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:
- Penn National Gaming has expressed interest in a casino in Westfield. [Springfield Republican]
-- 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.