday

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Bracknell Forest Council,flickr

22% Voter Turnout Predicted in New Bedford

The State Primary election is on our doorstep, and New Bedford Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia is predicting a healthy voter turnout.

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Agentsmith6,flickr

24 Arrested During Week Six of State Police Patrol Surge

State Police nab ten more drunk drivers during their continued Patrol Surge on Routes 24 and 195 here on the Southcoast.

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