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WBSM News Director Jim Phillips is a New Bedford native who's been covering local news in the region since 1973. Jim worked at WBSM for 11 years in the 1970's and 80's before joining "Local Cable News," Channel 13 in Fall River. He served as News Director there for 22 years, coverng crime, politics and human interest stories. When the program ended in 2006, Jim happily accepted an offer to rejoin WBSM. Jim and his family live in North Dartmouth.

Technology Investment At New Bedford High School

Dr. Irwin Jacobs and his wife Joan are again giving the gift of technology to students at New Bedford High School.

Dr. Jacobs, the founder of the Qualcomm technology company, is donating $900,000 dollars to purchase laptop computers and tablets for students...

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FBI Co-Hosts International Conference On Cyber Security In NYC
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Former FBI Director Mueller To Speak In Marion

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is the commencement speaker Monday at Tabor Acadamy in Marion.

He was recently appointed by the Justice Department as special counsel to oversee the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion by the Trump campaign...

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RI Drug Probe Leads To 30 Arrests

Providence Police say they've arrested 30 people in connection with a ten month drug investigation known as "Operation Stop The Flow."

WLNE ABC 6 identifies the alleged ringleader as 26 year old Johan Jimenez of Providence, who is believed to be a major supplier of heroin and fentanyl in Providence and on the Southcoast...

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Young People Coming Together in After School Program

An after-school basketball program for young people in New Bedford is looking for community support to continue.

The program began this year at the urging of community activist John "Buddy" Andrade who lobbied school officials for the use of the Gomes School in the South End...

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UMass Dartmouth Hands Out 2,100 Degrees At Commencement

More than 2,100 degrees were handed out Saturday to UMass Dartmouth  graduate and undergraduate students.  According to the University, the graduates come from 29 countries, and 20 different states in this country...

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