ICYMI: Long Psych ER Waits; Loose 'Giraffe' Caught

-- CommonHealth reports that the emergency room waits of psych patients in Greater Boston average 11 hours, a new study finds.

-- Massachusetts has passed Rhode Island as the most heavily Catholic state, a survey finds. [AP, via Worcester Telegram & Gazette]

-- Public Radio Kitchen has a recap of Sunday's New England Seafood Teach-In.

-- Atlanta Hawks high-flying forward Josh Smith is doubtful for Friday's Game 3 against the Celtics in Boston. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution]

-- A survey from Chief Executive magazine finds Massachusetts the 47th best state for business in 2012 — down from 45th place last year. [Boston Business Journal]

-- Franklin Park Zoo captured a "loose" giraffe during its escaped animal drill. [Boston Globe]

-- The Boston Globe is doing away with "yesterday", "today" and "tomorrow" in its stories. [Nieman Journalism Lab]

This program aired on May 2, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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