AM Briefing: Senate To Debate T Bailout Bill; Prison Chief Removed

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

-- Two weeks into a lockout, there's a tentative deal in place between the Pilgrim nuclear plant in Plymouth and its unionized workers.

-- The state Senate today is expected to take up a bill that would transfer millions in vehicle inspection fees to the cash-strapped MBTA. [Associated Press, via MassLive]

-- Following a similar proposal in New York City, the mayor of Cambridge has called for a ban on larger sizes of sugary drinks.

-- Though officials haven't cited a reason, the superintendent of the state's primary maximum-security prison has been taken off the job. [Boston Globe]

-- Today at the BIO convention, state officials will detail international biotechnology collaborations. [AP, via Worcester T&G]

-- Boston has nearly doubled its residential recycling rate over the past five years, but it still lags other large cities around the country. [Globe]

This program aired on June 19, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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