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Monster Shark Tournament
Monster Shark Tournament
Roughly 35 boats took part in the 30th annual North Atlantic Monster Shark Tournament out of New Bedford this weekend. Anglers took to Buzzards Bay in hopes of catching the largest porbeagle, mako, and thresher sharks. Tournament official Matt Phillips tells WBSM News in addition to the sportsmanship, the event shows the public the reality of sharks...
Sendoff For Samantha
Sendoff For Samantha
There's a big sendoff planned Friday for singer Samantha Johnson of New Bedford. Johnson is heading to New York City to perform on "America's Got Talent." During earlier performances she's earned rave reviews from the judges and studio audiences...
Good Eating
Good Eating
Organizers of the 9th annual New Bedford Chowder Festival say the turnout for Sunday's event on Pier Three appeared to be the largest ever in Chowder Festival history. Thousands lined up to sample both clam and seafood chowders, stuffed quahogs  and specialty soups...
Mitchell Endorses Coakley
Mitchell Endorses Coakley
According to some polls, Martha Coakley is ahead by 30 points in the race for the Democratic Nomination for Governor. On Friday she picked up more support --- an endorsement from New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell. The Mayor told reporters, he appreciates Coakley's style of governance, working with communities rather than dictating to them...