Spanning the Web

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Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1210795554Resistance is futile: State Treasurer Tim Cahill says that casino gambling in Massachusetts “seems inevitable” and the state should just try its best to do them right. Okey-dokey then. [BostonHerald.com]

Have you checked under the bed? That’s where we find most of our missing stuff: Medford’s Rep. Carl Sciortino reports that 72 signatures he submitted to the Secretary of State to put his name on the fall ballot have gone missing. [Somerville News]

Massachusetts Crime Labs—Now with fewer missing bodies! Gov. Deval Patrick reports that the state’s crime labs are processing DNA faster and storing fewer dead bodies than under the “notoriously inept” watch of former medical examiner Dr. Mark Flomenbaum. [BostonHerald.com]

She works hard for it, honey: Roxbury native Donna Summer appeared on last night’s finale of American Idol to perform a single from her new album. While we’re sad nobody could find her a better wig, she sounded amazing. [Pop Crunch]

And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.

No sticky situation here: We try out Cosmoholic’s lipstick/lip gloss hybrid.

Spring has sprung: Patio dining and spring menus are featured in this week’s Dish.

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