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Phil Paleologos

As a kid, I listened to the night sounds of AM radio on my pink and silver Pacific transistor-6 radio (made in Japan) that picked up the great 50,000 watt clear channel stations around the country. I can still hear the smooth-voiced KMOX announcer, John McCormick, "the man who walked and talked at midnight." I was hooked! Since then, I fell in love and married the airwaves. In the fall of 2015, I will celebrate my golden anniversary, 50 wonderful years in broadcasting. From my early days as a teenager in Hot Springs, Ark., I began a career that took me from my hometown radio station to The Talk America Radio Network. My American Breakfast radio show was syndicated nationally to many major and small markets, one of my proudest lifetime achievements. Another dream was realized when I was named as one of the nation's Top One Hundred Talk Show Hosts by TALKERS MAGAZINE. I'm so grateful for all the opportunities I've experienced in this great industry, including hosting the morning drive on The New 1420...WBSM.
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Is Uber An Employer?

If there's one thing Uber is adamant about, it's that its drivers are independent contractors, not its employees. But Florida doesn't agree, with the state's Department of Economic Opportunity deciding last week that former Uber driver Darrin McGillis was an employee of the company, and therefore is eligible for unemployment insurance

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High Heels Step-Up Injuries

Are high heels a health hazard? High-heeled-shoe-related injuries doubled between 2002 and 2012, according to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. You could say that injuries from high heels are on the rise! And we're not just talking about blisters!

In fact, the damages were severe enough that upon publication of the study in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Injuries, the research team took the occasion to warn the public about appropriate footwear selection and awareness of one's surroundings

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Fox & CNN Debates

With so many announced and likely 2016 Republican presidential candidates, a big concern for the GOP is how to handle so many people in the primary debates. Fox News Channel and CNN, which will be hosting the first two Republican primary debates in August and September, respectively, have come up with their solutions, and released the guidelines May 20th

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Local Hot Jobs


If you are interested in any of these jobs, go by the Greater New Bedford Career Center, 618 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford.  Phone 508-990-4000

1.     Optical Receptionist #5705697 - As the first person that our patients greet when entering the office, you must have a professional appearance and top notch communication skills. You

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Limit POTUS Expenses

The House Oversight Committee backed legislation on May 19th that would limit the expenses paid for former U.S. presidents who make more than $400,000 a year. If an ex-president makes over $600,000 a year, they wouldn't get any federal funds for office expenses or travel at all

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Animal Rights Equal To Humans

Should animals have the same rights as people? A Gallup poll out May 19th found that 32 percent of Americans believe animals should have, quote, "the same rights as people to be free from harm and exploitation

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Check List Of Airbags Recalled

For more than a decade, the Japanese company Takata, one of the largest suppliers of airbags, denied that its products were defective, even as motorists were killed by exploding airbags. But, in an about-face, Takata now admits that its airbags were defective

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Geraldo’s Firing Has Local Connection

Not that long ago, you'd spot one of America's most recognizable TV reporters, Geraldo Rivera, at local places like Not Your Average Joe's or other familiar venues. He had a home nearby because he was married to a local girl, C

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