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AM Briefing: Greig Sentencing; Funeral For Slain Teen; Welfare Fraud Report

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

-- Catherine Greig, the longtime companion of James "Whitey" Bulger, is due to be sentenced today for helping the reputed mobster elude authorities for 16 years.

-- The funeral service for Charlene Holmes, a 16-year-old who was fatally shot in Cambridge last week, is this morning. [FOX-TV]

-- A state report finds that welfare fraud has cost Massachusetts nearly $3 million over the past 11 months. [Boston Herald]

-- Future taxes, fees and fare hikes could be in the works for the MBTA's proposed Green Line extension into Medford and Somerville. [State House News Service, via Wicked Local]

-- Boston plans to give State Street Corp. $11.5 million in tax breaks to build an 11-story office on the South Boston Waterfront. [Boston Globe]

-- Middleborough approved a number of fines aimed at curbing civil misconduct, including a $20 fine for public profanity.

-- The wandering black bear's Cape Cod tour has ended.

Sports:

-- The Red Sox lost to the Marlins in Florida.

This program aired on June 12, 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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