The Daily Talker
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.
It’s a ritual designed to promote sportsmanship. Shaking hands with the opposite team after a game. In Kentucky, high school teams can no longer do that.
The high school athletic association claims there have been too many fights and confrontations.
Beacon Hill lawmakers are debating a bill that would punish police officers for using profanity on the job. Should cops be fired for swearing at the public?
The U-Mass football coach is under fire after video from winter training surfaced. A group of alumni has started a petition to remove him from the team. After watching the video, does the training go too far?
The new owners of Newsweek magazine are instituting a strict dress policy for employees. No jeans, t-shirts or sneakers in the office. Employees can’t have messy hair or body odor either. Can office dress codes be too strict?
The US Army is announcing new rules banning visible tattoos on soldiers. Do you agree with the new policy?
New data shows 1 million people could live to be over 100. Would you want to live that long?
The city of Gloucester has decided it will not be one of the scores of cities and towns across the state and the nation that will hold public ceremonies to mark the twelfth anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
Several New England venues are canceling concerts and increasing security measures, after recent overdoses of the club drug “Molly”.
Children and teenagers need more sleep than adults do.
Many doctors recommend 8.5 to 9.5 hours a night.
But that’s hard when you have to get up to get the bus to get to school.