Wednesday Must Reads: Oakland’s Plan for Waterfront Ballpark Faces Legal Threat; 29,000 Prisoners Still on Hunger Strike

Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. A plan for a waterfront ballpark for the Oakland A’s is facing a legal threat from a major shipping company, the Trib reports. Mayor Jean Quan and A’s boosters want the ballpark to be built at the Howard Terminal at the Port of Oakland. And the port is currently considering a financial deal with shipping conglomerate SSA Terminals that would free up the Howard Terminal for the stadium. But Ports America, another major shipper at the port, is threatening to sue the port on the grounds that the proposed financial deal with SSA is unfair.

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