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Morning Wrap: 8/28/12

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Another hantavirus death among Yosemite visitors, Japanese diplomat’s wife relates how he allegedly abused her, Anthony Batts to become Baltimore’s top cop, more.

  • Former Oakland police chief Anthony Batts is expected to be named Baltimore’s police commissioner. Oakland Tribune
  • About a dozen members of an anti-circumcision group protested Monday in San Rafael outside the Bay Area office of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Marin IJ
  • A third person who visited Yosemite National Park and stayed in Curry Village this summer has died after contracting the hantavirus, a rare viral infection carried by mice and passed to humans by the mice’s feces or urine. Chronicle
  • The wife of a Japanese diplomat described in a Redwood City courtroom how her husband allegedly abused her, including stabbing her with a screwdriver, during a hearing to determine if there is sufficient evidence to send San Francisco Vice Consul Yoshiaki Nagaya to trial. Mercury News
  • Former congresswoman Ellen Tauscher was named to the Board of Governors of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory. Mercury News

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