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Morning Wrap: 4/24/12

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

News and notes:
  • In the aftermath of the Occupy protests, Oakland police chief Howard Jordan is ordering up major changes in how his department handles large crowds. Oakland Tribune
  • Salvage crews on the Farallon Islands recovered the 38-foot yacht “Low Speed Chase,” five of whose crew members perished during a racing tragedy April 14. Bay City News Service
  • Oikos University massacre defendant One Goh, accused of killing seven people, is refusing to eat in jail, saying he’s ashamed of what he did. Chronicle
  • State prison officials are now talking about reforms that include halting a $4 billion construction program and bringing back all inmates from out of state. AP
  • BART’s staff recommended that the agency award a $2.5 billion contract for new train cars to Canadian company Bombardier Inc. The Bay Citizen
  • Police in Napa found an 8-year-old child in the meth lab where they arrested the child’s mother. Vallejo Times-Herald

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