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Morning Wrap: 1/21/13

Monday, January 21, 2013

Mayor Lee floats idea of knocking down I-280 stub, new tenant for Exploratorium’s space at Palace of Fine Arts, UC Davis researcher arrested on explosives charges, more.

  • A partial list of what’s open and what’s closed for today’s Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Chronicle
  • Mayor Ed Lee is floating the idea of knocking down the stub end of Interstate 280 before 16th Street and replacing it with a street-level boulevard similar to those built after the Embarcadero and Central freeways were dismantled. Chronicle
  • The Town School for Boys, a private school in Pacific Heights, will lease the space at the Palace of Fine Arts being abandoned by the Exploratorium. Chronicle
  • A UC Davis researcher injured in an explosion in his campus apartment was arrested on suspicion of possessing an explosive and possessing materials with the intent to make a destructive device. Mercury News
  •  Mercury News dissects the unexpected challenges facing inmates who’ve won freedom under the state’s new easing of the Three Strikes Law—they’re being released with nothing more than $200 and the clothes on their backs.
  • Manti Te’o will give his first on-camera television interview since the hoax involving his fake girlfriend to . . . Katie Couric. AP

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