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Ryan Mallett (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Patriots Blog: Gut Check Time For Ryan Mallett

Levan Reid tells us what he’s looking out for in Friday’s game.

08/15/2014

Charlie Baker and Mark Fisher. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Baker, Fisher Show Sharp Differences In WBZ-TV Roundtable

The two Republican candidates for governor of Massachusetts met in their first televised encounter Friday at WBZ-TV, just 24 days before the primary election.

08/15/2014

WBZ-TV meteorologist Barry Burbank

Pictures, Prospects & Ponderings

Over the weekend, the sky will feature varying amounts of clouds and sunshine. Sunshine should be prevalent much of the time tomorrow and breaking out during Sunday after morning showers depart.

08/15/2014

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Keller @ Large: We Need And Appreciate Professional Police

No serious person doesn’t appreciate what honest cops do for us. Without them and the risks they take, the bad guys would have a field day.

08/15/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Deadline For Protesting Market Basket Employees To Return To Work

Friday is the latest deadline set by Market Basket for employees who walked off the job at the company’s headquarters and warehouse to return to work, or risk losing their jobs. They’ve been protesting for four weeks, demanding the reinstatement of former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.

This follows comments from Governor Deval Patrick on Wednesday, who spoke with the Board of Directors and with Arthur T, and said both sides are close to reaching a deal. He also said it’s within the power of protesting employees to stabilize the company by going back to work.

08/15/2014

The Market Basket in Reading, July 24, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Both Arthurs Fail To Show Simple Respect In Market Basket Mess

Very few things in life are explainable in simple black and white terms, and boy is that ever true of the whole Market Basket fiasco.

08/14/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Winners Of MassDOT Highway Sign Contest Announced

One Friday morning in May, drivers on metro Boston roads actually noticed the message on the electronic highway signs, when MassDOT poked a little fun at the local accent with the phrase, “Changing lanes? Use ya blinkah!”

It became a social media phenomenon, with people suggesting their own messages on Facebook and Twitter. So state highway officials decided to hold a contest, and give three winners gift cards for gas and service plaza vendors.

The Boston Globe reports the winners of the DOTSpeak Highway Safety Message Contest will be officially announced Thursday,

08/14/2014

Hillary Clinton and President Obama. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Do They Feel Your Pain?

I feel your pain. But do our political leaders?

08/13/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Man Charged For Driving Maserati Painted Like Police Cruiser

A man from Braintree is in trouble with the law, because police say his Maserati looked too much like a police cruiser.

Braintree Deputy Police Chief Wayne Foster tells the Patriot Ledger the man was pulled over in Braintree Square over the weekend, and has been summoned to court on a charge of impersonating a police officer.

08/13/2014

Todd Gutner

A Soaking…

Just three of the first twelve days this month have measurable rainfall tallying a measly .05″…yeah, that’s going to change tomorrow.

08/12/2014

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