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Boston Today: Talk 'Breaking Bad' with Matthew Gilbert at 10:30 this morning

Posted by Ronald J Agrella, Editor  September 30, 2013 04:23 AM

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Good morning, Boston.

Here's what you need to know this morning:


Monday Night Football: Miami at New Orleans at 8:30 P.M. on ESPN.

Red Sox: No game today.


Today: Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Areas of fog in the morning. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s.

Tonight... Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

Get the latest forecast here


Check out our current traffic report.

What’s in the news?

- Developers looking to put a resort casino in southeastern Massachusetts face an end-of-day deadline today to turn in preliminary applications with state gaming regulators. The state opened up the process to commercial developers as it monitors efforts by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe to get federal approvals for a Taunton casino.

- Amtrak this morning plans to resume limited Acela service between Boston and New York, running about half of the normal trains. The service will be running for the first time since Amtrak had to suspend it in the wake of a power supply issue.

- A state police dive team this morning will resume its search for a swimmer who disappeared after telling his wife he might try to swim the length of Walden Pond. Authorities spent roughly three hours searching for the Lincoln man before suspending the search last night.

- A house fire yesterday evening has put six people in Springfield out of their home. The Springfield Republican reports the blaze was reported by tenants who saw smoke coming from the home's second floor windows. It's believed to have started in a kitchen on the second floor.

- A state health policy panel has summoned industry executives and regulators to update efforts to stem high health care costs. The commission will hold hearings tomorrow and Wednesday as it oversees a year-old cost containment law.

Events for today:

- "The Terror," the latest album by The Flaming Lips, sees them mining darker themes and new sounds in the vein of Radiohead and Suicide. They play Agganis Arena, with the Australian outfit Tame Impala opening.

- Benjamin Zander originally programmed Beethoven's Ninth Symphony for last spring's performance by the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra. It was postponed due to the Boston Marathon bombings, but is scheduled for performances tonight and Friday at Boston's Symphony Hall, and Thursday at Worcester's Mechanics Hall.

- A dystopian industrial wasteland is the setting for David Lynch's surreal classic "Eraserhead." See the dancing roasted chickens, mutant babies, and the lady in the radiator on the big screen at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.

Check out these live events on today

- 10:30 a.m.: Talk 'Breaking Bad' with critic Matthew Gilbert
- Noon: Boston Sports Live
- 2:30 p.m.: Talk Red Sox on RadioBDC

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