Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.
Consider the bullet dodged: Despite dire predictions, Hurricane Gustav spared New Orleans Katrina-like damage. [Globe]
But some parades were rained on: The first day of the Republican National Convention was cut short, causing local delegates to go to bed early, or make a trip to the Mall of America. [Herald]
Business goes to the ‘burbs: Many companies are buying up office space along 128 to give employees amenities like walking trails and easily-accessible parking. [Globe]
Fall unofficially begins: Local orchards report that this summer’s rainy weather will make for a banner apple crop. [Herald]