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Watch: Phil Mickelson Takes Batting Practice with Red Sox. Lefty made contact with a few pitches prior to the Red Sox/Yankees series last week. Our vote? Stick to golf (the commentator at the 0:20 mark seems to agree). [HuffingtonPost.com]

Sentencing This Week for Former Speaker Sal DiMasi. Prosecutors are seeking to send DiMasi to the clink for 12 1/2 years. As one commenter so eloquently puts it: DiMasi is hopeful — but taking a toothbrush to the hearing, just in case. [BostonHerald.com]

Good News! The T Isn’t Nearly as Dirty As It Seems. New swab tests show that the handles and other surfaces within the subways, trolleys, and buses aren’t as germ-covered as they appear. Just don’t touch the kiosks. [TheBostonChannel.com]

Poll: Undeclared Elizabeth Warren Nine Points Behind Scott Brown. “[Brown] actually still is viewed favorably by a considerable number of voters, but [Elizabeth] Warren is, especially for someone who just appeared on the scene and hasn’t even formally begun her campaign yet, really making a strong showing at this point,” said Steve Koczela, president of the MassINC Polling Group, which conducted the poll. [WBUR]

JetBlue Flight to Fort Myers Cancelled Due to ‘Suspicious Powder’. The substance in question came out of a tissue box. [MyFoxBoston.com]

Guess Who Officiated At The Governor’s Daughter’s Wedding? Yup – the Governor himself. We didn’t know he could do that either, but we have to admit, it’s a pretty sweet gesture — and it definitely ups the ante for fathers who simply walk their girls down the aisle. [Patriot Ledger]