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Morning Wrap: 1/6/12

Friday, January 6, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • Sheriff-elect Ross Mirkarimi is being investigated by SFPD after a neighbor called police to report alleged domestic violence involving his wife, Eliana Lopez. Chronicle 
  • San Francisco has used Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for nearly a century for a measly $2,500 a month and a Central Valley congressman wants to change that. The Bay Citizen
  • Airport security can pat your groin to search for drugs, but only if the officer is the same gender and you don’t object, a federal appeals court ruled. Chronicle
  • The unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent nationally in December, the fourth straight monthly decline. AP 
  • Anthony Bourdain’s new Travel Channel show, The Layover, premieres Monday with a San Francisco-based episode. Examiner
  • Well-known Monterey Bay marine biologist Nancy Black, who operates a whale-watching business, was indicted on charges she illegally fed killer whales in protected waters and lied to investigators. Chronicle
  • A San Jose nurse was charged with murdering his mother-in-law with a machete. Mercury News
  • The Sacramento Kings fired coach Paul Westphal. Sac Bee
  • The Boston Globe, Mitt Romney’s hometown paper, endorsed Jon Huntsman. The Hill 
  • The Grateful Dead’s Phil Lesh is moving ahead with plans for a restaurant and performance venue in San Rafael’s Canal District. Rolling Stone

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