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Bruce Gellerman

Reporter, WBUR Newsroom, WBUR
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2 Dead In Boston Back Bay Fire

March 27, 2014

BOSTON — Two Boston firefighters are dead, killed in a fast moving fire in a Back Bay apartment building that paralyzed parts of the neighborhood and sent smoke billowing through city streets Wednesday.

Why Mass. Lags On Patrick’s Wind Power Goal

March 24, 2014
A wind turbine is seen at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort in Hancock, Mass., in late 2008. (Stephan Savoia/AP)

Five years ago, Gov. Deval Patrick set an ambitious wind power goal. But many projects have run into financing issues and technical tribulations.

12 Protesters Found Guilty Of Trespassing At Pilgrim Nuclear

March 21, 2014

PLYMOUTH, Mass. — The defendants admitted to trespassing at the Plymouth facility, but used the seldom argued necessity defense, declaring they were innocent because they were trying to prevent an imminent public danger.

Patrick Pledges To Write To Regulators About Nuclear Plant

March 11, 2014
Protestors gather in the lobby of Gov. Deval Patrick's office Monday afternoon. (Bruce Gellerman/WBUR)

BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick is taking up the cause of activists who want the Pilgrim reactor in Plymouth shut down.

At MIT Workshop, Researchers Weigh Pros, Cons Of ‘Big Data’

March 04, 2014
MIT Prof. Sam Madden speaks about mobile and big data at a workshop on campus on Monday. (Elise Amendola/AP)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — President Obama ordered a comprehensive review to explore a new world where governments and companies have the ability to amass, analyze and use vast amounts of personal information.

Ex-Watertown Town Councilor Sentenced For Marijuana Operation

February 28, 2014

BOSTON — A former Watertown town councilor and his ex-wife have been sentenced in federal court for running a large-scale marijuana operation.

Revere Voters Say Yes To Casino Proposal At Suffolk Downs

February 26, 2014
A rendering of the proposed Mohegan Sun casino at Suffolk Downs in Revere

REVERE, Mass. — The Mohegan Sun casino plan will now compete with Wynn Resorts’ Everett proposal for the sole eastern Massachusetts casino license.

Restored Federal Funding Re-Energizes MIT’s Fusion Center

February 06, 2014
Click here for an interactive tour of the inside of the Alcator C-Mod reactor at the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center. (Courtesy MIT)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Plasma Science and Fusion Center was shut down for more than a year due to federal budget cuts. But scientists are once again at work, creating and controlling the energy of the stars, and possibly the power source for our planet’s future.

Pizza To Go… And Go: Military Develops Slice That Lasts 3 Years

January 31, 2014
Military researchers in Natick are using cutting-edge pizza technology to create state-of-the-art slices that can last up to three years at 80 degrees. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

NATICK, Mass. — Natick researchers are using cutting-edge pizza technology to create state-of-the-art slices that can sustain troops on the front lines.

Boston Globe Publisher Steps Down; Henry Discusses His Plans

January 08, 2014
John Henry (Michael Dwyer/AP file photo)

BOSTON — Change is coming to New England’s largest newspaper.

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