Happy Friday. Top local stories and what we're watching today:
-- A legislative committee has approved a bill that would have the the Massachusetts Port Authority take over ferry service from the debt-ridden MBTA. [State House News Service, via the Lynn Item]
-- Gov. Deval Patrick says the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is distracted by the controversy over its now-resigned interim director. [Boston Globe]
-- The governor has rescinded the school bake sale ban before legislators could remove the provision. [State House News, via the Brockton Enterprise]
-- Records show that Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren identified herself as white at two schools, but the University of Pennsylvania listed her as a minority professor. [AP, via Newsday]
-- Former reputed New England Mafia boss Luigi Manocchio will be sentenced today after pleading guilty to extortion charges. [Boston Herald]
-- A Cape Cod filmmaker has been sentenced to two to three years in prison for defrauding the state on film tax credits. [Cape Cod Times]
-- Led by Kevin Garnett, the Celtics beat the Hawks to win their series, 4-2.
-- The Indians rough up Josh Beckett as the Sox lose. More:
- The Red Sox' Fenway Park sellout streak is in jeopardy.
This program aired on May 11, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.