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Morning Wrap: 10/31/12

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Throngs pour in for today’s Giants World Series celebration, Oakland PD’s karaoke bar scandal, the late Steve Jobs’ super yacht launched in Europe, more.

  • Mayor Ed Lee proclaims the city ready for the throngs expected for today’s Giants ticker tape parade and World Series celebration. SF Business Times
  • After a KTVU report, Oakland PD is investigating the circumstances surrounding two of its officers’ recent visits to a karaoke bar suspected of being a brothel. Oakland Tribune
  • A’s pitchers Dallas Braden and Joey Devine elected to become free agents rather than accept assignment to triple-A Sacramento. Mercury News
  • Columnist Tammerlin Drummond takes note of Oakland’s 100-plus homicides so far this year with no demonstrated crime reduction plan in place. Oakland Tribune
  • A so-called super yacht commissioned and partly designed by the late Steve Jobs was launched quietly in The Netherlands. AP

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