AM Briefing: Springfield Mourns Slain Cop; Free Rides From Logan
Good morning. Top local stories and what we're watching this Tuesday:
-- Suffolk Downs and its gaming partner will today unveil a proposal for a casino at the Boston track. Related:
- Gov. Deval Patrick said state negotiations with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe for a casino in Taunton are on track to meet their deadline. [State House News Service, via New Bedford Standard Times]
-- Springfield is mourning the death of Officer Kevin Ambrose, the first line-of-duty death in western Massachusetts in 14 years. [Springfield Republican]
-- The House begins debate on its health care cost containment legislation. [Associated Press]
-- In an effort to cut congestion, the MBTA (via Massport funding) will give free Silver Ride transport from Logan Airport to downtown Boston as part of a three-month pilot program. [WBZ-TV]
-- An independent report did not find a cause for the blackout in Boston's Back Bay in March. [Boston Globe]
-- The Celtics are in Miami tonight (8:30 p.m.) for Game 5 of the series against the Heat.
This program aired on June 5, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.