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Taylor Cormier

Born in New Bedford in 1990, I grew up with something of a flair for performing. Whether it was high school performances, college venues, or community theater, I was always looking for a way to satisfy the "acting bug." In 2007, I was introduced to WBSM through an internship from Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech, which provided me with a much more useful outlet for my creativity. Since 2008, I have worked in the WBSM newsroom, gathering news, covering stories, and relaying the happenings of the day to you. In 2011, I was given the reigns to the Saturday morning slot, where I enjoyed bringing local happenings and discussion to you for nearly two years. In early 2013, I introduced the Southcoast to "Mid-Day Live," a mid-afternoon program that led way to the "Taylor Cormier Show" that debuted in 2014. A variety of national and local topics are filtered through my views, logic, and humor each and every weekday from 12 to 3 p.m. Be sure to tune in and participate in the dialogue.
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UMass Dartmouth/Twitter

Senator Markey Addresses Graduating UMass Dartmouth Students

It's commencement weekend at UMass Dartmouth. Nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students will receive degrees this weekend.

U.S. Senator Edward Markey was one of the speakers, and drew applause when he talked about his plan to reduce the high cost of getting an education

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Urgent Care Center Opens In New Bedford

The AFC/Doctors Express Urgent Care facility in the Market Basket Plaza is officially open.

Richard Crews, President of Doctors Express tells WBSM News the urgent care center offers a quick alternative to area emergency rooms, "Whether you're really sick or you're hurt, do you really want to go spend five hours in the E

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Lt. Gov. Polito Touts Community Compact in New Bedford

Governor Charlie Baker has issued an executive order, reshaping the way the State addresses municipal issues. The order creates a Community Compact, complete with a cabinet chaired by Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, and a Department of Revenue representative

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Polito Vague on Fate of New Bedford Commerce Terminal

Unclear answers from the Baker administration on what will become of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

The terminal, originally budgeted at $113 million, is $10 million over-budget, behind schedule, and will not play host to Cape Wind - the failed offshore wind project

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Johnson, Card/Wareham Police

Two Arrested In Wareham Robbery

Wareham Police have arrested two people in connection with a robbery Monday.

Police say the robbery occurred in the area of Tobey Hospital, while a woman was giving a man a ride in her car. The woman told police the man pulled a knife on her and took her money before exiting the vehicle

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No Charges Against Former Fall River Mayor, Report Concludes

The investigation is complete into allegations a city councillor made against the former mayor of Fall River.

Special Prosecutor William Connolly was appointed to the case after City Councillor Jasiel Correia claimed former Mayor William Flanagan threatened him by displaying a gun during a late night meeting last August

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Klai Juba Wald Architects

Brockton Faces Casino Vote Tuesday

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) _ City residents will decide the fate of a proposed $650 million resort casino for the Brockton Fairgrounds.

The southeastern Massachusetts city is holding a special election Tuesday on the proposal, which calls for a red brick casino complex housing a hotel, event space and restaurants.

Supporters s

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Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

New Charge For Convicted Murderer Aaron Hernandez

BOSTON (AP) _ Former New England Patriots player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez is facing another criminal charge: witness intimidation.

Hernandez was convicted last month of killing a man in June 2013. He also faces t

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Fall River Man Gets Life Sentence For Child Molestation

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ A former youth sports coach in Bristol has been sentenced to life in prison on child molestation charges.

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said Friday that 61-year-old Jesse Perry of Fall River, Massachusetts, was sentenced on two counts of first-degree child molestation and one count of second-degree child molestation. He also was ord

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