What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1220446523Nobody puts Mitt Romney in the corner: Due to the schedule shuffling at the truncated RNC, our former governor’s speech has been bumped three times. Romney says he’s ready to talk whenever the party needs him. [Herald]

The Mashpee Wampanoag come back to the table: The tribe wants to negotiate a compact that would allow it to build a casino, and will formally ask Gov. Deval Patrick and legislative leaders to start discussing its plans today. [Globe]

As temperatures drop, so does the cost of heating oil: The price of a gallon of oil is falling, but a gallon will still cost you $1.78 more than it did last year. [Herald]

Awkwardness avoided: The Salem State College appearance by John and Elizabeth Edwards has been canceled. The school hopes to find another speaker for the Sept. 23 engagement. [Globe]