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 .
N S A Scandal Anniversary
It was one year ago that Americans first learned the National Security Agency was spying on their electronic communications.
New Appeal For O J
A new appeal for O.J. Simpson has been filed with the Nevada Supreme Court.
Bush Would’ve Made Bergdahl
A former Bush administration official says George W. Bush would have made the same decision that President Obama made in swapping five Taliban detainees for the release of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.
Marijuana Treatment For Epileptics
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says an agreement has been reached with a pharmaceutical company to look into the use of marijuana extract to treat medication-resistant epilepsy in children.
ADP Jobs Report
The ADP jobs report for May is coming in way below expectations.
Hurricane Name Study
The folks in charge at the National Hurricane Center might want to rethink giving some hurricanes female names.
Puppy Totals Car
A Massachusetts man is blaming his German Shepherd puppy for totaling his car.
Chrysler Sales Jump 17%
Chrysler sold a lot of cars, trucks, and minivans last month.
Marathon Suspect Expected To Die
Federal prosecutors say evidence seized from a Cambridge apartment where the Boston Marathon bombing suspect once lived should be admitted as evidence because he no longer lived there and expected to die.
Traffic Accident Cause Trillions
Traffic crashes are costing the U.S. economy close to a trillion dollars a year, according to a new study.