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Daily Talker: Should Massachusetts House Children Crossing Border Illegally?

Governor Deval Patrick says he is considering a request from the White House about whether Massachusetts can shelter some of the unaccompanied children crossing the nation’s southern border illegally.

“We need to understand the scope of what it is that we are being asked to do, but I can tell you personally that I don’t think as a commonwealth that we can turn away and turn our backs to children who are coming from desperate situations,” Patrick told reporters.

07/17/2014

Sunset as captured by Inga Sarda-Sorensen in New York City Wednesday evening.

Epic Sunset Blazes Over the East Coast

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook We had a few days in the trenches with scattered severe weather, downed trees, flash flooding, and many towns seeing over 3″ of rainfall (about a month’s worth) […]

07/16/2014

weather

It’s On the Way…

After days of living in the tropics, relief is so close you can almost reach out and touch it.  Now we aren’t quite there just yet, in fact the cold front is moving through Central […]

07/16/2014

Officials discuss 'the scientific and technological roadmap that will lead to the discovery of potentially habitable worlds among the stars' July 14, 2014 at NASA headquarters in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Welcome Note For The Aliens

I’ve drafted a short welcome note that NASA is free to use with no fee or credit required.

07/16/2014

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Daily Talker: Green Light To Chip Away At Blue Laws

Do you agree with a bill to allow earlier liquor sales on Sundays?

07/16/2014

weather

Severe Thunderstorms…

The air certainly feels different today with dew points in the lower 70s…there is ample moisture surging northward up the Eastern Seaboard a key ingredient for strong to severe thunderstorms. Another ingredient is the sun…it heats the air near the ground so that it can rise into the sky forming towering thunderheads.

07/15/2014

House Speaker Robert DeLeo. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Federal Prosecutors Smear House Speaker DeLeo

Federal prosecutors continue to smear House Speaker Robert DeLeo as casually as internet trolls drop their slander in an online comments section.

07/15/2014

Eric Fisher

Increasing Severe Storm And Flood Threat

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook Great infographic from the National Weather Service out of New York I saw this infographic posted by NWS New York yesterday and thought it provided a lot of […]

07/15/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Cambridge Family Survives Avalanche

A Cambridge father is defending his decision to take his two children climbing on Western Europe’s highest mountain, after the group survived an avalanche.

Patrick Sweeney, his 11-year-old daughter Shannon and his 9-year-old son Patrick, were a few thousand feet from reaching the summit two weeks ago in an area locals call the “Corridor of Death”, when the family heard a hissing noise.

07/15/2014

Bradley Jay Travel Feature Image

Jay Talking: ‘Is On-Line Dating For You?’

How do you feel about on-line dating? Is it a valuable tool or an anemic proxy for an eye-to-eye encounter?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/14/2014