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Morning Wrap: 5/28/13

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Drunk driving arrests were down but traffic fatalities were up statewide over the Memorial Day weekend, NorCal Tea Party is lead plaintiff in lawsuit against IRS, A’s win opener in series with Giants, more.
  • That bit of rain on Memorial Day isn’t likely to stick around today. Chronicle
  • The NorCal Tea Party is the lead plaintiff in a class-action federal lawsuit filed against the Internal Revenue Service for claimed “illegal and harassing behavior.” Mercury News
  • Open government reforms get a boost in Santa Clara County in the wake of the expense scandal that brought down former supervisor George Shirakawa Jr. Mercury News
  • The California Highway Patrol reported fewer drunk driving arrests statewide over the holiday weekend, although there were more highway fatalities—six—than a year ago. Contra Costa Times
  • Homicide numbers 17, 18 and 19 for San Jose over the Memorial Day weekend. Mercury News
  • A mating pair of bald eagles who last year became the first of the endangered species to hatch young at Lake Chabot Regional Park have hatched a new chick for the second year in a row. Contra Costa Times
  • The Chronicle’s Michael Cabanatuan, in Mexico City with a delegation examining public transit, compares how fast projects get done there compared to San Francisco. Chronicle
  • The A’s beat the Giants 4-1 in the opener of their four-game series in Oakland. Mercury News

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