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Daily Talker: $10,000 To Find A Girlfriend

The world of dating can be a difficult one.  Now one Harvard grad is taking his search to a whole new level. Ren You, who got his MBA at Harvard, is willing to pay $10,000 […]

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Daily Talker: Postal Carrier Panic Button

The Postal Service is taking action to protect its carriers.  But it won’t come cheap. The USPS says it will equip all 230,000 carriers with a soon-to-be-activated “panic button” on new mobile devices.  GPS will transmit […]

07/06/2015

Laura Bassett of England is comforted by team mates after the FIFA Women's World Cup Semi Final match between Japan and England at the Commonwealth Stadium on July 1, 2015 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Talker: Soccer Heartbreaker

When it comes to heartbreaking losses, it doesn’t get much worse than this.

07/02/2015

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Daily Talker: Phased Out By Technology

“It’s a very sad day.” After nearly 30 years in business, a popular video store has closed its doors for good.  Tuesday night, people came out to bid farewell to the Hollywood Express video store in […]

07/01/2015

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Daily Talker: New Olympic Plan

  The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston has released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games. It says its $4.6 billion plan would create jobs and […]

06/30/2015

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Daily Talker: ‘My Life Was Wasted’

Convicted South Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger is giving advice to a group of local teenagers who profiled him for a history project. Some students at the Apponequet Regional High School in Lakeville wanted to think […]

06/29/2015

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Daily Talker: New Spanking Guidelines

Massachusetts’ highest court for the first time established legal guidelines for the use of physical punishment by parents, saying it’s permissible to discipline a child by spanking so long as “reasonable” force is used and […]

06/26/2015

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Daily Talker: Mocked Patient Wins Lawsuit

  A man in Virginia has been awarded $500,000 by a jury after he was mocked while under anesthesia during a colonoscopy in 2013. Officials say the man, who wanted to remain anonymous, recorded the doctor’s […]

06/25/2015

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Daily Talker: Buried With Your Pet

Pet owners who want to spend eternity next their beloved dog or cat could get that chance under a bill being considered by Massachusetts lawmakers. The bill would let cemeteries offer areas for the “co-internment […]

06/24/2015

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Daily Talker: Walmart Pulls Items With Confederate Flag

Walmart announced Monday that it is removing “all items” promoting the Confederate flag for sale from its stores and its website. The decision comes the same day that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley says the Confederate flag should be removed […]

06/23/2015