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Summer Fades Away

The weather has just been exquisite lately and I would rate the last few days as close to perfection. Yesterday’s highs near 80 away from the ocean was delightful. It felt more like summer and today is the last full day of summer with the autumnal equinox happening at 4:44 …read more Source: CBS local…

Neil Patrick Harris Talks To WBZ-TV About Hosting Emmys On CBS

BOSTON (CBS) – Neil Patrick Harris will host the Emmys for a second time Sunday night and he’s excited about it. Read: CBS Boston’s Emmy Coverage Harris, a “How I Met Your Mother” star, said you can expect “nice pieces of entertainment spread throughout the show.” “I may tell a joke,” he told …read more…

What To Watch For In Patriots-Bucs Week 3 Matchup

BOSTON (CBS) – We’ve heard it all week that the Buccaneers could easily be 2-0, and the Patriots could just as easily be 0-2. The Patriots’ wins have not been pretty to start the 2013 season, but as Tommy Kelly said earlier in the week, it’s a whole lot better to …read more Source: CBS…

NY Attorney Opens Up About Growing Up Abused, Homeless On L.I.

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An attorney and New York state official, who grew up abused, neglected and homeless on Long Island, is no longer hiding from her past. “My entire professional life I’ve shunned my background, I never wanted to be defined by my childhood experience,” Regina Calcaterra told 1010 WINS’ …read more Source: CBS…

UMass Dartmouth To Honor Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is holding a special ceremony to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. The Saturday ceremony coincides with International Peace Day and a cross country meet at the school. University officials, students and others are planting a peace tree to honor not …read more Source:…

Student: Conn. class forced to re-enact slavery

HARTFORD, Conn. — Middle school-aged students from Connecticut on a field trip last year were forced to re-enact slavery by pretending to be sold at auction and in fields picking cotton, according to a student’s complaint. They were told they would be whipped or worse if they ran, and some …read more Source: Albany Times…

Doctors Report More Cases Of “Sleep Texting”

BOSTON (CBS) – Everyone knows texting and driving is a bad idea, but now doctors have a new warning when it comes to our smartphones. More people are seeking help because they now find themselves texting while they are sleeping. Megan is one of those people. She admits she is hooked …read more Source: CBS…

Red Sox Clinch AL East With Win Over Blue Jays

BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Red Sox are AL East champions. After clinching a postseason berth on Thursday night, the Red Sox secured their spot as division winners by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3. Jon Lester allowed one earned run over seven innings and struck out eight. It’s the Red …read more Source: CBS…

Teenager Hospitalized Following Shooting At Brooklyn Park

NEW YORK (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was in stable condition Friday night after being shot in the groin in a Brooklyn park. Police said the boy was shot at about 7:30 p.m. in Canarsie Park, often referred to as Seaview Park. The boy was taken to Brookdale University Hospital where he …read more Source:…

A Glorious Week, Bit of a Wet Weekend, Then Repeat!

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook A week of amazing weather is drawing to a close, and I hope you had a chance to enjoy some of it outdoors. Being the fickle mistress she is, Mother Nature is throwing us some wet weather for the upcoming weekend, then right back …read more Source: CBS…

Soundbytes Of The Week: 9/20

play pause Soundbytes Of The Week Dave Mager Download BOSTON (CBS) – WBZ’s Soundbytes of the Week: the Navy Yard shooting. Produced by WBZ’s Dave Mager. …read more Source: CBS local Boston     

Shumlin heads to Asia to woo EB-5 investors

Saturday, Gov. Shumlin will fly to Asia for nine days to meet with investors primed to develop the Northeast Kingdom. But during his original campaign for office, he criticized a similar trip made by his predecessor. …read more Source: CBS Vermont – WCAX     

Bradley Jay ‘What Is The Real The Key To Happiness?’

My name is Bradley Jay and I host the Jay Talking radio show which airs every Sunday evening at 10pm on WBZ NewsRadio 1030. Check out my Facebook page at facebook.com/djbradleyjay Consider this: Bradley Jay ‘What Is The Real The Key To Happiness?’ Our world is cluttered with tasks and goals, but …read more Source:…