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

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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]

Sports:

-- 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.

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

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