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AM Briefing: Foreclosure Plan; Rockport Search Resumes

Good morning. Top local stories and what we’re watching this Wednesday:

Attorney General Martha Coakley today unveils a new plan to tackle home foreclosures, HomeCorps, which follows the state’s share of a $25 billion settlement with five banks over alleged unlawful foreclosures. [Boston Herald]

A company in Houston is seeking to expand a natural gas pipeline into New England. [Boston Globe]

The search for a missing toddler off a beach in Rockport resumes today, following weather disruptions. [Gloucester Times]

A trial begins today in Ecuador for a man sought in two slayings in Brockton, after the country refused to extradite the man to the United States. [Globe]

In its budget debate, the House agreed to close Taunton State Hospital, but ordered that 30 inpatient beds be preserved in the state’s southeast region. [Fall River Herald News]

Sports:

Bruins-Capitals Game 7 is tonight.

— The Sox win in a romp over the Twins.

— The Celtics win over the Heat in a game in which starters rested for the playoffs.

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