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Doug Cope

420x316 grad cope1 Doug CopeDoug Cope is a reporter/anchor at WBZ, and host of the daily feature “The Parent Report”, which reports on issues involving children and parenting.

Doug has both a broadcasting and public affairs background, having served eight years in state government, most recently as Public Affairs Director for the State Highway Department. Doug worked in similar capacities at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, and the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Before entering state service, Doug was a News Director/ Reporter at several radio stations in New England, including WHDH in Boston, WHYN in Springfield, MA, WJBQ in Portland, ME, and WHEB in Portsmouth, NH.

Doug lives on the South Shore with his wife and two children.

File image of Christmas tree. (Photo credit JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Middleboro Bans Christmas Lights On Tree Dedicated To Veteran

The Board of Selectmen voted to ban lights from a spruce tree, which was donated in memory of a World War I Medal of Honor veteran.

09/18/2012

File Photo of an adult Albino Boa Constrictor. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Child Distracts Worker So Man Can Steal Exotic Snake From Plaistow, NH Pet Store

A Plaistow, New Hampshire pet store owner is furious over the theft of $450 baby Albino Boa Constrictor.

08/10/2012

Boston University

BU Buys 3 Streets Near Fenway, Will Remove 100+ Parking Spaces Next Week

Boston University has purchased three streets off of Commonwealth Avenue, near Kenmore Square.

07/23/2012

Surveillance Camera

Salem Lawmakers Looking To Install Cameras At Public Parks

City counselors in Salem are looking to put cameras into all 24 city parks in order to improve public safety in the area.

07/10/2012

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RI Hires Firm To Investigate Liability Of Schilling’s Video Game Company

The state of Rhode Island has hired Wistow and Barylick to see if they can recover any of the millions the state spent on 38 Studios.

06/26/2012

Attleboro city logo.  (Photo Credit: Attleboro Police)

Attleboro Company Fined, Neighborhood ‘Smelled Like A Diaper’

An Attleboro company has been whacked with a $500 fine over a foul odor that had numerous neighbors complaining.

05/22/2012

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State Bans HazMat Trucks From Downtown Boston During Day

The state Department Of Transportation has decided that trucks carrying hazardous materials, including gasoline and heating oil, cannot travel through Boston between 6 a.m and 8 p.m.

05/11/2012

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Mother Fed Up With Her Fighting Kids Asks Police To Arrest Them

A mother in Salem apparently had enough of her arguing children, so she called the police.

01/04/2012

Salvation Army

Thieves Steal $7,000 From Brockton Salvation Army

Two employees at the Salvation Army Thrift Store near the Westgate Mall were accosted by two masked men as they closed the store Friday night.

11/29/2011

Plimoth Plantation recreates the world of the Pilgrims. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Families Make Pilgrimage To Plymouth On Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to be with family, and many families decide they should make a pilgrimage to where it all began.

11/24/2011

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