AM Briefing: Texting-While-Driving Case; Celtics Lose Game 1 To Heat

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

-- Today, residents in Freetown weigh in on whether they want a proposed tribal casino for the Freetown/Lakeville border.

-- A trial gets under way today for the first person to be tried in Massachusetts on a charge of motor vehicle homicide-while-texting. [Boston Herald]

-- The trial of well-known Boston defense attorney Robert George, who's accused of conspiring to launder drug money for a former client, begins today. [Boston Globe]

-- Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling said Rhode Island officials broke promises and scared away potential investors from his 38 Studios video game company. [Providence Journal]

-- MBTA officials are still waiting for the Legislature to approve moving a surplus of vehicle inspection fees to the transit agency so that it can close this year's budget deficit. [Globe]

-- "Whitey" Bulger's lawyers return to court today to give a judge a status update on evidence turned over by prosecutors ahead of the November trial. [Associated Press, via WCVB-TV]


-- The Celtics lost Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Miami Heat.

-- Led by Felix Doubront's pitching, the Red Sox topped the Tigers at Fenway.

This program aired on May 29, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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