Morning Lines

papers_8_16.jpgNot in my backyard: Back Bay residents are objecting to a proposed bypass that would run through the Charles River Esplanade while construction takes place on the Storrow Drive Tunnel. The state says it would save six months and $5 million. Residents were not thrilled and one threatened to chain herself to a tree. [Globe]

I was for stem-cells before I was against them. Uh, what’s my position again?: Mitt Romney is once again altering his investment portfolio after a Herald report that said he owned stock in stem-cell research companies. The Herald, naturally, pats itself on the back in the lead. [Herald]

How to lose $1.6 billion: Jeffrey B. Larson once controlled a hedge fund worth the aforementioned $1.6 billion. Now, not so much. [Globe]