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Ellen’s Show Taking Over for Oprah Starting This Fall. WCVB-TV (Ch. 5) was one of the first stations of 26 markets nationwide to announce the switch, which Ellen celebrated yesterday during what Menino declared as “Ellen DeGeneres Day.” [BostonHerald.com]

More Big Dig Drama, This Time a Potential Sinkhole. Thawing soil under everyone’s favorite tunnel has settled twice as much as expected. But it’s “not serious at all.” Yet. [MassLive.com]

Katherine Schwarzenegger Opens Up on Parents’ Split. The 21-year old says: “People say that I’m [Maria Shriver’s] twin. I guess it would be the Kennedy genes; my cheekbones are coming out. We’ll be at the breakfast table and my mom will look over at me and say, ‘I see them!'” Plus: She’s admits to turning to Adele and retail therapy to cope with her parents’ split. [Politico.com]

Ex-Firefighter Takes the Stand in Fraud Trial. A Boston ex-firefighter who’s accused of competing in bodybuilding competitions while out on disability says the competitions helped to “ease the pain.” Perhaps he should take a page out of the book of Katherine, not the book of Arnold. [MyFoxBoston.com]

President of Greater Boston Tea Party Responds to Kerry. “It’s about the policies, not the person,” says Christen Varley. Remember that in like 10 minutes when the Tea Party does more of what it does best. [NECN.com]