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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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Jury Selection To Begin In Hernandez Trial

Jury selection starts this week in a high-profile case: the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Prospective jurors will be summoned to Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River on Friday for the case, which centers on the June 2013 slaying of semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd

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Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images

New Bedford Celebrates New Year’s Eve

What are you doing New Year's Eve? The City of New Bedford has your evening planned out for you, with a multitude of activities and live music events to choose from.

The Toe-Jam Puppet Band, children's folk singer Bill Harley, jazz musicians, and even a West African drum ensemble are just some of the performers to be featured downtown Wednesday night

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2014 Top Stories – Fairhaven Jesus

He seemed to appear out of nowhere, and started what some may call a "mini-revival" in Greater New Bedford. Malvin "Mel" Larsen, dubbed "Fairhaven Jesus" by those who saw him along the Route 6 corridor, was very visible in the summer months of 2014, making it a point to talk to as many people as he could about his personal testimony and his relationship with Jesus Christ

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Time To “Stuff The Bus” With Toys In New Bedford

A decked out school bus will be parked at Police Headquarters in New Bedford Saturday. The bus is part of a toy drive campaign organized by Neighborhoods United President Jerry Pinto.

Pinto says this is the second try for the "Stuff The Bus" toy drive this season

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CIA Director Does Not Call Techniques ‘Torture’

24/7 News Source - CIA Director John Brennan is not calling the enhanced interrogation techniques used on detainees torture.

When asked at a press conference today whether detainees were tortured, Brennan said there were times when CIA officers exceeded policy on authorized interrogation techniques. He acknowledged some officers we

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Marc Piscotty/Getty Images

Standard-Times Editor Bob Unger To Step Down

The Standard-Times is saying goodbye to its editor at the end of the year.

Effective January 1, Editor and Associate Publisher of the Standard-Times Bob Unger is stepping down from the paper.

In a letter to employees, President and Publisher of the SouthCoast Media Group Peter Me

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Oli Scarff/Getty Images

New Bedford Presents Fitness Challenge To Residents

The City of New Bedford is fostering partnerships between multiple wellness organizations to present a fitness challenge to the residents of New Bedford.

The challenge is to simply get moving and get healthier, and city residents can do just that by signing up for the challenge which will begin in January

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