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Morning Wrap: 3/28/12

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

News and notes:
  • Ross Mirkarimi asked a Superior Court judge to reinstate him as sheriff and, short of that, to order that his $199,000-a-year salary be resumed while he fights his suspension. Chronicle
  • San Francisco supervisors signed off on a downsized plan for the 2013 America’s Cup. AP
  • A 14-year-old boy suffered a seizure and died while playing basketball at a Hayward middle school. Hayward Daily Review
  • San Francisco home prices declined 2.5 percent from December to January, the steepest drop among major U. S. cities. AP
  • An Occupy protester was stabbed outside the Federal Reserve Bank Monday night, the second such stabbing at the same spot in two days. Chronicle
  • One byproduct of fewer cops on the beat in Oakland: a rising police overtime tab. Oakland Tribune
  • A group fronted by former Lakers star Magic Johnson agreed to buy the Dodgers for a pro franchise record-shattering $2 billion. AP 
  • Jon Wilner speculates on San Jose State’s chances of gaining entry to the Mountain West Conference and the implications if it doesn’t. Mercury News

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