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A.M. Sacramento: Here’s what you need to know for Sunday

A mural of a football decorates the wall of an NFL Super Bowl XLIX ticket office as customers check for seating availability Saturday.
A mural of a football decorates the wall of an NFL Super Bowl XLIX ticket office as customers check for seating availability Saturday. AP Photo/David Goldman

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today:

Calm February debut: February won’t debut as hot as January exited, with high temperatures today forecast to be near 64 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday reached a record high of 74 degrees at Sacramento Executive Airport, eclipsing by 4 degrees the record set in 1976.

Super Sunday: Super Bowl XLIX kicks off at 3:30 p.m. at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., west of Phoenix. Game time is when folks will be tuned in via television, radio or online for the action between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. Here’s where – and how – to follow Super Bowl XLIX on TV, radio and online.

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More part-timers: Like private-sector employers who turned to temporary workers during the recession, California State University relied on more part-time faculty than full-time professors last academic year as the 23-campus system looked to cut costs.

Hate crime decried: Students at a UC Davis-affiliated Jewish fraternity house awoke Saturday morning to find two large swastikas spray-painted onto their building.

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TB alert at Florin High: Sacramento County health officials announced Saturday that a Florin High School student has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis and said warning letters were being mailed to the parents of all students who may have been exposed.

Kings end streak: Rudy Gay scored a game-high 31 points to help the Sacramento Kings end their eight-game losing streak with a 99-95 win Saturday over the host Indiana Pacers.

Local sports today: Men’s college basketball – Cal at Washington, noon (PAC 12 Network, KAHI 950)

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