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.

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Markey Pushing To Continue Ban On Knives Aboard Airplanes

Congressman Ed Markey is pushing new legislation that would continue the ban on knives aboard commercial airplanes


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State Offers Halloween Safety Tips To Children

Buying flame resistant Halloween costumes and checking your child’s candy before they dig in, were some of the tips Undersecretary of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation Barbara Anthony offered Tuesday.


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Quincy Mural Of Obama As Jimi Hendrix Can Stay

The city says the mural blending Obama and Jimi Hendrix can stay,as long as the owners of the building get the required permits.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.




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