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Greasy: The Chinese restaurant that caught fire Wednesday night was eight months overdue for inspection, and had a history of code violations. [Globe]

Favor: The Herald’s big story about the West Roxbury fire is that Warren Payne died in the fire because he agreed to work overtime. [Herald]

Maybe professors like to party too? In an attempt to stop weekend binge drinking, some colleges are scheduling more classes on Fridays and asking professors to schedule tests and due dates on Fridays. College students vow to continue abusing their bodies regardless. [Globe]

More backups: The plan to widen I-93 in New Hampshire has been delayed to examine the environmental impact another two lanes of traffic would have on the area. We knew this green living thing would get out of hand. [Globe]