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Morning Wrap: 3/1/12

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • A federal judge in Sacramento threw out a lawsuit by a medical marijuana dispensary, bolstering the Obama administration’s crackdown on pot distributors. Chronicle
  • The prosecution’s case remained intact as jury selection began in Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s domestic violence case. The Bay Citizen
  • Surgeons at San Francisco’s Saint Mary’s Medical Center successfully replaced a Mississippi man’s severed thumb with his own toe. KTVU 2
  • Marin County prosecutors will seek the death penalty for accused serial killer Joseph Naso. Chronicle
  • The typical Marin County household spends 56.3 percent of income for housing and transportation, the highest in the Bay Area, a new study says. Marin IJ
  • Contra Costa supervisors voted unanimously to allow the 350-member Sufi Reoriented religious group to build a large—and controversial—worship center in an unincorporated area of Walnut Creek. Contra Costa Times
  • The Warriors held on to win 85-82 in Atlanta. AP

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