What’s News

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Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1197466970Menino ain’t scared of no plague: In a speech before the Boston Chamber of Commerce yesterday, Mayor Tom Menino said the BU Biolab will go forward, despite recent reports it’s more dangerous than previously expected. We bet the Chamber of Commerce was happy to hear that. [Herald]

Harvard puts the brakes on: Harvard president Drew Faust has stopped plans to build four dorms and other buildings in Allston to allow time for a review. Former president Larry Summers rushed the project through, and most of the faculty is happy Faust is taking a second look. [Globe]

Does any normal person win the lottery? A man who runs a “Lowell mini-mart and adult peep show, magazine and sex-toy shop with his mom” claims he’s won a $1 million payout from a lottery game. The Lucky Jubilee winner is still at large. [Herald]

Connecticut makes a revenue grab: At a forum held at Mohegan Sun yesterday, a panel recommended that the state should build a third casino near the Massachusetts border to help defray any revenue losses from possible casinos in the Bay State. [Globe]

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