New Haven Independent— With a nod, David Sasso leapt into a cascading melody on the mandocello. Naomi Senzer fell in on flute, taking up the same melody, spinning it, and handing it off to Will Minter on accordion while Joe Murfin laid down a pulsing rhythm on the pandeiro. Together, the quartet with the punny name of Roda Trip on Monday evening brought the driving music of tropical Brazil to the New Haven area’s first snowy night of the year in a performance at Best Video.
POLITICO—Deval Patrick hires operative to head his South Carolina campaign. LaJoia Broughton is the second person to be named publicly as a member of Patrick's fledgling campaign.
www.espncricinfo.com—England hopefuls head to training camps in India, South Africa. Will Jacks, Keaton Jennings among group bound for Mumbai, Jonny Bairstow to join James Anderson, Mark Wood in Potchefstroom
fox8.com—Heads up, drivers: I-271 south lane restrictions starting Saturday morning. CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — The Ohio Department of Transportation is giving drivers a heads up about lane restrictions on I-271 south this weekend. According to a press release from ODOT, weather conditions are just right for crews working on the I-271 widening project in southern Cuyahoga County. That means they’ll be able to perform the necessary operations to shift traffic into the final configuration on I-271 south. So, by Sunday night, all lanes on I-271 south will be open [