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Morning Wrap: 2/10/12

Friday, February 10, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • Occupy protesters are back with tents at UC Berkeley. Oakland Tribune
  • More toll lanes are in store for Bay Area freeways, with six in the works by 2015. Chronicle
  • Under pressure from industry groups, the state Assembly killed a bill to close a loophole used by businesses to evade pollution lawsuits. California Watch
  • Another small step toward a BART line extension to Livermore. Contra Costa Times
  • The Chronicle’s Chip Johnson takes Oakland’s city council to task for hiding under the blanket rather than deal with Occupy protests.
  • The N-Judah line, Muni’s busiest, will be shut down for construction six straight weekends starting Feb. 24. Examiner
  • Gannett is slashing 665 jobs via buyouts as part of another big downsizing at the newspaper chain. Romenesko
  • Only a year after signing him to a contract with $20 million guaranteed the Raiders released cornerback Stanford Routt. AP

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