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On the Brink of Casinos, What Will Happen to Bingo? Poor bingo. In the realm of gaming, it’s become the little guy, the mom-and-pop shop to the casinos’ Wal-Mart. As the Senate is poised to pass the casino bill into law, what will become of the American Legion/church basement-style, pull-up-a-folding-chair bingo game? [Boston Herald]
More Massachusetts Residents Going for Part-Time Work … because they’re not able to find full-time jobs, another sign of the slow economic recovery in the region, according to an analysis by Northeastern University. [Boston.com]
An Elated Drayton Florence in the End Zone is the Front Page of NFL.com. We’re not going to say anything more about the Pats’ loss yesterday. But wow. [NFL]
Meanwhile, The Red Sox Save Their AL Wild-Card Lead. Talk about a turn of events. Thank you, Jacoby Ellsbury, for being the guy who saved the race with your three-run homer, while also managing to save the lives of many, many Boston sports fans on Sunday. [USA Today]
Rajen Kilachand Endows $25 Million to Boston University. Kilachand’s endowment will go to students who focus in the liberal arts and innovation. “People don’t want to go into liberal arts, but I think for people to be future leaders you need a focused approach to humanities, the fine arts, so that you have a well-rounded personality,” says Kilachand, chairman of the Dodsal Group, an engineering, procurement, and construction business, with very diverse interests: trading, mining, energy, Pizza Hut, and KFC. [India Times]