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Tim Weisberg is the afternoon news anchor for WBSM, joining the newsroom in January of 2017. Previously, Tim hosted "Saturday Morning with Tim Weisberg" on the station for four years. Tim has been also been hosting "Spooky Southcoast" on WBSM since January 2006. He originally created the show, along with co-host and producer Matt Costa, to give the people of the SouthCoast a chance to discuss their own local hauntings, legends and lore. But a funny thing happened--the show has grown by leaps and bounds and is now one of the most recognized programs on the paranormal in the entire world! The show has been downloaded more than 2,000,000 times all over the planet. Tim has also written two books: "Ghosts of the SouthCoast" and "Haunted Objects: Stories of Ghosts on Your Shelf," the latter co-authored with Spooky Southcoast's Christopher Balzano. Tim has also made appearances on The Travel Channel ("Ghost Adventures," "Most Terrifying Places in America"), The History Channel ("MonsterQuest"), BIO ("My Ghost Story"), Discovery Channel, Destination America ("America's Bermuda Triangle") and LIVING TV in the UK. Tim is also a sports writer for The Standard-Times in New Bedford, covering the Boston Celtics, New England Patriots and local youth and high school sports. Catch Tim's news updates every afternoon on WBSM and on the RadioPup app. Spooky Southcoast airs Saturday nights 10 p.m. to Midnight.
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Hanson Man Dies When Car Struck By Freight Train

 

A 20-year-old Hanson man died early Friday after his car was struck by a freight train. The Brockton Enterprise is reporting that a car driven by Kyle Champignie of Hanson was struck by a CSX Corporation freight train on the tracks near Oak Street in Bridgewater.

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Via YouTube

Humbug Pastor Ruins Christmas

Maybe we should call him "Reverend Grinch."

Evangelical "street pastor" David Grisham recently took it upon himself to show up at a Texas mall and tell a group of children waiting in line to see Santa Claus the "truth" about the Jolly Old Elf, and how Christmas should be about Jesus Christ and not St...

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NBA via YouTube

Popular NBA Sideline Reporter Passes Away

 

Longtime Turner Sports broadcaster Craig Sager passed away on Thursday after a long battle with leukemia. He was 65.

Sager, known for his soft style and equally loud suits, had been a broadcaster with Turner Sports covering the NBA on TNT for decades. Aft...

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What Ghosts Might We Encounter at Fort Adams This Saturday?

 

This coming Saturday night, we’ll be holding a Face Your Fears Night at Fort Adams in Newport, RI. In addition to being an awesome historical site, it’s also extremely haunted, and has been featured on television shows like Ghost Hunters. The...

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Credit: Trig Photography

Fort Taber-Fort Rodman Featured on Ghost Hunters This Wednesday

New Bedford once again takes center stage on national television this Wednesday night, August 31.

No, Hillary Clinton isn’t going to name-drop the Whaling City for a second time…New Bedford will actually be featured on SyFy’s Ghost Hunters program, airing at 9 p...

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Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography
Photo courtesy of Frank C. Grace/Trig Photography

New Owner Will Face Challenge With Butler Flats Plan

With the report that the new owner of the Butler Flats Lighthouse was touring the property this week, it appears the Texas businessman’s plan is to turn the 118-year-old lighthouse into a bed and breakfast.

It’s a plan that has already worked out well at another SouthCoast lighthouse, but there’s no guarantee Butler Flats will have a similar outcome.

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Darren McCollester

Reporter Speaks Out on ‘Jesus Christ’ Question to Belichick

Normally, Day 2 of New England Patriots training camp isn't much for making news. But all that changed on Friday when a reporter asked head coach Bill Belichick if there was any chance Jimmy Garappolo could supplant incumbent starting quarterback Tom Brady, should the third-year backup play well in his four games under center filling in for the suspended Brady...

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Hillary Clinton Campaigns With Tim Kaine In Virginia
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Hillary Mentions New Bedford in DNC Speech

We've learned in recent days that Hillary Clinton spent some of her early working years in New Bedford, working for the Children's Defense Fund. But nobody expected the Democratic presidential nominee to name-drop the Whaling City during her acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night.

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