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Morning Wrap: 3/6/12

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • Rush Limbaugh lost his 9th advertiser Monday in the aftermath of his “slut” remark, and Gloria Steinem told the Oakland Tribune during an appearance in San Ramon, “You’re listening to Rush hang himself.”
  • Berkeley’s police chief defended his department’s decision not to give priority to a call about an intruder from a homeowner who was bludgeoned to death a few minutes later. Chronicle
  • San Francisco’s nightlife and entertainment industry generated $4.2 billion in 2010, the city’s Office of Economic Analysis says. SF Business Times
  • The U. S. Supreme Court granted California game wardens authority to stop and question motorists on the way out of hunting or fishing grounds to check on what they’ve caught. Chronicle
  • UC is delaying a report on the pepper-spraying of students by police at UC Davis last November after word that the officers’ union may seek a court order to halt its disclosure. AP
  • Likely No. 1 NFL draft pick and former Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck is close to signing a multiyear footwear and apparel deal with Nike. SF Business Times
  • Regular season champion and 18th-ranked Saint Mary’s defeated Gonzaga 78-74 in overtime to win the West Coast Conference tournament championship in Las Vegas. Contra Costa Times

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