What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1206447984No more hopping turnstiles: The MBTA is cracking down on fare evaders, issuing tickets for as much as $250. [Herald]

It needs to get money from someone: The “broke” agency will invest $3.75 billion in capital improvements, like new Orange Line cars and an expansion of the Silver Line. [Globe]

Or perhaps Dan Grabauskas wll invest in lottery tickets: Inspired by the success of Billion Dollar Blockbuster, the state lottery will launch a Red Sox-themed $20 scratch ticket. [Herald]

Another day, another ethics investigation for King Sal: The Republicans have called for an investigation into whether House Speaker Sal DiMasi violated ethics laws by soliciting donations for his charity golf event from Cognos. [Globe]