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Morning Wrap: 3/27/12

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

News and notes:
  • In a dramatic shift, the Public Utilities Commission proposed opening up public access to pipeline safety records that have been the focus of contention after PG&E’s San Bruno fiasco. Chronicle 
  • The suspect in last Friday’s murder of five people in the Ingleside district was to have been deported from the U. S. in 2006 but ended up staying here because Vietnamese authorities failed to provide travel documents for him. Bay City News Service
  • Ex-Giants payroll manager Robin O’Connor was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for embezzling $2.2 million from the club. Chronicle
  • Amid growing demonstrations demanding justice for slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, the Oakland Tribune’s Tammerlin Drummond notes that two local killings, one involving a 16-year-old boy, have received “miniscule news coverage.”
  • A Danville chiropractor agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit that he made false claims about a device he invented for back pain. Contra Costa Times

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