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Afternoon News Roundup
Connecting the Dots: afternoon edition for Thursday, February 9, 2012
Responding to a public records request, the FBI has released their file on Steve Jobs. The FBI evidently began researching the deceased Apple tycoon because he was being considered for a federal post by former President George W. Bush...
Meanwhile, another document is attracting a lot of attention. Attorney General Kamala Harris signed a $25 billion multi-state agreement today that promises to bring mortgage payment relief to struggling California homeowners...
Also feeling relieved is Jesus Navarro, 35, an undocumented immigrant who will be receiving his kidney transplant, after initially being denied. UCSF staff were weary to give him the transplant due to concern of Navarro's ability to finance follow up treatment. It is believed UCSF reversed their decision in part after his story garnered widespread media attention...
Others face a less optimistic future. Angelique Cisneros,33, was arrested by San Francisco Police today as a suspect in five felonies, including allegedly causing the explosion of a drug-manufacturing lab in her apartment in the Ingleside district...
Women, who tend to live longer and earn less than men, are more at risk of living in poverty during their retirement in California...
San Rafael artist Georgia Annwell, 73, seeks to promote the beauty of aging through her art exhibition "Senior Artists of Marin."
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