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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 .
Treasurer Steve Grossman
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Treasurer Steve Grossman state web site

A Hundred Million Dollars In Unclaimed Property

 

The state says its newest update to the unclaimed property list in Massachusetts has 45,000 new listings owed a total of $100 million. State Treasurer Steve Grossman says those numbers cover only the last six months. He

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Wareham Police
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Wareham Police warehampd

Wareham Armed Robbery

The Cumberland Farms Store on the Cranberry Highway in Wareham was held up early Saturday morning. According to Wareham Police Chief Kevin Walsh, a single male walked into the store armed with a handgun and ordered the clerk to hand over cash from the registers

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Seekonk Police
Town of Seekonk
Seekonk Police Town of Seekonk

Armed Home Invasion In Seekonk

Seekonk police are investigating an armed home invasion. Police say the occupants of the house were tied up but not injured and that the intruders stole a number of items.

Investigators don't believe it was a random act, but they want residents in Seekonk  to be aware of what happened

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Curry College
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Curry College getty images

Mumps At Curry College

Students at Curry College have been notified that a recent visitor to the Milton campus is believed to have the mumps virus. The person was at the campus between February 14th and 19th.

 

Massachusetts requires all full-time undergraduate students to receive a mumps vaccination before arriving on campus.

 

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Lottery Headquarters Boston Globe getty images

Lottery Winner Speeding

A Rockland man busted for speeding through Hingham had a pretty good excuse when he was pulled over. He'd just won a big prize playing the lottery and was on his way to collect his cash.

It turns out Thursday was 22-year-old Scott's Lowe lucky day in more ways than one

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Nutrition Facts Label
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FDA Proposes Nutrition Label Update

Nutrition labels are poised for a makeover. The Food and Drug Administration is proposing some changes to the labels, which are found on packaged foods and drinks.

The new label design makes the total calorie count easier to spot and puts emphasis on added nutrients, such as sugar, Vitamin D and potassium

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Mass Gambling Commssiojn
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Mass Gambling Commssiojn By Boston Globe getty images

Decision On Slot Parlor Coming

The state gaming commission is preparing to award its first license for expanded gambling in Massachusetts. The panel is scheduled to meet today to decide between three applicants for the only slots parlor allowed under the state's 2011 gambling law

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