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Born in New Bedford in 1990, Taylor has grown up with something of a flair for performing. Whether it was middle school plays, high school performances, or college venues, Taylor was always looking for a way to satisfy the "acting bug". In 2007, Taylor was introduced to WBSM through an internship from Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech, providing him with a much more useful outlet for his creativity. Since 2008, Taylor has worked in the WBSM newsroom, gathering news, covering stories, and relaying the happenings of the day to you. In 2011, Taylor was given the reigns to the Saturday morning slot, where he enjoyed bringing local happenings and discussion to you for nearly two years. Then in early 2013, Taylor introduced the Southcoast to "Mid-Day Live", his daily afternoon talk show which brings today's newsmakers to you!
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Body Identified After Rounds St Fire

The State Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity of the body found after a house fire on Rounds Street in New Bedford earlier this week.

Through fingerprint identification, the body has been identified as 29-year-old Justin Downey of 55 Rounds Street

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McDonald’s Manager Robbed In New Bedford

New Bedford Police are working the facts on a robbery this morning outside of the Hathaway Road McDonald's.

Police say the manager of the restaurant was getting into her car in front of the McDonald's when she was approached at gunpoint, and forced to hand over cash

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Another Arrest In Aaron Hernandez Case

24/7 News Source - Authorities in Florida are holding another suspect in connection with the murder case against former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

Oscar Hernandez, Junior will appear in an Orlando courtroom today on obstruction charges before he's extradited to Massachusetts

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Manuel Garcia Courtesy of Ed Camara
Manuel Garcia Courtesy of Ed Camara

Portuguese Feast Kitchen Manager Dies

Members of the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament Committee are remembering 85-year-old Manuel Garcia of Onset, who was found in waters off Onset on Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at Tobey Hospital.

For many years, Garcia was the kitchen manager at the feast, and spokesman Edward Camara tells WBSM News, Garcia will be hard to replace

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UMD Remembers Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Students, faculty members and administrators gathered at UMass Dartmouth on Wednesday to honor those killed and survivors at last year's Boston Marathon.

During a vigil which included music and prayers, Chancellor Divina Grossman urged the gathering make a strong committment to make the world a better place

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Police: Man Stole And Sold Neighbors’ Vehicles For Scrap

Westport Police say a Crane Avenue resident stole his neighbors' cars and then sold them for scrap.

According to the Standard Times, 28-year-old Nathan Moniz was arrested Monday after police were able to track down two of the three stolen vehicles at a Tiverton auto parts yard

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[UPDATE] Fatal New Bedford Fire Under Investigation

UPDATE 7PM - The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says the death of a man found in a burned home in New Bedford's West End has been ruled suspicious.

The State Medical Examiner has taken custody of the body, and an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

The victim's

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New Bedford Man Arrested For Breaking Into Cars

New Bedford Police have arrested a man suspected of breaking into cars in the West End over the weekend.

29-year-old Stephen Tavares was arrested early Sunday morning after police received reports of a man possibly breaking into vehicles in the area of Chancery and Parker Streets

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Teacher’s Investigatory Meeting Postponed Again

An investigatory meeting slated for today between the headmaster of New Bedford High School and teacher Joanne Maura has once again been postponed.

The Superintendent's office says today's postponement was requested by the teacher's union

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Autopsy On Dead Baby Scheduled, Police Searching For Mother

The investigation continues into the death and disposal of a newborn baby outside of a County Street home.

New Bedford Police and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Bristol County D

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