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Morning Wrap: 2/15/12

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • Two airport shuttle company executives were charged with money-laundering and campaign finance violations for allegedly funneling $11,500 in illegal donations to Mayor Ed Lee’s election campaign. Chronicle
  • California, which has 11.1 percent unemployment, is poised to add 500,000 jobs in the next two years, which would get it to 10 percent, a new economic forecast says. LA Times
  • Alameda County’s chief probation officer was placed on paid leave after one of his deputies filed a $1.5 million legal claim with the county accusing him of sexually assaulting her. Chronicle
  • Tony Bennett was honored at City Hall on the 50th anniversary of his hit “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.” Chronicle
  • Jeremy Lin sank a last-second three-pointer at Toronto to help the Knicks win their sixth straight game since his emergence as an NBA sensation. AP

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