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Morning Wrap: 7/24/12

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The latest North vs. South water fight kicks off Thursday with Gov. Jerry Brown’s much-anticipated water policy unveiling, Bay Area housing values take a jump, President Obama rakes cash in the East Bay, more.

  • Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to unveil plans Thursday to build a $14 billion pair of tunnels to move water from Northern California to Southern California. Mercury News
  • Zillow says Bay Area housing values jumped in the second quarter. Mercury News
  • President Obama rakes in the cash, and draws both cheers and protesters during an afternoon and evening in the East Bay. Mercury News; Chronicle
  • Even after an upgrade, Oakland police and other agencies are plagued by dead zones for radio transmission. Chronicle
  • Justin H. Beldin, 27, of Benicia, died after falling 1,000 feet while climbing the Middle Teton Mountain in Grand Teton National Park. AP 

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