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Keller At Large

Volleyball was first called 'Mintonette'. The named was changed after a spectator observed the sport involved a lot of 'volleying' (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Volleyball Doesn’t Deserve ‘Official State…’ Recognition

Jon Keller has some thoughts about volleyball as the state’s official recreational sport.

07/10/2014

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Keller @ Large: Proud To Be An American

I’m mighty glad I’m an American, and wouldn’t want it any other way.

07/02/2014

A general view shows the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Boston Shouldn’t Follow Brazil’s Misplaced Priorities

It’s fun to watch, but let’s be honest – none of us will be watching when the tournament is over and Brazil is stuck with billions of dollars worth of stadiums that will rarely, if ever, be used again.

06/30/2014

Don Berwick (WBZ-TV)

Keller At Large: Gubernatorial Candidate Don Berwick On Casinos, Healthcare

One of the candidates for governor is talking about why we shouldn’t take a gamble on casinos and how we can make up for all the money casinos are promising to bring here. Jon Keller talks to Don Berwick on this week’s Keller at Large.

06/29/2014

Buddy Cianci. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: We Tend To Forgive

Short of the most egregious crimes, we humans tend to be a forgiving bunch.

06/26/2014

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Keller @ Large: Casino Decision Not An Easy Call

Because believe it or not, Beacon Hill doesn’t always know best.

06/25/2014

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Keller @ Large: Casinos Could Dominate Campaign Season

Now that the SJC has ushered casino repeal onto the November ballot, there are more unanswered questions to mull over than choices at the roulette wheel.

06/24/2014

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Scott Brown. (Photos by Allison Shelley/Getty Images and WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Residency Attack Ads Don’t Work

There has never been a correlation between length of residency and quality of representation.

06/24/2014

(Photo credit JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Repeating Blunders Of The Past

I see myopic elites at work here repeating the blunders of the past.

06/23/2014

State Democratic Convention at DCU Center in Worcester. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: More Serious Debate, More Humility Needed

If we are such great political thinkers and leaders here, why do we still have so many problems?

06/16/2014

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