One Still Critical, Four Serious After Bus Crash on Soldiers Field Road

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One Critical, Four Serious After Bus Crash on Soldiers Field Road. The charter bus, carrying students and chaperones visiting from the Philadelphia area, crashed into an overpass Saturday night on Soldiers Field Road. Thirty-five passengers were injured, including one who remains in critical condition and four who remain in serious condition.  [Globe]

William Weld Will Not Run in Special Senate Election. The former Massachusetts governor confirmed today in a statement released by the law firm Mintz Levin.  [AP]

Republicans Feel Like the Honeymoon Is Over or Like They Were Left at the Altar. Either way, whether they were married or not, the GOP is not happy that Scott Brown waited until now to text out announce that he won't run for re-election.  [Herald]

Couple Wins Scratch-Off Lotto Ticket, Still Waiting To Cash In. Eight years ago, Nick Zeogas bought a Texas Hold 'Em scratch-off ticket and won a seat at the table of a virtual poker game with a grand prize of $10 million. The only problem? It's nearly a decade later, and the seats haven't filled because of low demand. “That was the right game back then. Now, I wouldn’t do a run that size,” said Paul Sternberg, director of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission.  [WBZ]

MIT's Head of the Zesiger: Not Your Average Cardboard Boat Regatta. “Not very many succeed, actually. Quite a large fraction of these boats will sink,” associate professor Franz Hover said. “And I think if they were all successful, the students wouldn't enjoy it quite as much.” He's right, and that makes it fun for the rest of us to watch.  [YouTube]

  • Duane J. Matthiesen

    Some wonder why Scott Brown waited to announce he will not run for the US Senate in Massachusetts again. The answer is simple. Recent polls showed he was only a few percentage points ahead of Ed Markey. But Ed Markey in only 1 of 9 US Representatives from Massachusetts. So when he became better known in the other 8 districts, he would have easily won, regardless of the campaign money Brown would have “wasted”.