The Daily Talker
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?
Three theater chains are looking at creating an area where movie goers can stay connected while watching a film. Is it OK to text at movie theaters? Or should there be a designated area for people to stay connected?
School districts around the country — including Boston — are adding GPS technology to buses allowing parents to know the exact location of their kids. Does the ability to track your children give you peace of mind or make you worry that others can do the same?
Social media giant Facebook is lifting restrictions on its youngest users — from 13 to 17 — allowing them to share posts with anyone on the internet. Do you trust kids to police their online posts? How do you monitor your kids?
A New Hampshire store clerk was fired for pulling a gun on armed robber. The clerk wasn’t hurt, and even though he has a New Hampshire permit to carry his gun, he was terminated for violating company policy.
Macy’s is opening its doors on Thanksgiving night for the first time in its 155-year history. The retailer says it’s trying to keep up with rival stores. How do you feel about retailers opening on Thanksgiving night?
“Sweet Caroline” has become the Red Sox unofficial official theme song at Fenway over the last 15 years. A Herald columnist thinks the Neil Diamond hit needs a “postseason breather.” Is “Sweet Caroline” so good, so good? So bad, so bad? What would you replace it with?
A Pennsylvania Elementary School principal pulled the plug on Halloween because it’s too religious. The school district says the principal misinterpreted the policy and that it’s ok to celebrate the holiday. Are school districts being too sensitive over what can be celebrated?
It’s a ritual designed to promote sportsmanship. Shaking hands with the opposite team after a game. In Kentucky, high school teams can no longer do that.
The high school athletic association claims there have been too many fights and confrontations.
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is holding an estate sale this weekend at his Medfield home. The sale is short on baseball memorabilia and big on housewares. Would you buy anything?