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Morning Wrap: 8/30/13

Friday, August 30, 2013

More progress on Rim Fire, decision on America’s Cup cheating allegations postponed, over-hyping the Bay Bridge traffic snarl, more.

Top of the news


The America’s Cup won’t issue a ruling in the Oracle Team USA cheating allegations until at least next week. SF Business Times

Firefighters continued to make progress against the Rim Fire, which, while having burned 200,000 acres, all but stopped growing Thursday. Mercury News

Politics and government


The state unveiled its ads for California’s new health insurance exchange under Obamacare. LA Times

Other news and items of interest


Lots of Bay Bridge-related traffic hype, but it wasn’t that bad on the first full day of the long Labor Day weekend closure. Chronicle

The 49ers cruised past the Chargers 41-6 in San Diego, wrapping a pre-season in which starters and backups seem to be hitting on all cylinders. Chronicle 

Terrelle Pryor’s golden chance to move into the Raiders starting quarterback job during the last pre-season game and he . . . doesn’t do so well against the Seahawks in a 22-6 loss in Seattle. AP

Services are scheduled today for former SFPD chief Cornelius “Con” Murphy, who died Saturday in Sonoma at age 84. Chronicle

New data from Zillow shows the Bay Area having the fastest rebound rate in the nation for person’s with underwater mortgages, although an estimated 200,000 Bay Area homeowners still owe more on their homes than they’re worth. Chronicle

A San Jose substitute teacher was arrested after more than 2,000 images of child pornography were found at his home. Mercury News

Although City College of San Francisco may be the worst case, as many as 20 California community colleges face some sort of accreditation issue. SF Business Times

Ever-expanding Google reached a deal to lease a building in Mountain View that has yet to be built and that is expected to house an additional 1,000 workers. Oakland Tribune


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