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AM Briefing: Dorchester Fuel Spill Cleanup; 10 Beaches Closed

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Happy Friday. Top local stories and what we're watching today:

-- Crews are completing the cleanup of a major fuel spill in Dorchester that temporarily shut down part of Dorchester Avenue and thus delayed many school buses from leaving their lot this morning.

-- There is enough demand in Massachusetts for the three casinos and one slots parlor called for in the new state gaming law, said industry analysts advising the Massachusetts Gaming Commission at a public forum Thursday.

-- Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray has been questioned under oath by state and federal authorities investigating the Chelsea Housing Authority scandal. [Boston Globe]

-- Ten South Shore beaches are closed to swimmers due to elevated bacteria levels. [Associated Press, via WBZ-TV]

-- Environmental police are seeking charges against a State Police trooper who accidentally shot and injured a neighbor while hunting. [Boston Herald]

-- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney begins a six-state bus tour in New Hampshire today. [NECN]

This program aired on June 15, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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