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Volunteers & Port-A-Potties Help Prevent Government Shutdown From Haunting Salem

The partial federal government shutdown is riling witches and visitors alike in the Massachusetts city that held the notorious witch trials of 1692, where officials have lined up dozens of volunteers and some portable toilets to replace services lost when the National Park Service closed its visitor center.

10/05/2013

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s History

The first commercial radio station in the country, WBZ NewsRadio 1030 has a long and storied history. The staff has told audiences countless stories over the years. But here are a few you may not know about.

06/27/2013

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/12/2013

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Best Historic Sites On The North Shore

The history of the land north of Boston is filled with pirates, witches, shipwrecks and more.

04/15/2013

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Boston’s Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History

American history, infused with some presidential history, is everywhere in Boston, for those who know how to look.

CBS Boston–02/18/2013

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About The MBTA

Here are five things you didn’t know about the MBTA.

02/07/2013

Librarian Michael Powell reads one of the thousands of books on display. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Trivia For TVs

Paul’s TV gave Toucher & Rich some more flat screen TVs to give away so they decided to play a little game called “I Rule!” Today a listener had to go up against Adolfo and his knowledge of 1900s U.S. History. Who got more questions right?

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/16/2012

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The History Of Valentine’s Day

Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…

01/29/2012

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Free Culture in Boston

With the country in a difficult economic time and unemployment running high, it can be tough for some to plan a night out. Whether you are interested in art & history or enjoy the outdoors, Boston and its surrounding cities have much to offer.

10/10/2011

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

08/22/2011

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