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UMass President Quits over Brother's Mob Link

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UMass President Quits over Brother's Mob Link

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UMass President Quits over Brother's Mob Link

UMass President Quits over Brother's Mob Link

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University of Massachusetts President William M. Bulger steps down after months of pressure over his role in the federal investigation of his brother, a fugitive mob figure. In June, Bulger testified about his brother, Whitey Bulger, a one-time FBI informant now on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list in connection with 21 murders. Hear Fred Thys of member station WBUR.