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Jack Peterson

Jack Peterson, AKA Captain Jack, is one of WBSM's most versatile personalities.  Jack is equally at home doing the play by play of high school football and basketball, gathering, writing and broadcasting news, or filling in for WBSM talk show hosts.  A 51 year broadcast veteran, Jack started his career in Lowell, MA as a DJ and has been on the air in New Bedford for the past 34 years.  He has also been Master of Ceremonies at many local charity events including the United Way awards banquet, Special Olympics and the Otto Graham and Dave Cowens Achievement Awards.  His hobbies include sports (watching, not playing), reading and the entertainment industry.  Jack has lived in New Bedford with his wife of 28 years, Lynne (AKA 1st Mate Lynnie), with their 11 year old Beagle/Foxhound/Pointer/Lab mix dog, Chloe .
Middleboro Town Hall
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Middleboro Vandalism

Middleborough Police are investigating vandalism involving swastikas and obscenities spray-painted on 10 cars and several homes early Sunday morning. According to Middleboro Police, while on patrol, an officer found spray paint on numerous cars and houses on Warren and West End Avenues

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Snow Shovelers
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Pawtucket Seeks Snow Shovel Volunteers

It's an idea that many local communities should consider. Pawtucket, Rhode Island Mayor Don Grebien is looking for more volunteers to shovel snow for the elderly. The Pawtucket Times reports that the service is provided free-of-charge to senior citizens

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Mass. Student Acquitted Of Threat Charge

A jury has acquitted a North Attleborough High School student of threatening to shoot up his school.

Patrick Skrabec, who spent six days in jail over the Christmas holiday after his arrest in 2012 when he was 17, was found not guilty Thursday of threatening to commit a crime and disturbing a school assembly after a two-day trial and 45 minutes of jury deliberations

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New Bedford Cab Robbery

An unidentified 46 year old New Bedford cab driver was the victim of an overnight robbery and stabbing in the north end. New Bedford Police Detective Capt. Steve Vicente says the driver was stopped by two men at Sawyer and Mitchell streets, was pulled out of his cab, stabbed in the leg and robbed

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Powerball Ticket
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Winning Powerball Ticket Sold At California Gas Station

The owner of a gas station in Milpitas, California will be getting a check for a $1million for selling the only winning Powerball ticket Wednesday night.

The drawing was worth $425 million.

Lottery officials confirm one person hit all six numbers on a ticket purchased at The Dixon Landing Chevron on California Circle

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Snow Plow
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Plow Truck Driver Assailant In Court

The Lakeville man accused of striking a snow plow truck driver on Saturday night appeared in Wareham District Court Tuesday. Douglas Haskell of Churchill Road in Lakeville said he was angry at the un identified driver because he alleges that the end of his driveway had been plowed in

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