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AM Briefing: Medford Housing Chief On Leave; May Day Protests

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

-- Amid state and federal investigations, Medford's housing director has taken a two-week, unpaid leave of absence. [Boston Globe]

-- To mark May Day protest efforts, Occupy Boston says it will stay away from capitalism for 24 hours. [Boston Herald]

-- Last night, attendees packed a meeting in South Boston to discuss drug-related crime in the neighborhood. [NECN]

-- Sex crimes have menaced Boston's Charles River Esplanade, a review has found. [WCVB-TV]

-- With Green Beret tactics, troopers are combating gang warfare in Springfield. [New York Times]

Sports:

-- Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for tonight's Game 2 in Atlanta.

-- Powered by David Ortiz, the Sox win against Oakland.

This program aired on May 1, 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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