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WBZ-TV's Barry Burbank

Heating Up In The Week Ahead

July 20-25, on average, is the hottest stretch of the year in New England so today will be another atypical July day with highs only slightly over 70 at the beaches to the upper 70s northwest of Boston.

07/20/2014

Danny Ainge. (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics @ 7: One Big Move Away From Competing?

Saturday’s edition of “Celtics @ 7″ explored a deeper, more balanced Eastern Conference and how the C’s fit in. Host Adam Kaufman argued the Celts are just one big move away from competing and even contending in a crowded conference that lacks a clear favorite but, unfortunately, that acquisition appears more unlikely by the day.

07/19/2014

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On to the Weekend…

It was a sweet way to finish up a rain filled week…highs in the 70s and lower 80s…low humidity and lots of sunshine. The hope is that this weather will spill into the weekend and some of it will.

07/18/2014

A piece of wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on July 18, 2014 in Shaktarsk, Ukraine, the day after it crashed. (Photo credit DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Stop Looking For Easy Answers

If we all give up seeking the easy answers, we’ll have no choice but to start working on the hard ones.

07/18/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Would You Walk Off The Job To Support A Fired Boss?

The new co-chief executives of the Market Basket supermarket chain are warning any workers who walk off the job today could be fired.

Employees loyal to former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas are pushing for his reinstatement. A message posted on a website set up by some of the protesting workers say 120 managers and office staff at the company’s headquarters in Tewksbury will walk off the job on Friday, and that a rally will be held at 10 a.m.

07/18/2014

Manager John Farrell of the Boston Red Sox talks with Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Boston Red Sox, Ben Cherington. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Roche: Second Half Full Of Intrigue For Red Sox

Dan Roche says the second half of the 2014 season is full on intrigue for the Boston Red Sox, and has a wish list of things he’d like to see the team accomplish.

07/17/2014

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Keller @ Large: Local Drivers Continue To Defy Logic, Common Sense

I thought once we left winter behind, I wouldn’t have to do any more commentaries about local drivers for awhile. I was wrong.

07/17/2014

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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

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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