PM Roundup: More Bears Around; NYC Beats Boston ... In Life Expectancy

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

-- Weeks after a fire caused an estimated $400 million in damage aboard a nuclear submarine docked in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, authorities are investigating another fire there. [Associated Press, via NECN]

-- New York City beats Boston on life expectancy.

-- The number of black bears in Massachusetts is increasing every year by about 8 percent, according to state wildlife officials. [Worcester Telegram & Gazette]

-- A Massachusetts tornado-inspired startup — — has won a media innovation grant from the Knight Foundation's News Challenge on Networks. [Knight Foundation]

This program aired on June 18, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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