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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!
Whaling City Festival
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Committee To Decide Whaling City Festival’s Fate

It looks like the Whaling City Festival is being given a one-time trial with a closing time of 9pm instead of 8pm.

Mayor Jon Mitchell spoke with festival representatives, saying if they provided another hour of police details, more lighting, and cleaned the park, he'd give the later closing time a trial run

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Boston Fire/Twitter

Two Firefighters Killed As Boston Blaze Rages On

Update 6:30

Metro News - Two firefighters are dead and at least a dozen people are injured in a huge fire in downtown Boston.

A Boston TV station reports one of the firefighters was carried out of the burning apartment building in cardiac arrest.

All available fire engines we

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Robyn Beck/Getty Images
Robyn Beck/Getty Images

Enterprise Funds Would Contribute To Garage Repairs, New Meters

The New Bedford City Council will consider establishing two funds aimed at improving parking infrastructure in the city.

The Council's Committee on Ordinances has reviewed and amended a motion set forth by Mayor Jon Mitchell, which would ultimately compile revenue from parking meters and parking tickets, and reinvest those monies into the downtown and Acushnet Avenue business district

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Wareham Police
Wareham Police

Wareham Woman Charged With Arson Of Her Own Home

Wareham detectives have made an arrest in connection with a suspicious house fire earlier this month.

Wareham Police say 56-year-old Joyce Dietlin was arrested Wednesday in Plymouth, after an investigation conducted by Wareham Police, Wareham and Onset fire officials, and State Police

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2014 State Of The State
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Gov. Patrick Announces $25M For New Housing Units

Associated Press - Gov. Deval Patrick has announced more than $25 million to create over 335 new units of supportive housing for veterans, homeless and very low income families.

Patrick made the announcement Tuesday during a stop at the site of a planned veterans' housing project in Haverhill

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Wendy Maeda / Getty Images
Wendy Maeda / Getty Images

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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The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

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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