AM Briefing: Patrick Signs State Budget; Boston Rep. To Be Arraigned

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

-- Gov. Deval Patrick yesterday signed a $32.5 billion state budget, while also vetoing millions for several programs, including $5.1 million to continue to operate the Taunton State Psychiatric Hospital at 45 beds.

-- State Rep. Carlos Henriquez, a Boston Democrat who represents parts of Dorchester and Roxbury, is expected to be arraigned today on charges including domestic assault and battery and domestic kidnapping.

-- Union workers at the Pilgrim nuclear plant in Plymouth will soon be headed back to work, after they approved a new contract with the plant’s owner, Entergy Corp., on Sunday.

-- The family of a man killed in a gas explosion two years ago has reached a settlement with a propane company. Relatives of William Nichols will receive $7.5 million. [WBZ-AM]

-- Travel search company Kayak Software Corp., which is partly headquartered in Concord, has set the price range for its long-delayed IPO. [Boston Business Journal]


-- The Sox lost to the Yankees, 7-3. New York won three of four in the series in Boston.

This program aired on July 9, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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