What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1213964375Would you turn down a 25 percent raise? An independent panel will recommend that the state’s judges and high-ranking officials get huge raises. Since they’re not idiots, the officials say times are too tough to be hanging out big paychecks. [Globe]

Teenage voices of reason: Girls from Gloucester who already have babies think the girls who made a pact to get pregnant don’t quite understand how hard it is to be a parent. [Herald]

Ted Kennedy gets back to work: The liberal lion is working from home, helping to push for federal funds for the state’s Medicaid program. [Globe]

Is the Tobin the new Longfellow? The bridge’s structural integrity will be tested, and sensors will be installed at stress points to alert authorities if the span is close to plunging into the Mystic River. [Herald]