What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1221569597Holy crap: Yesterday’s dire financial news caused the stock market to have its biggest single-day drop in value since 9/11. We don’t want to know what our 401k looks like this morning. [Herald]

Locally, the fallout might not be so bad: Unless you work for Merrill Lynch or Lehman Brothers, or you need a loan. [Globe]

At least something went right yesterday: The Red Sox shelled the Tampa Bay Rays last night. The teams are now tied for first place in the AL East. [Herald]

Don’t forget to do your civic duty: It’s primary day! Will Carl Sciortino’s sticker campaign be successful? Will Ed O’Reilly shock the world and beat John Kerry? Will you even be able to find your polling place, since Boston election officials moved some around? [Globe]