4 things we’re reading this weekend

Buses in the burbs: Outside Greater Boston and its troubled MBTA, the state’s other regional transit authorities seek to grow public transportation. [CommonWealth] –Adam Vaccaro

Not all free time is created equal: Feel like you work too much? You probably do. But before pining for more off hours, know this: Your free time is only as valuable as the people you can share it with. [The New York Times] –Dan Fogarty

Reasonable doubts: Darrell Jones has been in a Massachusetts prison for 30 years for a murder he says he didn’t commit. A look at his case reveals a taped witness interview that inexplicably cuts to a clip of a 1950s sitcom while playing in court, a gun that police say Jones dropped while feeling the scene that didn’t have any fingerprints on it, and witnesses who say the police threatened them into testifying. It’s basically Making a Murderer: Massachusetts edition. [NECIR] –Kristin Toussaint

My wife and I are (both) pregnant: In their own words, two married women describe the process of deciding to get pregnant, then both getting pregnant, then both giving birth, and the myriad struggles in between. It’s not just a gawking story about two pregnant women, but instead a real window into their lives during this very atypical time. [New York] –Allison Manning

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