Steve Annear

Steve Annear is a reporter for A graduate of Roger Williams University, Annear previously worked at, and the Boston Metro newspaper. He is perhaps best known for unearthing “The Baby Wheel” guys, tracking down a wayward manatee that was stranded in Cape Cod waters, and explaining how a seal got into the Charles River from the harbor.

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$40,000 violin left behind at South Station safely returned to owner

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Musician Amy Sims couldn’t have orchestrated a better ending to the distressing ordeal.

Photo of a kind act in Holyoke is a lesson in helping others

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Alonzo Johnson was only trying to help. But someone witnessed his act of kindness, and a picture of it went viral.

What are those weird green things under the highway?

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No, they’re not giant insects taking over the city. They’re part of a MassDOT project to reinvent the space beneath the overpass.

An age-old story: Boys meet story robot. Boys challenge story robot to a duel

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Robots have been slowly stealing American jobs for years. But when they recently came after journalists, they’d finally gone too far.