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Morning Wrap: 1/16/12

Monday, January 16, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:
  • Gov. Jerry Brown is talking about slashing $1 billion from state prison spending, which, if it happens, would be the first such cut in nearly a decade. Chronicle
  • Tomorrow will be the coldest day of winter yet for the Bay Area, with freezing lows, followed by wind and rain later in the week, the National Weather Service says. Chronicle
  • An aside to the domestic violence accusations against Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi: law enforcement officers beat their wives or girlfriends at nearly double the rate of the rest of the population, experts say. Chronicle 
  • A hue and cry rises over the announced March eviction of the landmark Gold Dust Lounge on Union Square. The Bay Citizen
  • Matthew Artz runs down this year’s likely changing of the guard on Oakland’s city council. Oakland Tribune
  • State AG Kamala Harris is a huge supporter of President Barack Obama—but not when it comes to the administration’s handling of bank mortgage lending abuse. The Bay Citizen
  • The 4-8 Warriors bounced back from that horrible loss at Charlotte with a win Sunday at Detroit. Mercury News
  • Saturday night’s anti-police rally in Oakland was relatively peaceful, with two people arrested. Chronicle 

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