PM Roundup: Ikea Abandons Somerville Plans; Brookline Mosquitoes Have West Nile

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

-- Ikea is abandoning its plans for a store in Somerville's Assembly Square. [Boston Globe]

-- Mosquitoes in Brookline tested positive for West Nile. [Brookline Patch]

-- A Somerville woman survived a ferry accident in Zanzibar that left 30 dead. [Wicked Local Somerville]

-- Boston tops a list of Massachusetts cities and towns with the most solar power systems, with 157 installations, followed by Falmouth (127), Barnstable (112), Northampton (81) and Amherst (81). [Environmental Massachusetts, via State House News Service]

-- Customers are stealing cardboard cutouts of actor David Hasselhoff from Cumberland Farms, and the Framingham-based chain is taking it in stride. [BostInno]

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


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