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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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Child Custody Agreement Reached In Jared Remy Case

Associated Press - A custody agreement has been reached for the 5-year-old daughter of Jared Remy and Jennifer Martel, the woman Remy is charged with fatally stabbing last year.

Remy is the son of Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy, who attended a family court hearing Tuesday with his wife and members of Martel's family

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Gloucester Man Wants Street Name Changed To ‘My Way’

Associated Press - A Gloucester man wants to change the name of his street to My Way, not because he's a Frank Sinatra fan, but because he loves his wife so much.

Bill Coletti has asked the city to approve the name change in honor of his wife of 24 years, Myra, who goes by My

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RUSSIA - OCTOBER 24: Olga Ostroumova examines x-rays of patients at the tuberculosis clinic in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Monday, October 23, 2006. (Photo by Evgeniy Pavlenko/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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Massachusetts Tuberculosis Cases Down

Associated Press - Massachusetts health officials say the state is seeing an overall decline in tuberculosis, although they warn of a worrisome rise in multi-drug resistant cases.

The Department of Public Health said Monday that last year Massachusetts saw 201 confirmed cases, compared with 215 cases in 2012

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Report: State Workers Face Injuries On The Job

Associated Press - About 3,000 state employees experienced job-related injuries from 2010 to 2012 serious enough to require time off, while four workers lost their lives.

That's one of the findings of a special advisory committee charged with gauging workplace risks and dangers for public employees in Massachusetts

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Report: Mass. Schools Not Producing Enough Skilled Workers

A Massachusetts business group is calling for changes in the state's education system in light of a report that shows more than two-thirds of the state's employers report difficulty hiring appropriately skilled employees

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Former Pennsylvania Mayor Coaxes New Bedford To Welcome Casino

The former mayor of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, drew similarities between New Bedford and his city in terms of casino development.

Mayor John Callahan appeared on WBSM's "Mid-Day Live", speaking about KG Urban Enterprises' involvement in bringing a casino to Bethlehem, a former steelworks city

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Fourth Arrest In Months-Old New Bedford Homicide

Another arrest is made in connection with a November 2013 homicide in New Bedford.

Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter's Office says 29-year-old Antonio Rodrigues, Jr. of Summer Street has been arrested and charged with firearm-armed assault with intent to murder and accessory to murder after the fact in connection with the murder of 31-year-old Sharone Stafford on November 23, 2013

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Fred Phelps, Westboro Baptist Church Founder, Dead

Metro News - The founder of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas is dead.

According to his son, Fred Phelps died overnight in Kansas at the age of 84.

The Westboro Baptist Church is infamous for picketing military funerals

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