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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Amazon May Ship Items Before You Buy

Imagine shopping at a store that knows you so well it gives you what you want before you even ask.

01/20/2014

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The Winter Solstice

Tomorrow marks the first official day of winter. The winter solstice is the darkest and shortest day of the year when the sun reaches its most southern point in the sky.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/20/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Are Deliveries By Drone Too Dangerous?

Amazon is looking to the future of Internet shopping. Instead of arriving by delivery truck, some day your order could land on your doorstep via drone. On Sunday’s 60 Minutes, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed an R&D project called Prime Air that would use drones to handle deliveries within 10 miles of fulfillment centers for orders up to five pounds, and do it within 30 minutes.

12/02/2013

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Mass. Begins Collecting Tax On Amazon Purchases

The days of tax-free purchases on Amazon.com are over for Massachusetts residents.

11/01/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Amazon Sales Tax Begins Today

Starting today, the convenience of online shopping will come with a higher cost. Massachusetts will now apply a 6.25% sales tax to all purchases made from Amazon.

11/01/2013

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect #1

Marathon Bombing Suspect’s MMA Instructor: Not The Guy I Used To Know

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a very talented boxer, according to friends.

04/19/2013

Police monitor a locked down street as a search for the second of two suspects wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings takes place in Watertown, Mass. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Marathon Bombing Suspect: ‘I Don’t Have A Single American Friend’

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, a Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was killed early Friday, once described himself as not having a single American friend and aspired to be a U.S. Olympic boxer.

04/19/2013

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Keller @ Large: Some Questions About The ‘Amazon Sales Tax’

Amazon is going to start paying sales tax in Mass. Congratulations are in order, I guess.

12/12/2012

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Amazon.com To Start Collecting Sales Tax In Mass. Next Year

Online retailer Amazon.com has agreed to begin collecting sales tax in Massachusetts starting next fall, Governor Patrick’s office announced on Tuesday.

12/11/2012

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Holiday Shopping Online: Sites For Cyber Monday And Beyond

The money has to go a little further this year. Here are some of our favorite sites to visit for deals on Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season.

11/20/2012

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