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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…

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:…

Police Look For Men Who Used Skimmer At Walpole ATM

WALPOLE (CBS) – Walpole Police are looking for two men who put a skimmer at an ATM, stealing customers’ information. Police say the thieves stole thousands of dollars from a number of people by using the card reader device. The device was placed on the ATM at the Sovereign Bank on …read more Source: CBS…

Mass. Youth Volunteer Accused Of Sexual Assault

BOSTON (AP) — A 22-year-old Boston-area man has pleaded not guilty to aggravated rape in the alleged sexual assault of a pre-teen boy at a youth center where he was a volunteer. Vriky Santos of Chelsea was arraigned Friday in Chelsea District Court, where his bail was set at $10,000. He …read more Source: CBS…

Pundit: Government Shutdown Likely Dooms Lhota In NYC Mayor’s Race

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new budget battle in Washington could lead to a government shutdown in less than two weeks. The looming threat is the result of a House vote Friday that tied Obamacare funding cuts to a bill that pays for government operations, CBS 2′s Marcia Kramer reported. House Republicans …read more Source:…

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     

Felger & Mazz: September 20, 2013

It’s an Agenda Free Friday and Felger and Massarotti are broadcasting from the Ace Ticket Studio in Kenmore Square. The guys opened up discussing the Boston Red Sox, last night’s playoff clinching 3-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles, and John Lackey’s performance in the win. Lackey pitched a 2-hitter, striking …read more Source: CBS local…

Stand-up paddleboarding makes a splash in Vt.

Vermont may be thousands of miles away from Hawaii, but that’s not keeping a trend from making waves in our region. It’s called stand-up paddleboarding and Gina Bullard found some people trying something new with the sport. …read more Source: CBS Vermont – WCAX     

Big Tupper back in business

Big economic news in the North Country– Big Tupper is back. Melissa Sheketoff takes us to the top of the mountain that’s had its ups and downs. …read more Source: CBS Vermont – WCAX