David Tanklefsky

David Tanklefsky is a reporter, writer and musician. Since 2012, he's worked as a news anchor/reporter for iHeart Media contributing to WRKO, WEEI and dozens of other stations throughout the U.S. His work has also appeared on NPR. His writing has appeared in VICE Sports, Thought Catalog, Mic.com and TV Guide. He has, at various times, been a news writer, copy writer, ad writing editor, farmer's market milk seller, minor league baseball play-by-play man and medical device assembly line worker (four days).

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    May 23, 2017 - 2:28 pm
    With a number of high-profile events coming to the city this Memorial Day weekend, Boston Police are increasing patrols in light of the terror attack at a pop concert in Manchester, England Monday night. "The Boston Police Department is closely monitoring the situation with our local, state and...
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    May 23, 2017 - 11:48 am
    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and her Washington counterpart Senator Patty Murray are asking ethics officials at the Department of Education to look into the hiring of a Trump appointee who they say may be in violation of department standards. The questions revolve around the work of...
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    May 22, 2017 - 12:21 pm
    A 53-year-old Lynn man will be arraigned Monday for what police say was an unprovoked stabbing attack of a bus driver on an MBTA bus Saturday night. Gustavo Merida is accused of stabbing the female bus driver in the back twice on a Route 426 bus, transit police said. Passengers on board the bus at...
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    May 19, 2017 - 2:34 pm
    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is urging three Senate committees on Capitol Hill to stabilize insurance markets following the passage of the American Health Care Act in the House of Representatives earlier this month. "I urge the Senate not to pass any bill that threatens the loss of existing...
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    May 19, 2017 - 12:59 pm
    With Chris Sale pitching at Pedro Martinez-level dominance and Eduardo Rodriguez looking like a sharp number two starter, Rick Porcello has provided quality innings for the Red Sox as a depth starter. Yet even the most optimistic Boston fan probably thought another Cy Young-level year was unlikely...
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    May 18, 2017 - 11:58 am
    Hours after CBS aired an interview in which Tom Brady's wife Gisele Bundchen said Brady suffered a concussion last year, the NFL released a statement saying it would be gathering information to look into those claims. "There are no records that indicate that Mr. Brady suffered a head injury or...
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    May 18, 2017 - 10:58 am
    Two women in their 20s have died following a single-car crash on Route 44 in Plymouth Wednesday night, according to state police. Officials say the 2001 Jeep Wrangler was going from Cherry Street onto Route 44 East around 10:30 p.m. when the driver lost control. The car went across both lanes,...
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    May 17, 2017 - 1:44 pm
    Searchers are once again focusing on a Franklin marsh as the search for a missing Duke University student enters its fourth day Wednesday. 20-year-old engineering major Michael Doherty was last seen early Sunday morning at a party at a friend's house, police say. His family reported him missing...
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    May 17, 2017 - 12:51 pm
    Tom Brady may seem invincible to many Patriots fans, but to his wife the seriousness of football-related injuries is all too real. In an interview with Charlie Rose for CBS This Morning , Gisele Bundchen said Brady had a concussion last season. "He had a concussion last year," Bundchen said. "I...
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