AM Briefing: Roxbury College Crime Questioned; Secure Communities Launched

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

-- Federal officials are investigating Roxbury Community College to find out why the school has not reported some serious allegations of crimes on campus. [Boston Globe] Related:

  • Community colleges are paying a lobbyist to fight Gov. Deval Patrick's proposed school reform plan. [Boston Herald]

-- The controversial immigration program Secure Communities goes into effect today.

-- Construction on Cape Cod's Sagamore Bridge has resulted in up to seven-mile traffic backups. Authorities are trying to finish repairs by Memorial Day Weekend. [WCVB-TV]

-- Car insurance rates for Massachusetts insurers have risen more than the inflation rate the last two years. [Globe]

-- Rhode Island's governor has signed an executive order recognizing out-of-state gay marriages. [WPRI/AP]


-- The Celtics lose a tight Game 2 in Boston. The series with the Sixers is tied at 1-1.

-- The Sox win their fourth straight at Fenway.

This program aired on May 15, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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