Daily Feed: Mass. Would Lose Millions with Federal Budget Deal

With Federal Budget Deal, Massachusetts Would Lose Hundreds of Millions. The Bay State would lose $400 million next year and $800 million the following. Perspective: The federal government gives Massachusetts $200 million per week in reimbursements. [BizJournals.com]

Boston Beer Expected To Close Second Quarter Still Riding ‘Better Beer’ Wave. As beer drinkers trade up for higher-quality brewskies, Sam Adams is feeling the love and is expected to increase earnings by $9 million this quarter. [TheStreet.com]

Boston Bruins Rank No. 4 on NHL’s Most Obvious Bandwagons. The unavoidable list of bandwagons is out. Again. [Bleacher Report]

Capitalizing on Boredom, Airport Retailers Sell Especially Well. Because there’s not much else to do while waiting for your connection than to check out last season’s sale pile at the Gap. Oh wait, at least you’ll have that handy chat with TSA agents as you stroll through security. [NYTimes.com]

Have You Seen This Woman’s 300-Pound Yard Gnome? He’s been missing since Thursday. [MyFoxBoston.com]