Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1193683436They’re taking the World Series victory sitting down: Jordan’s customers who bought furniture during a promotion this spring now get it for free. Those of us who didn’t buy anything now feel like idiots, and we don’t mean Kevin Millar. [Herald]

Perhaps they can save the money they would have spent on furniture for tolls: The Turnpike Board voted to raise the Allston-Brighton toll to $1.25, and the Ted Williams and Sumner Tunnels will cost $3.50. [WBZ]

What, no more loops? Governor Deval Patrick has started the process of replacing the tight turns of the current 93-95 exchange with direct flyover ramps. We dream of the day when coming north on 95 doesn’t require popping a Dramamine to deal with the curve. [WBZ Newsradio]

Could Mitt Romney win Iowa? It seems possible. A University of Iowa poll says Mitt has a double-digit lead over Rudy Giuliani. There’s a whole lot more baseball, er, campaigning to go, so we remain skeptical. []