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AM Briefing: Foreclosure Plan; Rockport Search Resumes

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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.

This program aired on April 25, 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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