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Morning Wrap: 11/19/12

Monday, November 19, 2012

Another strike by nurses against Sutter Health, Chico State rethinks its party school image, criminal charges dropped against Raiders’ Rolando McClain, more.

  • California Nurses Association plans yet another strike tomorrow at Bay Area hospitals operated by Sutter Health, the largest of which being Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland and Berkeley. Chronicle
  • Chico State, which has earned a reputation as a party school, is said to be rethinking how to deal with alcohol issues on campus after a 21-year-old senior and fraternity pledge died from binge drinking last week. Chronicle
  • The Chronicle looks at the decision by San Francisco to become the first city in the country to cover the costs of sex change operations for uninsured residents.
  • Congressman-elect Eric Swalwell of Dublin, who unseated fellow Democrat Pete Stark, says he wants an assignment on the House Transportation Committee, which, if it happens, would make him the only Northern Californian on the panel. Contra Costa Times
  • Oakland Raiders middle linebacker Rolando McClain’s criminal justice woes appear to be over after charges against him in a firearms incident last November were dropped in Alabama. Oakland Tribune

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