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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    April 21, 2017 - 1:22 pm
    The fiance of former Patriots tight end and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez has filed a request for all evidence related to his suicide to be preserved by the state. In the filing to be made Friday in Bristol Superior Court, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez calls for all video recordings and logs of...
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    April 21, 2017 - 12:04 pm
    Seriously. What’s up with this guy? Craig Kimbrel is the only major league pitcher in the last 100 years to post an ERA below 1.90 with a minimum of 400 career innings pitched. The only guy. He has the highest strike out/nine innings rate in baseball history at a meteoric 14.5. He led his league in...
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    April 20, 2017 - 2:41 pm
    A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez is threatening legal action against the Chief Medical Examiner's Office, saying they are withholding the former Patriots player and convicted murderer's brain from being turned over to Boston University researchers. "It is our position that they are holding Aaron...
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    April 20, 2017 - 12:07 pm
    President Donald Trump intends to nominate former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown for the post of Ambassador to New Zealand, according to a statement released by the White House Thursday. Brown suprised the political world in 2010 when he defeated Martha Coakley in the special election for Ted...
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    April 20, 2017 - 11:58 am
    Massachusetts' unemployment rate increased by 0.2% in the month of March as the state added just 200 jobs, according to numbers released Thursday by the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The overall unemployment rate now stands at 3.6%, still well below the national average of 4...
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    April 19, 2017 - 4:14 pm
    Bill O'Reilly, a major personality and profits generator for Fox News since its inception more than 20 years ago, has been fired according to Fox News parent company 21st Century Fox. The news comes after a series of sexual harassment allegations against the broadcaster. "After a thorough and...
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    April 19, 2017 - 3:29 pm
    President Donald Trump welcomed the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots to the White House Wednesday afternoon. For the president, it was a moment to recognize New England's victory and also to rehash his own presidential victory which was, he says, bolstered by support from Patriots owner...
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    April 19, 2017 - 11:46 am
    Close to three dozen New England Patriots players will visit the White House today to celebrate their Super Bowl LI victory. The winningest quarterback of all-time will not be one of them. Tom Brady says he will not be joining his teammates in Washington as he attends to "personal family matters,"...
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    April 19, 2017 - 11:40 am
    Aaron Hernandez's lawyer is calling for a full investigation after the former Patriots tight end and convicted murderer was found dead of an apparent suicide in his jail cell this morning. Hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet that was attached to bars on the window of his cell, according to...
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    April 18, 2017 - 12:29 pm
    A four-alarm fire that destroyed a multi-family unit in Cambridge Tuesday morning has been put out, according to fire officials. The initial call for a structure fire at 54 Reservoir St. came in around quarter of seven, according to the Cambridge Fire Department Twitter account. Photos show...
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