Mary Blake

Chess prodigy Sam Sevian at a tournament in 2013. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Boston Teen Vying For American Chess Crown

The next American chess champion might call Boston home.

03/31/2015

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Study: Distracted Teen Driving Far Worse Than Previously Thought

Distracted driving is a factor in almost six out of 10 crashes, AAA says.

03/25/2015

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‘You Can Smell Like Marijuana All You Want,’ But School Cafeteria Worker Fired

The worker was removed after coworkers reported that he smelled like pot.

03/18/2015

A 14-year-old buying lottery tickets from a vending machine (Image credit Public Health Advocacy Institute)

Lawsuit Accuses Grocery Chain Of Selling Lottery Tickets To Kids

Two major grocery store chains are coming under fire from a Boston health advocacy group over the sale of lottery tickets to underage buyers.

03/11/2015

Actor Robert Duval's nomination was displayed on a big screen for his role in the film 'The Judge,' filmed in Shelburne Falls, Mass.  (Mark Winter/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Links Some Oscar Nominees

Many of this year’s Academy Award nominated movies have diverse story lines, casts, settings and endings. But some have at least one attribute in common: a Massachusetts link.

01/16/2015

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Police, State Officials Seek Tools To Fight Heroin Overdoses

Six months ago, WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake examined the state’s heroin epidemic in a 15 part series entitled “Heroin, from Prescription to Addiction.” Now she checks back to see what, if any progress has been made.

12/18/2014

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Number Of Heroin Overdoses Still Startling Around Massachusetts

Six months ago, WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake examined the state’s heroin epidemic in a 15 part series entitled “Heroin, from Prescription to Addiction.” Now she checks back to see what, if any progress has been made.

12/17/2014

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Hitting The High Notes: Music Matters In Schools

In part four of her series ‘Music Education: Hitting the High Notes,’ WBZ’s Mary Blake talks about the important of music for the growth of children.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/17/2014

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Hitting The High Notes: ‘Taste The Music’

In part five of her week long series “Music Education: Hitting the High Notes,” WBZ’s Mary Blake has the story of an influential teacher in Boston.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/16/2014

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Center For Salivary Diagnostics Could ‘Revolutionize’ Health Care Landscape

There was a ribbon cutting ceremony in Cambridge at the Forsyth Institute’s new research center.

10/15/2014

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