LG requests crash recordings be released – Gov got red carpet treatment, POTUS intro in Chile – MASSterClips video roundup on casino commission – #MApoli vote

YOU’RE NOT L.T. SMASH!: Nearly two months after the crash that destroyed the unmarked cruiser he was driving, Lt. Gov. Tim Murray is requesting that State Police release the "black box" data recording from the accident. (Globe, T&G, AP)

EL PRESIDENTE: Gov. Deval Patrick, who insiders say may leverage the powerful and untested Chilean vote for a White House run (AP), took to the radio waves yesterday to deride the state of the U.S. House GOP over the payroll tax stalemate. (AP)

MASSTERCLIPS: Gaming Commission takes shape – Newly named gaming commission chair Steve Crosby, A.G. Martha Coakley and Treasurer Steven Grossman discuss the formation of the new gambling panel. PLUS: Boston mayor Tom Menino on why he thinks Suffolk Downs is the right place for a casino.

NOT ALL ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES: This is it, folks. The final day to vote in the first annual #MAPolisthe most important vote of our lifetime. Voting ends at noon, and results will be announced a 1 p.m. on WRKO. I am going to call in at 1:15 p.m. to gloat and mercilessly trash my opponents.

Timothy Murray asks State Police to release ‘black box’ data from car crash – www.boston.com (Photo: Tom Rettig/The Telegram & Gazette via AP)
VIDEO:
Murray’s black box crash data to be released at his request: www.myfoxboston.com Wanted: chiefs to build casino industry | WWLP.com: www.wwlp.com Expert says used electronics could still be storing personal information: www.myfoxboston.com

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MURRAY’S BLACK BOX:

Murray asks for ‘black box’ car data to be released – Metro – The Boston Globe: www.bostonglobe.com

Timothy Murray asks State Police to release ‘black box’ data from car crash – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston.com: www.boston.com

Worcester Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – ‘Black box’ data on its way: www.telegram.com

Mass. Lt. Gov. urges release of crash data – AP: www.boston.com

MITT MONITOR:

Romney will not reveal tax data, at least for now – Nation – The Boston Globe: www.bostonglobe.com

President George H.W. Bush: ‘Romney is the best choice for us’ – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston.com: www.boston.com

Mitt Romney mixes family anecdotes with policy – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston.com: www.boston.com

Romney welcomes Bush 41’s unofficial endorsement – AP: www.boston.com

DEVAL DIGEST:

Patrick blasts GOP over payroll tax stalemate – AP: www1.whdh.com

Gov. Deval Patrick: ‘Commonwealth’s airports create jobs’ – Taunton, MA – The Taunton Gazette: www.tauntongazette.com

Gov. Deval Patrick lauded in Chile as ‘future president of the United States’ – AP: www.masslive.com

THE FEDS:

Brown’s efforts add to moderate credentials – Metro – The Boston Globe: www.bostonglobe.com

Senator Scott Brown urges federal criminal probe into Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston.com: www.boston.com

Worcester Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – Sheriff, Brown greet new correction officers: www.telegram.com

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CASINOS:

Mass. must vie with Asia for casino investors – Business – The Boston Globe: www.bostonglobe.com

Friending in Foxboro’s casino fight – The Sun Chronicle Online – News: thesunchronicle.com

OPINION:

Is Menino the education mayor or not? – Opinion – The Boston Globe: www.bostonglobe.com

LOCAL POLITICS:

The Daily Item: Get a little Face(book) time online with Mayor Kennedy: m.itemlive.com

Peter Blute returns to Republican politics – The Sun Chronicle Online – News: thesunchronicle.com

Holyoke City Council to meet Christmas Eve in wake of mayor’s veto of new tax rate | masslive.com: www.masslive.com

NAACP wants censure, resident seeks resignation of Easthampton City Councilor Donald Cykowski for ‘Puerto Rican’ remark | masslive.com: www.masslive.com

STATE NEWS:

AG sues Waltham auto school – Framingham, MA – The MetroWest Daily News: www.metrowestdailynews.com

Massachusetts will receive additional $21 million in home heating aid – AP: www.masslive.com

Businesses sued for allegedly dodging toxic spill cleanup | CapeCodOnline.com: www.capecodonline.com

AROUND NEW ENGLAND:

CT – Conn. officials urge hiring of returning veterans – AP: www.bostonglobe.com

CT – Bristol: Council Districts, Polling Places Being Reconfigured – Courant.com: www.courant.com

ME – Waivers for cuts to be hard to get, Pingree says | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram: www.pressherald.com

ME – LePage requests heat backup plan by Tuesday – AP: www.pressherald.com

BEST OF THE BLOGS:

The first annual #MAPolis – Less Is More blog – Boston.com: boston.com

Red Mass Group:: Professor Cunningham’s pointers on the money: GOP needs a pulse in MA: www.redmassgroup.com

Massachusetts Liberal: Inmates run the asylum: baystateliberal.blogspot.com

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LG requests crash recordings be released – Gov got red carpet treatment, POTUS intro in Chile – MASSterClips video roundup on casino commission – #MApoli vote

YOU’RE NOT L.T. SMASH!: Nearly two months after the crash that destroyed the unmarked cruiser he was driving, Lt. Gov. Tim Murray is requesting that State Police release the “black box” data recording from the accident. (Globe, T&G, AP)

EL PRESIDENTE: Gov. Deval Patrick, who insiders say may leverage the powerful and untested Chilean vote for a White House run (AP), took to the radio waves yesterday to deride the state of the U.S. House GOP over the payroll tax stalemate. (AP)

MASSTERCLIPS: Gaming Commission takes shape – Newly named gaming commission chair Steve Crosby, A.G. Martha Coakley and Treasurer Steven Grossman discuss the formation of the new gambling panel. PLUS: Boston mayor Tom Menino on why he thinks Suffolk Downs is the right place for a casino.

NOT ALL ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES: This is it, folks. The final day to vote in the first annual #MAPolisthe most important vote of our lifetime. Voting ends at noon, and results will be announced a 1 p.m. on WRKO. I am going to call in at 1:15 p.m. to gloat and mercilessly trash my opponents.

Timothy Murray asks State Police to release ‘black box’ data from car crash –  http://www.boston.com (Photo: Tom Rettig/The Telegram & Gazette via AP)
VIDEO:
Murray’s black box crash data to be released at his request: http://www.myfoxboston.com Wanted: chiefs to build casino industry | WWLP.com: http://www.wwlp.com Expert says used electronics could still be storing personal information: http://www.myfoxboston.com
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MURRAY’S BLACK BOX:

Murray asks for ‘black box’ car data to be released – Metro – The Boston Globe: http://www.bostonglobe.com

Timothy Murray asks State Police to release ‘black box’ data from car crash – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston.com: http://www.boston.com

Worcester Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – ‘Black box’ data on its way: http://www.telegram.com

Mass. Lt. Gov. urges release of crash data – AP: http://www.boston.com

MITT MONITOR:

Romney will not reveal tax data, at least for now – Nation – The Boston Globe: http://www.bostonglobe.com

President George H.W. Bush: ‘Romney is the best choice for us’ – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston.com: http://www.boston.com

Mitt Romney mixes family anecdotes with policy – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston.com: http://www.boston.com

Romney welcomes Bush 41’s unofficial endorsement – AP: http://www.boston.com

DEVAL DIGEST:

Patrick blasts GOP over payroll tax stalemate – AP: www1.whdh.com

Gov. Deval Patrick: ‘Commonwealth’s airports create jobs’ – Taunton, MA – The Taunton Gazette: http://www.tauntongazette.com

Gov. Deval Patrick lauded in Chile as ‘future president of the United States’ – AP: http://www.masslive.com

THE FEDS:

Brown’s efforts add to moderate credentials – Metro – The Boston Globe: http://www.bostonglobe.com

Senator Scott Brown urges federal criminal probe into Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe – Boston.com: http://www.boston.com

Worcester Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – Sheriff, Brown greet new correction officers: http://www.telegram.com

*************************************ADVERTISEMENT*************************************

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CASINOS:

Mass. must vie with Asia for casino investors – Business – The Boston Globe: http://www.bostonglobe.com

Friending in Foxboro’s casino fight – The Sun Chronicle Online – News: thesunchronicle.com

OPINION:

Is Menino the education mayor or not? – Opinion – The Boston Globe: http://www.bostonglobe.com

LOCAL POLITICS:

The Daily Item: Get a little Face(book) time online with Mayor Kennedy: m.itemlive.com

Peter Blute returns to Republican politics – The Sun Chronicle Online – News: thesunchronicle.com

Holyoke City Council to meet Christmas Eve in wake of mayor’s veto of new tax rate | masslive.com: http://www.masslive.com

NAACP wants censure, resident seeks resignation of Easthampton City Councilor Donald Cykowski for ‘Puerto Rican’ remark | masslive.com: http://www.masslive.com

STATE NEWS:

AG sues Waltham auto school – Framingham, MA – The MetroWest Daily News: http://www.metrowestdailynews.com

Massachusetts will receive additional $21 million in home heating aid – AP: http://www.masslive.com

Businesses sued for allegedly dodging toxic spill cleanup | CapeCodOnline.com: http://www.capecodonline.com

AROUND NEW ENGLAND:

CT – Conn. officials urge hiring of returning veterans – AP: http://www.bostonglobe.com

CT – Bristol: Council Districts, Polling Places Being Reconfigured – Courant.com: http://www.courant.com

ME – Waivers for cuts to be hard to get, Pingree says | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram: http://www.pressherald.com

ME – LePage requests heat backup plan by Tuesday – AP: http://www.pressherald.com

BEST OF THE BLOGS:

The first annual #MAPolis – Less Is More blog – Boston.com: boston.com

Red Mass Group:: Professor Cunningham’s pointers on the money: GOP needs a pulse in MA: http://www.redmassgroup.com

Massachusetts Liberal: Inmates run the asylum: baystateliberal.blogspot.com

MASSterCLIPS: Gaming Commission takes shape

Newly named gaming commission chair Steve Crosby, A.G. Martha Coakley and Treasurer Steven Grossman discuss the formation of the new gambling panel. PLUS: Boston mayor Tom Menino on why he thinks Suffolk Downs is the right place for a casino location.