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PM Roundup: Data Share On Welfare Abuse; Brady's Father On Concussions

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Other stories (and links) circulating around the newsroom this afternoon:

-- State officials are planning to use a federal data sharing program to prevent the abuse of health and welfare benefits. [State House News Service, via the Boston Herald]

-- Massachusetts is currently spending about 84 percent of its share of a nationwide mortgage settlement to aid homeowners, which is toward the high end of states. [ProPublica]

-- The Wampanoag tribe of Gay Head Aquinnah tonight will detail its proposed casino for Lakeville. [Taunton Daily Gazette]

-- Tom Brady's father said he'd be "very hesitant" to let his son play football now, given what is known about concussions in the sport. [Yahoo]

-- Thomas O’Connor, the so-called "dean" of city historians and a former Boston College faculty member, has died at the age of 89. [Boston Globe]

This program aired on May 22, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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



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