What’s News


Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1221742156Whoops: The stock market lost another 450 points yesterday, and $700 billion in investments disappeared. If you need us, we’ll be trying to avoid the temptation to cash out our 401k and stick it under our mattress. [Herald]

Ray Flynn has cancer: The former Boston mayor collapsed while giving a speech in a Quincy bar last night. His son says Flynn has been battling melanoma and is mourning the loss of his brother. [Globe]

That’ll buy, what, about 25 tanks? The federal government will give Massachusetts $11.5 million for home heating aid this winter. [Herald]

She’s sorry, so sorry: Kelly Timilty apologized to Gov. Deval Patrick for forging his endorsement. The governor’s office is still examining his legal options. [Globe]