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Morning Wrap: 5/17/12

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:

  • The parents of a Skyline High senior shot and killed by Oakland police May 6 disputed police characterizations of the shooting and have hired civil rights attorney John Burris to represent them. Chronicle
  • An assistant principal at San Jose’s Leland High School was formally charged with two felonies related to the suspected molestation of a teenage girl. Mercury News
  • Amid protests over fee hikes, UC’s regents meeting in Sacramento approved a $411,084 pay package for UC San Diego’s incoming chancellor, nearly 5% more than the outgoing chancellor is earning. Chronicle 
  • San Francisco Beautiful filed a lawsuit claiming the city isn’t enforcing a voter-approved law banning new billboards on private property. The Bay Citizen
  • Occupy Oakland is urging AC Transit drivers to honor expired transfers rather than make riders buy an additional ticket. Oakland Tribune

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