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A sled racer on a trail in Alaska. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Alaska Meteorologist ‘Really Jealous’ Of New England Snow Totals

While Boston has seen over 40 inches of snow in February alone, Anchorage is only at around 20 inches for the winter so far.


Rush hour traffic on the Southeast Expressway. (Photo by Mary Blake-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

WBZ Water Cooler: Odd Causes Of Traffic

This past Thursday that “Cranberry Sludge” created big time traffic problems for many drivers. It got us thinking about some of the more “odd” causes of traffic.


Dispatch performs at the Colonnade Hotel Boston. (Photo courtesy Colleen Hynes)

WBZ WaterCooler: Dispatch Highlights Nantucket Music Fest

Nantucket Music Festival will be held this weekend featuring bands such as Dispatch and Guster.

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WBZ WaterCooler: Timing Your Trip To Avoid Traffic

At The WBZ Water Cooler: A lot of you are getting ready to head up north, or maybe to the Cape, and you are bound to hit some traffic along the way. AAA’S Mary Maguire tells us, it’s good to “time your trip” to try and avoid the busy congestion.


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WBZ WaterCooler: US Open Poised For A Great Finish

The U.S. Open is poised for another great finish at Pinehurst #2. There has already been some spectacular golf over the last few days and we caught up with a pro who knows he’ll be watching


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WBZ Water Cooler: Bad Boston Common Karaoke

At The WBZ Water Cooler: This time of year with the weather getting warmer you never know what you are going to see on Boston Common.


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WBZ Water Cooler: Gone Fishin’

At The WBZ Water Cooler: The Summer weather has arrived and many of you are taking the weekend’s to head up north and maybe do a little fishing.


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WBZ WaterCooler: Graduation Day

At the WBZ Water Cooler: It’s a big weekend for college graduations.


Norman Rockwell's "Willie Gillis in Convoy" (Image courtesy: Sotheby's-Gardner High School)

Norman Rockwell Painting Found At Gardner High School Heads To Auction

A painting that hung in the Gardner High School principal’s office for nearly 50 years is headed to the auction block and it’s expected to sell for close to $2 million.


The Pro-Patch Pothole Patcher in South Boston.

WBZ Water Cooler: Fighting The War On Potholes

At The WBZ Water Cooler: Hopefully pot holes have not banged up your car over the last few months, but some people are benefiting business wise.