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Morning Wrap: 1/18/12

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:
  • PG&E admits to misclassifying still more gas pipelines. Chronicle
  • It finally happened. Yosemite officials closed the road over Tioga Pass last night—the latest ever in winter it’s been open. AP
  • The U. S. Supreme Court declined to block a lawsuit by the family of a man shot to death by SFPD officers in 2006 in an apartment’s attic after they entered without a warrant. Chronicle
  • 49ers ticket hysteria for Sunday’s NFC championship game with the New York Giants has officially begun. Mercury News
  • A court monitor’s report says Oakland Police Department’s response to Occupy Oakland protests raise “serious concerns” about its ability “to hold true to the best practices in American policing.” The Bay Citizen
  • Wikipedia and other websites are dark today to protest an online piracy bill that opponents say threatens the Internet as we know it. Mercury News
  • Add Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice to the list of coaches the Raiders are interviewing to fill their head coaching job. Mercury News
  • Capitol Weekly, the 23-year-old chronicle of state government, is ending its print edition tomorrow, although it will continue to publish online.
  • Virgin America announced it’s adding a San Francisco to Philadelphia route in April. SF Business Times
  • Tim Tebow maybe will, or maybe won’t, play in next month’s AT&T Pro-Am at Pebble Beach. Mercury News 

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