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Morning Wrap: 2/6/12

Monday, February 6, 2012

News and notes from the weekend:
  • Tim Tebow says he isn’t ruling out a future in politics. The Hill
  • Occupy Oakland’s weekly Saturday protest was peaceful for a change. Chronicle
  • The Metreon had a “soft” reopening Saturday as a glorified suburban shopping mall with a food court it calls a “dining terrace.” Chronicle
  • Heirs of the late Franklin Mieuli want to sell their 5% stake in the 49ers and claim owners John and Denise DeBartolo York and their son Jed are trying to stiff them over it’s worth. Chronicle
  • New Oakland fire chief Teresa Reed will get a $123,000 a year pension from San Jose’s fire department in addition to her $195,000 salary. Chronicle
  • President Obama holds a 52-43 percent lead over Mitt Romney in a hypothetical matchup, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Politico 
  • Eliana Lopez, the uncooperative alleged victim in the misdemeanor spousal abuse case involving husband and sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, has hired her own lawyers. Chronicle
  • Classical KDFC radio’s audience, which fell off a cliff when it went to 90.3 FM, is climbing back. Chronicle
  • People aren’t exactly lining up in Oakland to give money to the recall campaigns against Mayor Jean Quan. Mercury News
  • Seattle, which lost its NBA team to Oklahoma City, is in talks to build a new arena and has its eye on the Sacramento Kings. Sac Bee

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