AM Briefing: Reversals Of Budget Vetoes?; Bulger's Immunity Claim Called 'Absurd'

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

-- Fourteen people have been arrested and charged with operating a multimillion-dollar cocaine ring in Boston, authorities announced Monday.

-- House Speaker Robert DeLeo is vowing to override the governor's budget veto of certain welfare reform provisions. [Boston Herald]

-- The House and Senate could also move to override the governor's veto of funding needed to keep Taunton State Hospital open in a diminished capacity. [State House News Service, via the Taunton Daily Gazette]

-- Prosecutors called a claim by James "Whitey" Bulger's attorney that the onetime FBI informant has immunity and shouldn't be prosecuted "absurd."

-- The head of the Boston School Department says she made a mistake in not disciplining a headmaster arrested for domestic assault last year.

-- Prosecutors today are releasing the results of an investigation into the fatal police shooting of a New Bedford teen in May.

-- Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's failed video game company heads to a federal bankruptcy court in Delaware today. [Associated Press, via the Boston Globe]

This program aired on July 10, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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