5 Things: New Poll Shows Warren Leading Brown, Wrentham-based Publisher Facing Lawsuit, and More

Today in 5 Things You Need to Know, Senator Scott Brown trails Elizabeth Warren by five points according to a new Boston Globe poll, The Warriors of King Philip have a full slate of games today, a Wrentham based-publisher faces a lawsuit from the nation

1. Today's Weather From the National Weather Service

  • Today: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 11 to 17 mph.
  •  Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.


2. Brown Trails Warren by Five Points

A new poll from the Boston Globe shows Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren leading Senator Scott Brown 43% - 38% with 18% of those polled undecided. The poll was made of 502 randomly selected likely voters and has a margin of error of 4.4%.

Brown and Warren will face off tonight in their second debate at 7:00 p.m. tonight on WHDH, New England Cable News, WBZ Newsradio 1030, and WRKO 630. The Boston Herald and UMass Lowell will also carry online feeds of the debate.


3. KP Sports Today

Here is which King Philip athletics teams will be in action today

  • Golf @ Milford, 3:15 p.m.
  • Girls' Soccer @ Taunton, 3:30 p.m.
  • Field Hockey @ Taunton, 3:30 p.m.
  • Boys Soccer vs. Taunton, 3:30 p.m.
  • Volleyball @ Franklin, 4:45 p.m.


4. School Committee to Meet Tonight

The KP School Committee will meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the library at King Philip High School.

Agenda items include an update on a new program to distribute tickets to the community for KP events, an update on the gymnastics program, and the appointment of the new crossing guard.


5. Wrentham-based Publisher Sued by PTA.

The Sun Chronicle is reporting that the Wrentham-based publisher of the magazine PTO Today is being sued by the national PTA organization. 

School Family Media, which distributes the magazine, faces a federal lawsuit fro, the PTA on the grounds that the publisher is attempting to lure members away with claims harmful to the PTA.

School Family Media President Tim Sullivan denied the claim, citing that the PTA's membership decline started before the establishment of PTO Today.


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