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Week In Review: Bulger Gets Life, Casino On The Vineyard, New Surgeon General

In this courtroom sketch, former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger, second right, flanked by defense attorneys, J.W. Carney Jr., left, and Hank Brennan, stands before Judge Denise Casper in federal court in Boston, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign in the 1970s and '80s, bringing to a close a case that exposed FBI corruption so deep that many people across the city thought he would never be brought to justice. (Jane Flavell Collins/AP)

In this courtroom sketch, former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger, second right, flanked by defense attorneys, J.W. Carney Jr., left, and Hank Brennan, stands before Judge Denise Casper in federal court in Boston, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign in the 1970s and ’80s, bringing to a close a case that exposed FBI corruption so deep that many people across the city thought he would never be brought to justice. (Jane Flavell Collins/AP)

Our panel tackles a week’s worth of news. Today, we’ll talk about the Bulger verdict, the possibility of the 2024 Olympics coming to Boston, the appointment of a new Surgeon General and plans for slots on Martha’s Vineyard.

Guests

Jim Stergios, Executive Director of Pioneer Institute

Dante Ramos, deputy editorial page editor, The Boston Globe


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