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New Bedford drug overdoses down 9% in 2017

Finally some good news on the overdose front: New Bedford drug overdoses are down 9% in the first three quarters of 2017 compared to the same period of 2016. According to the New Bedford police statistics, there were 378 drug overdoses in New Bedford from 1 January to 30 September …

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OPINION: In Defense of the First Amendment

In a letter to his army just prior to the end of the Revolutionary War, George Washington stated the importance of any person being able to voice their opinion, especially when the stakes are high. “… if Men are to be precluded from offering their sentiments on a matter…reason is …

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Is it time to take down the Whaleman Statue?

This week ESPN removed Asian-American announcer Robert Lee from covering University of Virginia’s home opener football game “simply because of the coincidence of his name.” Apparently, ESPN thinks he’s a statue and needs to be taken down. The past few weeks Confederate statues have been covered or taken down in …

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