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Morning Wrap: 5/29/12

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Top of the news from the holiday weekend:
  • New questions about the structural integrity of the Bay Bridge’s east span after Caltrans documents show that a 19-foot section of concrete in the span’s signature suspension tower hadn’t hardened before it was tested. Sac Bee
  • Memorial Day newspaper headline of note: “Gavin Newsom breaks boredom in Sacramento with his own TV show.” Sac Bee
  • Barry Bonds, referring to himself several times as a “convicted felon,” told reporters he’s continuing to talk to Giants management about a hands-on role with the team. Mercury News
  • Self-styled Vietnamese freedom fighter Ly Tong ended a hunger strike in San Jose after his conviction for assaulting a Vietnamese singing star on-stage at a 2010 Santa Clara concert. Mercury News
  • The restored USS Iowa sailed out of the Golden Gate over the weekend to Los Angeles, where it will become a floating museum. Contra Costa Times

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