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Charles W. Morgan 1841 whaling ship. Photo courtesy of Mystic Seaport.

Whaling Ship Waits Out Storm In New Bedford

A historic whaling ship on its first voyage since 1921 is waiting out a strong Independence Day storm in port in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

07/04/2014

Last year’s Miss Latina Pageant featuring tiny toddlers and teenage girls was such a success that this year the event will expand to include a new group of contestants: boys. FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Miss Latina Pageant Expands To Include Boys

Last year’s Miss Latina Pageant featuring tiny toddlers and teenage girls was such a success that this year the event will expand to include a new group of contestants: boys.

04/01/2014

Display outside of a dentist office (Photo Credit: MARK RALSTON / AFP / Getty Images)

Dentist Accused Of Using Paper Clips In Root Canals

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A former dentist in Massachusetts has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud for using paper clips instead of stainless steel posts in root canals. Michael Clair is scheduled to be sentenced […]

01/24/2012

Some Waterbury Residents Upset Over New School Super

The hiring of a new school superintendent in Waterbury has upset some African-American residents, who walked out of a recent Board of Ed meeting.

08/09/2011