The Daily Talker
We all know how bad the traffic around Boston can be. But it’s far from the worst in the country.
GPS maker TomTom has ranked Boston as the ninth worst traffic in the United States in its annual Traffic Index report. That’s a big jump from last year, when we were 21st.
Tuesday’s votes won’t end the debate over casino gambling in Massachusetts. Both Suffolk Downs and Mohegan Sun say they’re hopeful they can save their plans to apply for one of the gaming licenses being made available by the state gaming commission.
Northwestern University is the target of criticism over football uniforms intended to support wounded troops. The design is meant to depict a flag that has been flown for a long period of time, with proceeds from sales benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. But some critics call the design crass, because it appears the red stripes appear to be bleeding.
The Miami Dolphins have asked the NFL to launch an independent inquiry, and have suspended offensive lineman Richie Incognito indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team. Offensive lineman Jonathan Martin reportedly walked off the team last week because of bullying.
Starting today, the convenience of online shopping will come with a higher cost. Massachusetts will now apply a 6.25% sales tax to all purchases made from Amazon.
Superstition in sports is well-known and well chronicled. For the 2013 Boston Red Sox, it’s the beard. With the Red Sox one win away from clinching their first World Series title at Fenway Park in 95 years, we want to know – what’s your game day ritual?
Americans spend more than $12 billion a year on chocolate. Nearly 75% of households hand out chocolate on Halloween. What treats do you give trick-or-treaters?
The Marine Corps Uniform Board will make a decision today on three uniform-related issues – including a unisex service cap. The web is buzzing about the proposal. Do you like the look?
It’s game 1 of the World Series between the Red Sox and Cardinals tonight at Fenway Park. Tell us about your favorite Red Sox moment.
For the third time in less than a month, someone has fallen off the platform at an MBTA station. The T says it does not encourage people jumping on the tracks to make rescues. How would you react if you saw someone plunge off a T platform?