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Bruce Gellerman

Reporter, WBUR Newsroom, WBUR
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Bostonians Weigh In On Their Level Of Snow Frustration

February 18, 2015
Along Commonwealth Avenue outside WBUR in Boston, there was no Green Line B branch service on Tuesday morning. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

A priest, a professor, and a plow driver are just a few people who weighed in on their level of frustration with the snow.

At The MEMA Bunker: Hoping For The Best But Prepared For The Worst

February 16, 2015
The ramp down to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency bunker in Framingham. (Bruce Gellerman/WBUR)

The famous bunker, in Framingham, is ground zero for the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.

Hourly Workers Bear The Brunt Of Snowstorm Closings

February 11, 2015
Alma Az, 43, walks through the snow in Cambridge, as she makes her way to work in Copley Square. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

For people paid by the hour, the relentless snowfall means extra stress and added worry, lost time and smaller paychecks.

Federal Inspectors Investigate Plymouth Nuclear Power Plant Shutdown

February 05, 2015
The Pilgrim Station nuclear power plant in Plymouth, Mass. is seen in 2004. (Robert E. Klein/AP)

The reactor, which produces about 10 percent of the state’s electricity, lost power during last week’s blizzard and had to rely on generators to run the nuclear plant’s critical safety systems.

Record Snowfall, Cold Snarls Commutes

February 03, 2015

Record back-to-back snowstorms and cold temperatures wound up turning workaday public transit commutes Tuesday morning into woeful epic journeys.

Not Everyone In New England Cheered For The Patriots

February 02, 2015

WBUR’s Bruce Gellerman went behind enemy lines Sunday night to watch the game with some Seattle Seahawk fans in Somerville.

A Brief Life, With Setbacks And Accomplishments

January 14, 2015
Alex DoSouto, left, Dr. Charles Diggs, dean of Enrollment at Roxbury Community College, center, and Anthony “Big Time” Seymour, violence interrupter for the Boston Center for Youth and Families, walk to the registration office at RCC last year. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Boston’s first homicide victim of 2015, Alex DoSouto, 24, of Dorchester, will be buried Wednesday. It’s the story of an ex-con who turned his life around.

Some See Parallels Between France, Marathon Terror Attacks

January 09, 2015
Armed security forces fly in a military helicopter in Dammartin-en-Goele on Friday. French security forces swarmed this small industrial town northeast of Paris in an operation to capture a pair of heavily armed suspects in the deadly storming of a satirical newspaper. (Thibault Camus/AP)

“The similarities are almost eerie,” said Massachusetts U.S. Rep. William Keating.

Cape Wind Faces Uncertain Future

January 09, 2015
Supporters and opponents of Cape Wind protest outside the Coast Guard Station in Woods Hole in February 2010. (AP)

With two utilities ending their power contracts with Cape Wind, the transition to a new administration, and a continuing legal battle, it’s unclear when — if ever — the off-shore wind farm will begin construction.

Time Capsule Buried Under Mass. State House In Colonial Times Opens

January 07, 2015

State officials reacted with amazement as a time capsule buried under the State House on Beacon Hill centuries ago was opened.

‘Car Talk’ Co-Host Tom Magliozzi Dies At 77

November 03, 2014
In this July 9, 1991 file photo, Brothers Tom, left, and Ray Magliozzi pose under a car hood in Boston. (AP)

One of Cambridge’s funniest, most famous and most beloved residents died Monday morning.

Against Odds, Menino Fought Successfully To Merge 2 City Hospitals

October 31, 2014
At rear left is Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, pictured standing near, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., shakes hands with nurse Janet Killarney while visiting the Boston Medical Center in 2004. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Boston Medical Center officials recall Menino’s determination to bring about the merger of Boston Medical Center and Boston University Medical Center Hospital.

Father Of Marine With Overturned Murder Conviction: ‘Larry Was A Scapegoat’

June 28, 2013
Lawrence Hutchins Jr., retired Marine Reservist, father of Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III, whose murder conviction for killing an innocent Iraqi civilian was overturned by the military’s highest court. (Jared Bennett for WBUR)

The U.S. military’s highest court has overturned the murder conviction of a Marine from Massachusetts. But the case is still far from over. WBUR’s Bruce Gellerman spoke with the Marine’s father.

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