What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1190291684Lawsuit: The family of a man who was seriously injured in July when a grate slammed into his windshield is suing the Massachusetts Highway Department, claiming the grate wasn’t suited for highway use. [Globe]

Pink slip: Governor Deval Patrick plans to cut jobs at the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority to make a toll hike more palatable. Can you have them check the storm grates on their way out, Governor? We’re still a little nervous about that. [Herald]

How the other half lives: In these bad economic times, Massachusetts’ high-end housing market is booming. [Globe]

Head in the sand: We’re not on speaking terms with the Sox right now. [Herald]