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Keller @ Large

Scott Brown. (Photo credit MOLLY RILEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Scott Brown Running In NH ‘Looks Like Real Thing’

WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller says this time it looks like the real thing.

03/14/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Why Does DCF Struggle For Much-Needed Resources?

Try this simple exercise: you’re in charge of the state budget. List your top ten spending priorities.

03/14/2014

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Keller @ Large: Questions Should Be Asked Without Restrictions

As someone who makes a living out of asking questions, mark me down as all for the freedom to do so without restriction.

03/12/2014

Umass Amherst students gather at the Blarney Blowout. (Photo by Robert Rizzuto/MassLive.com)

Keller @ Large: UMass Amherst Campus Is Out Of Control

Since we’re talking about kids, some grown-ups might have to step in.

03/11/2014

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Keller @ Large: Extending Bar Closing Times Not A ‘Quality Of Life’ Issue

For all but the party animals who haven’t had enough by 2 a.m., expanded drinking hours are an assault on the general quality of life, not a boost to it.

03/10/2014

Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence attend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Official Academy Members screening of 'American Hustle' at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International on December 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)

Keller @ Large: My Semi-Informed Oscar Picks

With my casual, semi-informed credentials on the table, here are my picks for the big winners Sunday night, definitely not to be used for wagering.

02/28/2014

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Keller @ Large: Iconic Massachusetts-Rhode Island Pairings

What iconic Massachusetts pairings can we come up with?

02/27/2014

Artist rendering of proposed Mohegan Sun casino in Revere. (Mohegan Sun Photo)

Keller @ Large: Casino Debate Has Real Meaning

Over the next few months, casinos and slots are going to become much more than just a sketch and a distant promise.

02/26/2014

Deval Patrick. (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Pros, Cons Of Patrick Running For National Office

Gov. Deval Patrick says he may be interested in being a candidate for national office some time in the future, and who can blame him?

02/25/2014

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Keller @ Large: Sochi Olympics Truly A Success?

Too bad the people who run it have turned the “Olympic creed into a joke.”

02/24/2014