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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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Davis’ Retirement Surprises Business Leaders

The nearly unspoken news at the annual meeting of the Greater New Bedford Industrial Foundation was the retirement of the Business Park's Executive Director, Tom Davis.

Davis again declined to comment on the informal announcement at Wednesday night's meeting, only saying a firm date for his retirement has not been set

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Gay Group Wants To March Openly in St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Associated Press - A gay rights advocacy group is pushing for gay people to be allowed to march ``openly and honestly'' in Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade.

On Saturday, MassEquality Executive Director Kara Coredini said a group of gay military veterans would be allowed to march under its banner as part of a tentative deal with parade organizers

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Obama Plans Massachusetts Visit

Associated Press - President Barack Obama is planning a trip to Boston to help raise money for the Democratic Party.

Obama is set to attend a round-table discussion fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee with about 25 supporters in Cambridge

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Getty Images - Gov. Deval Patrick

Mass. Gov. Patrick: ‘No Plans’ For White House Bid

Associated Press - Gov. Deval Patrick is downplaying any talk of a future White House run, saying he's focused on his day job and plans to return to the private sector when he leaves office.

Patrick said Monday he's ``not sending any signals or floating any trial balloons

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Getty Images

Montigny Supports More Liquor Licenses

One local legislator says more liquor licenses in New Bedford only means added success for the business community.

State Senator Mark Montigny tells WBSM News he's been working with Mayor Jon Mitchell on the Home Rule Petition filed by Mitchell, requesting 25 more liquor licenses be made available to restaurateurs

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Westport Police
Westport Police

Weed Operation Busted In Westport

A six-week investigation in Westport leads to the bust of a weed operation.

Westport Police say they were conducting surveillance when they witnessed 47-year-old James Robert Jacobs of Davis Road in Westport distribute a large amount of marijuana to a female, who then drove off

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Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Kerry Kennedy Found Not Guilty

The daughter of Robert Kennedy is not guilty in her drugged driving trial.

It didn't take long for jurors to reach their decision in Kerry Kennedy's trial in White Plains, New York.

Kennedy testified that she had accidentally taken a sleeping pill instead of her thyroid medication before crashing her SUV in July of 2012

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Mass. Chips Away At Health Insurance Backlog

Massachusetts officials say they're continuing to sign up people for health insurance even as they concede they may not have a fully functioning insurance website by the end of June.

That's the deadline to move more than 200,000 people into insurance plans that comply with the federal health care law

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