What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

papers_9_5.jpgWe’ve got a horse race: Niki Tsongas took the Democratic primary election held in the Fifth District yesterday, with Jim Ogonowski beating Tom Tierney in the Republican primary. The election for the seat formerly held by Marty Meehan will be held on October 16. [Globe, Herald]

But not a dog race: If the Wonderland dog track were able to build a casino, it would get rid of its dog track. Expect Governor Deval Patrick to need another week to consider the fate of the greyhounds in his decision to (or not to) support legalized gambling. [Herald]

And it’s not even our birthday: The Massachusetts Democratic Party tells the Globe they have a file on Mitt Romney, and they’re putting it online. We’ll look through it and let you know how it is later today. [Globe]

Most people just like partygoers to bring crudite: Two men beat two homeless men to death, even severing one of the men’s hands and bringing it to a party. The men are being held without bail. [Herald]