PM Roundup: American Flag Ban Reversed; Sand Sculpting In Revere

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

-- The state reversed a decision by the Wrentham Housing Authority that barred residents from flying U.S. flags outside their homes. [Associated Press, via Cape Cod Times]

-- The Massachusetts treasurer reported that $84 million in abandoned property was returned in the past year. [Patriot Ledger]

-- The Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area was ranked No. 37 in the U.S. in a Brookings Institution report on "worker access to transit." [Wall Street Journal]

-- Economist Richard Florida was on On Point today discussing the "Creative Class," 10 years after his book's release. At the 10th anniversary, Boston was ranked the No. 3 "most creative" city. [BostInno]

-- The City of Boston and Boston University are partnering up in an effort to tackle youth obesity. [WCVB-TV]

-- Harvard Medical School researchers say Native Americans migrated in three waves, as opposed to all at once. [Boston Globe]

-- The National Sand Sculpting Festival returns to Revere Beach this weekend. [NECN]

This program aired on July 12, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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