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Taylor Cormier

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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Wareham Police Release Details On Camardo Drive Incident

Wareham Police are releasing their side of the story as it pertains to a video seen on social media, of a town police officer allegedly slapping a 58-year-old woman in the face.

The Wareham Police Department says the two officers were called to 17 Camardo Drive Wednesday morning to investigate an abandoned child complaint called in by a neighbor

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Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Massachusetts Minimum Wage Increase Passes House, Heads To Senate

A bill that would raise Massachusetts' $8 per hour minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2017 could soon be law.

The House of Representatives approved a compromise measure on Wednesday on a 124-24 vote after a brief debate

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Hidden Brook Veterinary Services
Hidden Brook Veterinary Services

Smudge The Cat Is Recovering

Smudge the cat is resting comfortably after undergoing surgery Tuesday morning.

Smudge was the victim of animal abuse, allegedly at the hands of 55-year-old Manuel Erinna of New Bedford. Erinna has been charged with animal cruelty after he reportedly struck the cat over the head with an aluminum baseball bat Saturday when he learned the cat scratched his ex-girlfriend's infant granddaughter

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Mayor Mitchell Anticipates More Business After Offshore Wind Announcement

Mayor Jon Mitchell is hoping the efforts the city has taken to break into the offshore wind industry pay off.

The state announced Tuesday four additional leases of over 700,000 acres in Nantucket Sound to be used for offshore wind

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Lighthouse Animal Shelter
Lighthouse Animal Shelter

Levi – WBSM’s Pet Of The Week

Does anything I write here even matter?

I mean, c'mon! Look at that face! How can you not fall in love with this guy immediately???

Well, if you're one of those who likes to know a little bit about somebody before he becomes your best friend, here's a few things to know about Levi

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Getty Images

Obama Sending Troops To Embassies In Iraq

Over 250 military personnel are going to Iraq.

President Obama told Congress today the troops will be supporting U.S. personnel and the embassy in Baghdad.

The administration's also said to be considering drone strikes as militant insurgents continue to take over key cities

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Elder Abuse Report Considered In Kasem’s Death

24/7 News Source - The feud between Casey Kasem's kids and his widow is apparently on hold, but not over. Kasem's daughter Kerri Kasem is reportedly weighing the possibility of filing an elder abuse report against the DJ's widow Jean Kasem.

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Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Legendary Actress, Activist Ruby Dee Dies

Legendary actress and activist Ruby Dee has died. A rep says Dee passed away Wednesday night surrounded by family at her home in New Rochelle, New York. She was 91.

A pioneer for African-American women on screen and stage, Dee's numerous accolades include a Grammy, an Emmy, a Screen Actors Guild Award, the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honors

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

MassDOT Says Bridge Is Replaceable

Officials with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation say the $100 million estimate to replace the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge is not too far off.

MassDOT has begun a study which will result in recommended improvements to Route 6 between New Bedford and Fairhaven, with a heavy focus on the antiquated bridge

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