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AM Briefing: Adelson Won't Pursue Mass. Casino; Celtics Win Game 5

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

-- Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who's originally from Boston, has said he won't pursue one of Massachusetts' casino licenses. [Boston Globe]

-- Massachusetts home prices and sales rose last month, according to two reports.

-- Portland police are continuing their search for a missing Harvard Business School student. [Portland Press Herald]

-- Boston officials today will release proposed changes to school bus routes in an effort to avoid the delays that plagued the early months of this school year. [Globe]

-- The local district attorney has said the case against an accused Northampton arsonist will continue, despite the state's highest court tossing his confession. [Springfield Republican]

-- Rhode Island officials have said Curt Schilling laid off some workers at his 38 Studios in order to make payroll. [FOX-TV]

Sports:

-- Powered by forward Brandon Bass, the Celtics took Game 5 of their series against the 76ers.

-- With a win, the Red Sox pulled to .500 for the first time since April 30.

This program aired on May 22, 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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