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Morning Wrap: 11/12/12

Monday, November 12, 2012

Norman Yee’s lead slips to 20 votes over F. X. Crowley in District 7 count, third person arrested in destruction of Muni bus, a perk for Veterans Day, more.

  • In San Francisco’s notoriously slow vote count, Norman Yee’s lead for District 7 supervisor slipped to 20 votes over F. X. Crowley late Sunday with an estimated 3,000 votes left to be tallied. Chronicle
  • Free admission to Muir Woods National Monument and the nearly 400 parks run by the National Park Service nationwide continues today in honor of Veterans Day. Chronicle
  • SFPD made a third arrest in the destruction of that Muni bus during the hooliganism that followed the Giants’ World Series victory. AP
  • Backers of the failed measure to study alternatives to Yosemite’s inundated Hetch Hetchy Valley as a source of San Francisco’s drinking water say they have no intention of abandoning the fight. Chronicle
  • Two people were killed when a small plane crashed in the mountains northwest of Fresno. AP
  • A new study shows Marin County has the highest percentage of Bay Area workers who walk or bike to work or who simply work from home. Marin IJ
  • Two red tail hawks fighting at a substation were blamed for a power outage that affected 4,300 customers in Redwood City over the weekend. Bay City News Service

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