AM Briefing: Charter School Cap Lifted; Call For Pilgrim Review

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

-- Foxborough residents voted for two anti-casino selectmen in the town's election, dealing a blow to a billion-dollar casino proposal. Related:

-- Massachusetts officials will lift a temporary charter school cap, paving the way for more schools and hundreds of additional student seats.

-- Gov. Deval Patrick is seeking a safety review before Plymouth's Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station can be re-licensed. [Cape Cod Times]

-- State officials are proposing financial inducements for managers of so-called sober houses to get training. [Globe]

-- A Revere man was ordered held without bail in connection with the fatal stabbing of an East Boston man.

-- Some family members are upset that top politicians did not attend the memorial services of a U.S. Army veteran who was killed in Boston's Theater District. [Boston Herald]


-- Up 3-1 in the series, the Celtics will look to close out the Hawks in Atlanta tonight.

-- Powered by Will Middlebrooks, the Red Sox top the Royals, 11-5.

-- Red Sox' ticket prices are sliding with the team's performance. [Lowell Sun]

This program aired on May 8, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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