The following memo from MEMA went out to state officials today:
DATE: January 26, 2015
TIME: 1:15 pm
SUBJECT: State of Emergency and Motor Vehicle Travel Ban
Governor Patrick has Declared a State of Emergency, effective immediately. Additionally, Governor Patrick has ordered a Statewide Motor Vehicle Travel Ban, with exceptions, effective at midnight tonight (12 AM Tuesday).
Gov. Baker made his first Bunker appearance shortly after noon, wearing, a, um, a suit? Yes, a suit.
The T will operate normally through the end of the day, then shut for Tuesday. A driving ban will go into effect at midnight. Baker said stay off the roads unless you're "essential personnel" (and that includes people who work at supermarkets and gas stations and, of course, the news media). Then he said stay off the roads. Oh, and by the way, stay off the roads.
The Supreme Judicial Court today updated the definition of "reasonable doubt" that Massachusetts judges have been reading to jurors since 1850, when it was first used in the case of a Harvard professor charged with murdering and dismembering a prominent Beacon Hill doctor.
Say hi to Rob Finnerty, morning anchor on KBAK, Bakersfield, CA, outraged over the outrage over Deflategate. The fact that he used to report for NECN probably has absolutely nothing to do with his cold, hard, logical deflation of the whole "air in a pigskin" fauxtroversy.