Good morning, Boston! Did you know that on this day in 1944, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was re-elected president of the United States for a record third time, becoming the first and only president in history to win a fourth term in office?
Here are five (more current) things you need to know to help start your day!
U.S. stock futures surge after Clinton cleared by FBI
- U.S. equity index futures rallied at the open yesterday after the FBI said newly discovered emails had not changed the agency’s conclusion that no charges were warranted in the case of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server.
How the media ignored policy issues in presidential campaign coverage
- According to three studies on the news media’s coverage, journalists have paid scant attention to the candidates’ platforms during the 2016 campaign period.
Zipcar will make vehicles free to members on Election Day
- Zipcar is waiving the cost to rent some of its vehicles for a few hours during the evening of Election Day tomorrow — to encourage members to make it to the polls.
One of Quincy’s oldest firms sees payoff after $1.6B New Quincy Center fiasco
- Catherine Carlock, of BBJ revisits a hole in the center of Quincy that has been replaced by a luxury apartment complex that officials and developers say could help the city come out from under the specter of Street-Works for good.
Flying for Thanksgiving? You won’t be alone
- More than 27 million people are expected to fly during the 2016 Thanksgiving holiday period, about 2.5 percent more than last year, so you’ll want to be booking that flight if you haven’t already.