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Week In Review: Alexander Ciccolo, BRA Audit, Iran Deal24:55
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This week, Mayor Martin Walsh announced Boston's once-massive pile of filthy snow has officially dwindled to nothing. (Jim Walker/Conventures, Inc. via AP)
This week, Mayor Martin Walsh announced Boston's once-massive pile of filthy snow has officially dwindled to nothing. (Jim Walker/Conventures, Inc. via AP)
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The big stories of this week include the arrest of 23-year-old Alexander Ciccolo for an alleged plot inspired by the Boston Marathon bombers to attack a university, President Obama's Iran nuclear deal, and the scathing audit of the Boston Redevelopment Authority.

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Jeff Jacoby, columnist for The Boston Globe. He tweets @jeff_jacoby.

Jim Stergios, executive director of Pioneer Institute. He tweets @JimStergios.

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Radio Boston: FBI Tip From Police Captain Leads To The Arrest Of His Son

  • "Alexander Ciccolo was arrested July 4 for allegedly plotting to attack a university, inspired by the Boston Marathon bombers. The FBI were tipped off by the defendant’s estranged father, Police Captain Robert Ciccolo."

Radio Boston: U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch Reacts To Iran Deal

  • "The nuclear deal with Iran, which was reached Tuesday, would significantly limit Tehran’s nuclear program for more than a decade. In return, international sanctions would be lifted."

Radio Boston: Boston Development Agency’s Audit Reveals Inefficiencies

  • "The audit outlines a long list of challenges besetting the BRA, including a poor sense of mission and vision, too little transparency, antiquated budgeting procedures, low morale and a cumbersome design review process that frustrates both developers and the neighborhoods."

This segment aired on July 17, 2015.

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