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Boston Today: Red Sox play game 3 against Tampa Bay tonight

Posted by Ronald J Agrella, Editor  October 7, 2013 04:49 AM

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Good morning, Boston.

Here's what you need to know this morning:


Red Sox: The Sox play Tampa Bay in game 3 at 6 p.m. tonight. YOu can watch it on TBS.

Monday Night Football: NY Jets @ Atlanta at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN.


Today: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Areas of fog in the morning. Not as cool with highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Tonight... .Widespread showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Tomorrow: Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the morning.

Get the latest forecast here


Check out our current traffic report.

What’s in the news?

- Jared Remy, the son of Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy, faces arraignment this week in the murder of his girlfriend. Remy allegedly stabbed Jennifer Martel at a Waltham apartment complex in mid-August. His arraignment is set for tomorrow.

- Middlesex authorities say they've found a missing high school student's body. No foul play is suspected in the death of Karen Douglas. Her parents had reported the 18-year-old missing Thursday.

- Westfield State faculty and libary staffers plan a no-confidence vote later this month against school president Evan Dobelle. The vote comes after Dobelle missed a deadline last week to explain his travel spending to state education officials.

- A legislative panel this week takes up a proposal to raise the legal dropout age for public school students from 16 to 18. Lawmakers will also consider a move to allow both Boston and Lawrence to raise their dropout age to 18 even if the rest of the state holds at age 16.

- Homeowners are getting a warning from Attorney General Martha Coakley to beware of scammers demanding payment for home deeds. Coakley says some deed collection services are trying to charge $90 for a document typically free or available cheaply from Registry of Deeds offices.

Events for today:

- Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri talks with poet William Corbett about her new novel "The Lowland." The book tells the story of two brothers and is set in India and America. Tonight's conversation is at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.

- Cuban-Canadian singer-songwriter Alex Cuba pays tribute to his home country with his stage name, but his sound incorporates rock and funk, too. The Juno Award-winning artist plays the Middle East.

- Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter is on the road again after a break of several years. About the decision to go on tour he has said, “I began thinking about touring again and started working on my guitar playing. And the more I played the more I was reminded of the special joy that connecting with an audience brings. And I realized I missed it. It’s time to hit the road.” He plays the Wilbur Theatre.

Check out these live events on today

- Noon: Get advice on your pet's health
- Noon: Boston Sports Live with Chris Gasper
- 1 p.m.: Personal finance chat with founder
- 2:30 p.m.: Red Sox discussion on RadioBDC

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