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Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1210249536Local mafia in the crapper: Carmen “The Cheeseman” DiNunzio, who allegedly tried to bribe an undercover FBI agent to buy dirt for the Big Dig, requested a cell with a larger toilet to accommodate his 400 pound frame as his case proceeds. Stay tough, mobsters! [Herald]


Good call, Part I: The Boston Police department has moved up a planned 911 training class after dispatchers botched the second call in as many months. [Globe]

Good call, Part II: Newton Mayor David Cohen decided to take a pass on the nearly $28,000 pay raise he requested at the same time he told taxpayers they need to consider a $12 million tax override. [Globe]

No free iced coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts today: And we’ve got Julio Lugo to thank. [Herald]

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