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PM Roundup: BU Student Speaks For First Time Since New Zealand Crash; Block Island Ferry

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

-- The Boston University student who was critically injured in the New Zealand van accident that killed three of her fellow students has spoken for the first time. [Boston Herald]

-- The number of rare but dangerous tick-borne diseases doubled in Massachusetts last year.

-- New ferry service is expected to link Fall River and Block Island. [Associated Press, via New Bedford Standard-Times]

-- Kayak Software Corp., which is partly based in Concord, is delaying its IPO following Facebook's struggles since it went public. [Bloomberg; h/t Boston Business Journal]

-- An Army captain from Maine was killed in Afghanistan on Monday. [AP, via NECN]

-- A Town Meeting vote in Brookline increased the age for buying cigarettes from 18 to 19. [Wicked Local Brookline]

-- An East Taunton resident has turned his 5,000-beer-can collection into a museum. [BostInno]

This program aired on May 30, 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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