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Tuesday's Headlines: May 7, 2019

Tuesday's Headlines: May 7, 2019

Superbug Candida Auris Found in 12 States, Including Massachusetts
The fungal infection Candida auris is drug-resistant and can be deadly, especially for those with compromised immune systems. There have been outbreaks in nearby New Jersey and New York. Members of Congress are calling on the CDC to declare a health emergency in order prevent the bug from spreading. [Patch]


Catholic Non-Profit Rejects $100K Donation From Patriots Owner Robert Kraft
A Catholic organization that offers free schooling for children in Haiti has rejected $100K from Robert Kraft, saying that they could not in good conscience accept funding from a man who is charged with solicitation of prostitution. [TheHill]


Bruins Advance After Winning Series Against Columbus Blue Jackets
The Bruins won Game 6 with a score of 3-0 against Columbus, ending the series 4-2. Next the Bruins will play the Carolina Hurricanes, who won their series against the New York Islanders in just four games. [WCVB]


Encore Boston Harbor to Open Next Month With 15 Food and Beverage Options
On June 23, the Everett casino will open its gaming floor to customers, along with 15 restaurant and bar establishments. The casino resort will have varied dining options including a Dunkin’ and an upscale steakhouse called “Rare.” Full list available at [Boston.com]


Green Briar, Pub Known for Its Irish Music Sessions, Has Closed
Brighton’s Irish pub Green Briar shut its doors for the last time yesterday. For the past 29 years, the pub was beloved for its Monday night Irish sessions at which musicians would perform traditional Irish songs. [WBUR]


Three Arrested in Opioid Drug Trafficking Investigation
Following a months-long investigation, state police have arrested and charged three men in Dorchester for trafficking a Class A substance. Police confiscated over three kilograms of fentanyl, which can be up to 100 times more potent than morphine. [MassLive]


MBTA Board Approves Updates to 36 Bus Route
Yesterday the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board voted to move forward with service changes for the 36 bus route starting this month. The changes include 45 new bus operators and some new connections to other routes. [MBTA]