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Pete Braley

Pete was born and raised in the New Bedford area and got interested in radio when he was a teenager. He's been doing the morning show here at WBSM since 1989. He lives in Fairhaven with his wife Priscilla and their 4 children. He's very active in youth sports coaching baseball and softball. He admits to being addicted to the internet but claims it's "research" for the morning show.
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“Biggest Loser’s” Weight Loss Sparks Controversy

The latest winner of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" is sparking debate about her dramatic weight loss.

Twenty four year old Rachel Frederickson shed almost 60 percent of her body weight, revealing a rail think frame that even drew a reaction of shock from the show's trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels on the show's live season finale Tuesday night

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Raccoon Attacks Woman in Her Bed

Police say a Massachusetts woman has been attacked by a wild raccoon in her own bed.

Hingham police Sgt. Stephen Dearth tells the Patriot Ledger newspaper the raccoon jumped on the 73-year-old woman's bed Wednesday morning when she tried to pet it, thinking it was her own cat

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Sales Boost for Joe Namath’s Fur Coat

Joe Namath's flashy fur coat was one of the biggest attention-grabbers of Super Bowl 48 and New York's WCBS-TV reports that the business that sold Namath the coat has seen a boost in sales.

Mark Kaufman, owner of Mark Kaufman Furs in Manhattan, told the station he sold the coat, which is a blend of coyote and fox fur, to Namath just a few days before the game for about $3,000

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Would You Like to Have “None of the Above” on the Ballot?

New Hampshire state lawmakers are considering allowing the option "none of the above" on the ballot for voters, something Nevada has had for statewide races since 1976.

Democratic state Rep. Charles Weed proposed the idea, saying he wants to give voters a way to register a meaningful protest vote

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Science Finds a Way to Make Hair Grow Back

Hair transplants may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a new discovery.

Researchers say they have been able to grow human hair in the laboratory using tiny cells that fuel its growth. Researchers say the the technique has been used to grow new hair follicles in animals and is now being tested on humans

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Brockton Mom Denies Beating Son in Supermarket

A Brockton mother charged with beating her 5-year-old son in front of other shoppers in a supermarket has pleaded not guilty.

The Brockton Enterprise reports that Marie Lyssa Mars was ordered held on $5,000 bail at her arraignment Monday after pleading not guilty to charges including assault and battery

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School Cafeteria Cook Threatens to Bring in AK-47

A cook at a Massachusetts school who allegedly threatened to shoot co-workers in a dispute over cookies has pleaded not guilty.

Wendy Ferris of Cumberland, Rhode Island was released on $5,000 bail after pleading not guilty Monday to threatening to commit a crime

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