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AM Briefing: Bulger Trial Delay Request; Youk Traded

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

-- The seas along the East Coast are rising three to four times faster than the global average, according to a new study. [Boston Globe]

-- A judge will hear a request today from James "Whitey" Bulger's lawyers to delay his trial a year. [Associated Press, via FOX-TV]

-- President Obama is in town today for three fundraisers. [AP, via NECN]

-- Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence Rep. John Tierney's brother-in-law to four years in prison on Thursday for running an illegal gambling website. [Boston Herald]

-- Boston.com will start a streaming radio station, with alternative music and some radio personalities from WFNX-FM, which was recently sold to Clear Channel. [Globe]

Sports:

-- Youk has been traded. The Sox infielder is off to the Chicago White Sox. (In his last game in Boston, the Sox won, 9-4.)

This program aired on June 25, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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