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Morning Wrap: 2/21/12

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Morning news and notes:

  • Emails surfaced showing that UC Berkeley chancellor Robert Birgeneau was informed Nov. 9 while traveling that police used batons to forcibly remove campus Occupy protesters and did not call a halt to it. Chronicle
  • Did the Warriors finally find a starting center? Epke Udoh played 39 minutes, scored 19 points and the W’s beat the Clippers 104-97. Mercury News
  • Meg Whitman contributed $100,000 last month to Mitt Romney’s cause. Capitol Alert
  • Convicted killer Wesley Shermantine, whose maps have already helped authorities locate hundreds of human bone fragments near the San Joaquin Valley town of Linden, has told them about a third well where he says another victim may be found. AP 
  • Political civility was Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s theme yesterday during at a stop at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M. LA Times
  • California spent hundreds of thousands of dollars reviewing the 102 initiatives filed with the attorney general’s office in 2011. Contra Costa Times

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