Top Boston news: City Council re-count enters third day; court weighs marathon bomber's fair trial

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Boston.

Court to weigh whether Boston Marathon bomber got fair trial

A federal appeals court in Boston will consider whether Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev received a fair trial in the city where the bombs exploded. Tsarnaev's lawyers are trying to get his death sentence overturned.

Read the full story on WBZ | CBS Boston.

Federal bill seeks to ease harsh discipline against girls of color

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley is pushing legislation aimed at confronting what she describes as punitive disciplinary actions taken disproportionately against girls of color in school.

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

Boston Pops hold first sensory-friendly holiday concert

With lower lighting and volume, the concert was tailored for children and adults who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or sensory sensitivities.

Read the full story on WCVB.

Boston considers 'Little Saigon' designation for a Dorchester neighborhood

Boston is considering designating a section of a neighborhood as the Little Saigon Cultural District for its significant Vietnamese community. The proposal calls for the Field's Corner section in the city's Dorchester neighborhood to be given the designation. 

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

Recount for final at-large seat on City Council enters third day

As the recount to decide which candidate will take the fourth at-large seat on the City Council heads into Day 3 on Monday, candidates Julia Mejia and Alejandra St. Guillen both said they were ready for a resolution.

Read the full story on Boston Herald.

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