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Morning Wrap: 6/8/12

Friday, June 8, 2012

Top of the morning’s news:
  • A new Field Poll shows Gov. Jerry Brown’s approval rating has slipped to 43 percent, complicating his efforts to persuade voters to approve his tax measure in November. Chronicle

  • A judge sentenced former Pegasus Wireless CEO Jasper Knabb, 46, to 21 years in prison for stock fraud that led to the bankruptcy of the Fremont company. Chronicle 
  • The financially-strapped Cal State system has spent $1 million in public and private funds in the past year to renovate houses used by campus presidents. AP
  • California will need 2.3 million more graduates with college degrees than it is likely to produce by 2025 in order for the state’s economy to flourish, a new report commissioned by business and civic leaders says. Mercury News
  • A 73-year-old San Jose man faces up to 11 years in prison for insurance fraud after prosecutors say he was fraudulently working as an eye doctor. Mercury News

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