What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers. Complete with the Herald’s front page!

1193316305Sox rock the Rox: Well, that was easy. [Globe, Herald]

It’s just a bill, yes it’s only a bill: Some pro-casino lawmakers are calling for a special legislative committee for Governor Deval Patrick’s proposal. The chairman of the economic development committee has voiced his criticism of the plan, but he says his committee will give it a fair hearing. [Herald]

Another thing Patrick’s plan should address: The National Labor Relations Board ordered officials at Foxwoods Casino to allow a union election. Workers say their health benefits aren’t good enough and that their pay raises don’t keep up with inflation. [Globe]

They give us fever: The Herald warns us of the health dangers the World Series presents. Apparently, we’ll be a city of fat sleep-deprived drones by the end of it. We’ll hit the gym and sleep in November. Promise. [Herald]

Banned in Wakefield: A Catholic school has banned the Harry Potter series because “themes of witchcraft and sorcery were inappropriate for a Catholic school.” School officials know the books are fictional, right? [Globe]