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Morning Wrap: 1/30/12

Monday, January 30, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • The first 200 of those sleek new BART train cars to roll off overseas assembly lines carry an average price tag of $5.1 million. Chronicle
  • That new City Hall job that Mayor Ed Lee found for Bevan Dufty pays $156,000 a year, a nice bump from the $98,469 Dufty earned as a supervisor. Chronicle
  • A 15-year-old Oakland boy is accused of strangling his foster parents to death after their bodies were found stuffed in the family’s vehicle near Lake Merritt. Chronicle
  • The winter so far has been so dry that meteorologists say the odds are long that the Bay Area will get close to normal rainfall by the end of the season. Mercury News
  • Renovation plans for Golden Gate Park’s Stow Lake Boathouse are released. Chronicle
  • Cal beat Stanford 69-59 at Haas Pavilion last night. Chronicle
  • Yosemite officials propose to greatly restrict the number of people allowed to climb the top of Half Dome. AP

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