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Controversial Ferguson Protest Poster Removed From Elementary School In Charlestown — Beth Germano Emmy award-winning Beth Germano is a general assignment reporter fo... CHARLESTOWN (CBS) - A Charlestown elementary school student's art poster referencing the protests in Ferguson, Mo., following the grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of a black teen has been removed from display after some expressed that it sends the wrong message.

Thanksgiving Travel Snow Storm: What You Can Expect — BOSTON (CBS) - Our Thanksgiving Eve storm is on schedule, rain and snow will overspread the area Wednesday morning. However, there are a few minor changes to the track which could have major consequences to the final snow totals. Check: Interactive Radar | Weather Blog | Current Conditions | Share Photos We started seeing this Tuesday.

Thousands Protest Ferguson Decision In Boston — BOSTON (CBS) - Nearly 1,500 protesters of the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri have blocked access to Route 93 in Boston. State Police and Boston Police have established a line blocking the protesters on the Mass. Ave Connector. Police say they are aware the protesters may try to walk on to the highway to disrupt traffic.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @cbsboston: Police block Boston protesters from gaining access to Mass. Pike, I-93 #Ferguson

Nov 25, 2014

RT @cbsboston: Police block protesters from entering I-93 in Boston

Snow Storm To Make Absolute Mess Of Holiday Travel — BOSTON (CBS) - The first significant winter storm of the season is on its way, set to make an absolute mess of holiday travel up and down the East Coast. For many, the timing couldn't be worse.
Nov 25, 2014

Now I am glad I am not traveling for Thanksgiving. Yikes. "Snow storm to make absolute mess of holiday travel"

Nov 25, 2014

Consider yourself warned "@cbsboston: @TerryWBZ: Snow To Make Absolute Mess Of Holiday Travel

Nov 25, 2014

How much snow? Timeline? RainvsSnow? It is all here...check it out and pass it…

President Barack Obama’s Executive Order — Yadires Nova-Salcedo Yadires Nova-Salcedo is the host and producer of "Centro," a spe... Read More November 29, 2014 On November 20th, President Barack Obama used his executive power to make what many consider some positive changes in our immigration system.
Nov 26, 2014

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Nov 26, 2014

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Nov 26, 2014

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Bedard: Jerod Mayo Getting ‘Wally Pipp-ed’ By Dont’a Hightower — BOSTON (CBS) - Wally Pipp played first base for the Yankees from 1915-1925 and was considered one of the best sluggers of his era. But he's not remembered for his prowess in the playing field. Pipp is best known for losing his job to Lou Gehrig after he asked to sit out of a game due to headache, according to legend.

Felger & Mazz: Patriots-Lions 3 Up 3 Down — BOSTON (CBS) - The Patriots defeated the Lions on Sunday by the final score of 34-9 en route to their seventh straight win. On Tuesday, 98.5 The Sports Hub's Mike Felger moderated a segment in which The MMQB's Greg Bedard and Tony Massarotti give their three best and three worst Patriots players from the game.

Man Receives Double Arm Transplant At Boston Hospital — BOSTON (AP) - A former college professor who underwent a double arm transplant last month at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston said Tuesday that the best thing about the operation is that he's able to hug his loved ones again.

Humpback Whale Washes Ashore On Nantucket Beach — NANTUCKET (CBS) - A humpback whale washed up on a Nantucket beach Tuesday morning. The whale was found on Miacomet Beach, and town officials asked residents to keep their distance. On Twitter, the Town of Nantucket told residents to not touch the whale, and asked them to keep animals away from the carcass.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @cbsboston: A humpback whale was found on the sands of a Nantucket beach this morning.

All Things Travel: Records Could Be Broken — Bob Weiss Bob Weiss's All Things Travel reports can be heard weekly on WBZ... BOSTON (CBS) - Forget Black Friday, as people in Massachusetts get ready for White Wednesday and the first major snowstorm of the year. The predicted storm is forcing people to change their plans to travel Tuesday, already one of the busiest travel days of the year.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @WCCO: Travel Alert: Ready for Mother Nature to mess up your #Thanksgiving commute? | #NorEaster

VIDEO: 2012 Chevy Sonic, Finally Chevy Got It Right — 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Turbo Finally a small car from Chevy that will erase the bad memories of Vega, Sprint Metro and Aveo. A small car, and now we can proudly say a good car, from Chevrolet. This car is 77 percent stiffer than the Aveo it replaces.

Keller @ Large: Saner Heads Need To Prevail — Jon Keller Jon Keller is WBZ-TV News' Political Analyst, and his "Keller A... BOSTON (CBS) - Our country is a big place, with all kinds of people in it. Most, I believe, are decent and honest. Some are not.

Woman Charged With Assaulting Boyfriend Over Monopoly Game — HOOKSETT, N.H. (CBS) - A game of Monopoly ended with a young woman under arrest in New Hampshire. Hooksett police say they were called to a home on Post Road late Sunday night for a report of a domestic disturbance.
Nov 24, 2014

This guy actually pressed charges after his girlfriend slapped him over a game of monopoly. What a pussy…

Nov 24, 2014

RT @EdMorrissey: No Get Out of Jail Free card? MT @cbsboston Charged W/Assaulting Boyfriend Over Monopoly Game

Eye On Education: Local Mom Invents Learning Tool For Blind Children — Paula Ebben Award-winning journalist Paula Ebben co-anchors WBZ-TV News at 6PM... BOSTON (CBS) - For children who have special vision needs, some computer programs or an iPad can be too visually complex. A local mother noticed that her daughter who is blind was drawn to basic lights and she invented a learning tool that has had global impact.
Nov 25, 2014

ICYMI: #EyeOnEducation: Local Mom Invents Learning Tool For Blind Children « CBS Boston @LightAide @drcatherinerose

Norwood Firefighter 'Happy To Be Alive' After Falling Off Roof — An injured Norwood Firefighter is on a mission to help families who lost everything in a fire. WBZ-TV's Christina Hager reports.

Roche: Where Do Red Sox Go From Here? — Dan Roche Dan Roche is an award-winning sports anchor and reporter for WBZ-T... BOSTON (CBS) - The Red Sox came out swinging in the 2014-15 offseason by quickly taking arguably the top two bats off the free agent market in Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez.

Thanksgiving Forecast Likely Bringing Travel Delays — BOSTON (CBS) - If you have had the chance to step outside today it sure doesn't feel like winter. In fact, temperatures today made it feel more like an early October day, a pleasant break for an otherwise very cold November thus far.
Nov 24, 2014

Everything you need to know about the winter storm on Wednesday but perhaps were afraid to…

Report: Pablo Sandoval Agrees To Terms With Red Sox — BOSTON (CBS) - The Boston Red Sox have made another big splash this offseason. Just hours after reportedly agreeing to terms with Hanley Ramirez, the Red Sox have signed free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval to a five-year deal "close to $100 million," according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman.