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PM Roundup: Toddler Drowns In Worcester Lake; Gov. Signs VALOR Act

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

-- An 18-month-old boy drowned in a Worcester lake. [WCVB-TV]

-- Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill that will expand benefits and services to Massachusetts veterans and their families. [Associated Press, via Boston Herald]

-- New Balance is going to spend $500 million on a new headquarters, sports complex and hotel in Brighton. [Boston Globe]

-- A 6-year-old boy's handwritten dismissal note fooled a Middleborough school secretary. [NECN]

-- Four women in Hanover caught a 200-pound sturgeon with their bare hands. [WBZ-TV]

-- A Brimfield survivor of last June's tornadoes is still dealing with the aftermath. [Springfield Republican] (Note: We'll have coverage of the one-year anniversary of the deadly tornadoes tomorrow.)

This program aired on May 31, 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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