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AM Briefing: April Showers; Special Ed Review; South Boston Murder Arraignment

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

-- April showers bring a messy morning commute. [NECN]

-- The state's low-income school districts are more likely to place students in special education programs, sometimes for "questionable disabilities." [Boston Globe]

-- A man is set to be arraigned for last week's fatal stabbing of a 67-year-old woman in her South Boston home.

-- A Harvard study finds that obesity rates are dropping among the state's infants and toddlers. [Globe] More:

  • Mayor Menino begins the Boston Moves for Health campaign today. [Globe]

-- House lawmakers will begin debate on a proposed $32 billion spending plan. [AP, via WCVB-TV]

Sports:

-- The Bruins win, forcing a Game 7 with the Capitals back in Boston.

-- The Sox are rained out at Fenway.

This program aired on April 23, 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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