What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1211544821He’s got to get votes somehow: The state senate is upset with potential House Speaker candidate Robert DeLeo for adding tens of millions of dollars worth of earmarks in the budget. [Herald]

Happy Memorial Day! Gas is wicked expensive, so you’ll probably be spending it camped out in the backyard with your feet in a wading pool. Hey, it still beats working, right? [Globe]

The Celtics are going to charge more for the weight of all the bandwagon jumpers: The team is looking to raise ticket prices by 10 or 15 percent next season. [Herald]

Barack Obama— “better than Santa Claus”? One Wesleyan student is delighted that the Illinois senator will take Ted Kennedy’s place as commencement speaker on Sunday. [Globe]