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AM Briefing: Brown Seeks Cape Wind Probe; Tierney To Address Allegations

Good morning. Top local stories and what we're watching this Tuesday:

-- Sen. Scott Brown is seeking a probe into Cape Wind to see if state or White House officials put pressure on the Federal Aviation Administration to approve the Nantucket Sound wind farm. [Boston Herald]

-- Organizers behind three state ballot initiatives submitted significantly more signatures than the required number to secure a spot on November's ballot. [State House News Service, via Wicked Local Holbrook]

-- Rep. John Tierney has scheduled a news conference today to address allegations that he knew about the illegal gambling operation run by his brothers-in-law.

-- The military's highest court has agreed to hear the appeal of a Marine from Plymouth who was convicted of murder in one of the most significant criminal cases to emerge from the Iraq War. [Associated Press, via MetroWest Daily News]

-- In the midst of a re-election campaign, there'll be no Martha's Vineyard vacation for the Obamas this summer. [Boston Globe]

Sports:

-- The Sox lost, 6-1, in Oakland.

This program aired on July 3, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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