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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 .
Trubutes To Hoffman
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Trubutes To Hoffman gettyimages

Four Arrested In Connection With Hoffman Death

 

New York police have arrested four people suspected of selling drugs found in the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment.  A law enforcement official tells CNN three men and one woman were taken into custody Tuesday night.  I

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Braga Bridge
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Braga Bridge travelblog.org

Light Up Braga Bridge

A move is on to light up the Braga Bridge. Fall River State Representative Carole Fiola says the bridge that carries Interstate 195 over the Taunton River should be a beacon for the region, much as the decorative lighting on the Zakim Bridge in Boston makes it a beacon for the city

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Kermit Flemming
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Kermit Flemming NBPD Booking Photo

New Bedford Attempted Armed Robbery

A New Bedford Man is arrested to downtown New Bedford early Saturday morning and charged with attempted armed robbery. 44 year old Kermit Flemming of Ashley Blvd approached a 39 year old Plymouth resident at Union and Pleasant Street, put a knife to the victim's throat and demanded money

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Taunton Casino
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Feds OK Wampanoag Casino Pact

A compact between the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and Governor Patrick becomes official today. Last month the tribe won federal approval to pursue a casino in Taunton. The agreement has the tribe paying the state anywhere from zero to 21-percent of its gaming revenue depending upon the level of competition

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