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AM Briefing: Drunk Driving Loophole; Emotional BU Commencement

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

-- Following a state high court ruling last week, Massachusetts officials are seeking to close a loophole in the state's drunk driving law. [Associated Press, via WBZ-TV]

-- The Rhode Island Economic Development Corp. is meeting today with 38 Studios LLC to discuss possible further steps to aid the struggling company. [FOX-TV]

-- With the deaths of four students this year, Boston University held an emotional commencement yesterday, with Google's chairman delivering the address. [BU Today]

-- A new state policy means that pharmacies can soon offer an additional 10 vaccines. [Boston Globe]

-- Boston-based OneUnited Bank, which previously tried to foreclose on the Charles Street AME Church in Roxbury, is foreclosing on 24 affordable-housing units in Mattapan. [Boston Herald]

-- A new study finds that cases of Eastern equine encephalitis are on the rise among Massachusetts residents, and state officials aren't sure of the cause. [Brockton Enterprise]

Sports:

-- The Celtics host the 76ers tonight at 7 p.m. in Game 5 of their all-tied-up series.

-- Josh Beckett allowed just one run as the Red Sox beat the Phillies.

This program aired on May 21, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

Benjamin Swasey Twitter Digital Manager
Ben is WBUR's digital news manager.

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