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AM Briefing: Fenway Turns 100; BC Board Member Resigns

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Happy Friday. Top local stories and what we're watching today:

-- Happy 100th birthday, Fenway Park! The festivities begin at 2 p.m., and the game against the Yankees starts at 3 p.m.

-- A Boston College Board of Trustees member has resigned following allegations that he failed to act against clergy sex abuse in Chicago. Related:

  • A Dorchester parish is defending a late priest who has been accused of abuse. [Boston Globe]
  • Parishioners are fuming after being locked out of a closed church in East Boston. [Boston Herald]

-- MIT is seeking to invest $450 million to build a research facility at Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford [Globe]

-- Crews are continuing to search for a 2-year-old who disappeared from a Rockport beach yesterday. [NECN]

-- Massachusetts members of Congress are reeling in cash from political action committees. [AP, via Herald]

Sports:

-- The Bruins lose and head back to Boston with a 2-2 series.

This program aired on April 20, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

Benjamin Swasey Twitter Digital Manager
Ben is WBUR's digital news manager.

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