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Brockton Student Changes The Conversation On Twitter

boston.cbslocal.com — Paul Burton Paul Burton is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. Burto... BROCKTON (CBS) - Brockton High School students are tweeting about each other in a new and unusual way. "Amanda is amazing and we have the best bond ever I love her," Brockton High School principal Sharon Wolder reads.

Patriots-Lions Week 12 Predictions

boston.cbslocal.com — BOSTON (CBS) - The 98.5 The Sports Hub, WBZ-TV and WBZ NewsRadio 1030 sports teams make their predictions for Sunday's game between the Patriots and Lions at Gillette. Scott Zolak, 98.5 The Sports Hub The bottom line is that the Patriots have a secondary this year, and that is the biggest difference in this defense.

Firefighter Injured At 2-Alarm Fire In Norwood

boston.cbslocal.com — NORWOOD (CBS) - One firefighter was injured battling a two-alarm fire in Norwood on Friday, officials said. Firefighters were still on the scene of the blaze at 802 Norwest Drive. The injured firefighter was transported to a nearby field where crews transferred the firefighter into a medical helicopter.

Roche: Exploring Pros, Cons Each Team Presents To Jon Lester

boston.cbslocal.com — Dan Roche Dan Roche is an award-winning sports anchor and reporter for WBZ-T... BOSTON (CBS) - As we wait for Jon Lester to finish up his free agency tour, let's take a look at some of the pros and cons of the places he may end up: Pros: Much has been made of the fact that Lester currently resides about 30 minutes out of Atlanta, and I get that it could play a factor.
Nov 21, 2014

Where should @JLester31 sign? A look at the Pros/Cons/my odds each team presents to the free agent: cbsloc.al/1uK0w4j #wbz

Keller @ Large: New Generation Deserves Credit

boston.cbslocal.com — Jon Keller Jon Keller is WBZ-TV News' Political Analyst, and his "Keller A... BOSTON (CBS) - By now you've surely heard that the grand jury in St. Louis hearing evidence in the fatal shooting of a black Ferguson teenager by a white police officer may at any minute announce their decision on whether or not to indict the cop.

Robi On The Road: Animal Rescue League Of Boston Answering The Distress Calls

boston.cbslocal.com — David Robichaud New England native and Emmy Award-winning journalist David "Robi"... BOSTON (CBS) - A skunk sprays your chocolate lab. A raccoon trashes your garbage. A seagull vandalizes your picnic basket at the beach. Would you lift a finger to save any of these animals if they were in trouble?

Bridgewater State Tests Alert System Amid School Shooting Fears

boston.cbslocal.com — Bridgewater State held a planned test of its alert system following a shooting at a Florida school Wednesday night. WBZ-TV's Christina Hager reports.

Reports: Patriots Sign Running Back LeGarrette Blount

boston.cbslocal.com — BOSTON (CBS) - Running back LaGarrette Blount is heading back to the New England Patriots, according multiple reports. Blount is in Foxboro at the team's facilities and will re-sign with New England, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson. CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora is reporting that Blount will sign a two-year deal with the Patriots, pending a physical.

Mashpee Teen Seeks Owner Of Marine Corps Ring

boston.cbslocal.com — Katie Brace Katie Brace is a General Assignment Reporter for WBZ-TV News With... MASHPEE (CBS) - Nate LaRiviere, 14, may have been the perfect person to make a discovery in a cemetery off Lakewood Avenue in Mashpee. The high school freshman was in the cemetery to do some artwork.

TSA Finds Dozens Of Credit Cards Inside Teddy Bear At Logan

boston.cbslocal.com — BOSTON (CBS) - Massachusetts State Police are investigating an unusual find at Logan International Airport. On Tuesday, TSA workers at Logan discovered a mass inside a child's teddy bear, TSA officials said. "When TSA Officers went to resolve the anomaly they discovered dozens of credit cards of differing names concealed within the stuffed animal," the TSA said in a statement.
Nov 21, 2014

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Greater Boston Cities Ranked America’s Smartest

boston.cbslocal.com — BOSTON (CBS) - Which city in America holds the highest share of educated people in their workforce? According to Forbes online, it's the "Boston-Cambridge-Newton metro area," making the cluster of cities the top ranked on the magazine's list of the smartest cities in the nation.
Nov 20, 2014

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Nov 20, 2014

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Erosion Unearths Historic Cape Cod Brickyard

boston.cbslocal.com — Bill Shields Bill Shields is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. He... SANDWICH (CBS) - Erosion is a bitter enemy to many residents along the coast of New England. But in the Cape Cod town of Sandwich, erosion has taken on the role of archaeologist.

Research Shows Tom Brady Plays Better With Facial Hair

boston.cbslocal.com — BOSTON (CBS) - November is here, which means men everywhere are letting their facial hair grow exponentially to raise awareness for 'Movember', 'No Shave November' and other men's health related causes. Nowhere is this trend more evident than in the National Football League, where big, burly, lumberjack-looking men are front and center for the national audience multiples times per week.
Nov 20, 2014

"@985TheSportsHub: Research Shows Tom Brady Plays Better With Facial Hair: cbsloc.al/1vsIdDp pic.twitter.com/WUn7TLiRGY" good use of time?

Winter Weather Woes: 2 Thanksgiving Travel Storms To Watch

boston.cbslocal.com — BOSTON (CBS) - I can remember a time when the day before Thanksgiving was THE travel day of the year. Now, everything happens earlier. Many folks are making their way back home for Thanksgiving several days before the turkey goes in the oven.
Nov 20, 2014

Looking ahead to the travel forecast for next week, watching 2 potential storms...details: boston.cbslocal.com/2014/11/20/win…

State To Make Route 6 Safer After Fatal Crash In Sandwich

boston.cbslocal.com — Julie Loncich Julie Loncich is a general assignment reporter for CBS Boston's WBZ-TV... CENTERVILLE (CBS) - Lawrence "Larry" Barros died in a violent, head-on collision on Route 6 Tuesday. "I'm still trying to absorb everything. It's like learning how to live all over again without my husband," said Barros' widow, Monica.
Nov 19, 2014

State promises immediate action after a #CapeCod husband and father is killed on Rt. 6. #wbz cbsloc.al/1p1OHa7 pic.twitter.com/uVcI0KfQtF

Travelers Unhappy With JetBlue Changes

boston.cbslocal.com — Kate Merrill Kate Merrill is an Emmy award winning journalist for WBZ-TV News. She... BOSTON (CBS) - Isabelle Atkinson and her friend Sydni Arnett were getting on a JetBlue flight to Las Vegas Wednesday night. It's the only airline they fly. "I like that they have TV, WiFi and more leg room," Atikinson says.

Groundhog Attacks Hampton, NH Man

boston.cbslocal.com — Katie Brace Katie Brace is a General Assignment Reporter for WBZ-TV News With... HAMPTON, NH (CBS) - A rodent went on a rampage in Hampton, New Hampshire on Tuesday morning. Gary McGrath said he was in the backyard of his home on Little River Road. He said, "a furry little fuzzball" came after him.
Nov 19, 2014

Groundhog Goes On Rampage In Hampton, NH « CBS Boston cbsloc.al/1tglTX2

Nov 19, 2014

Yes, but did he see his shadow? RT @CBSDenver: Groundhog Goes On Rampage In Hampton, NH cbsloc.al/1AgWVzb #CBS4Mornings