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    Talk Back: Racial preferences
    Do you agree with the Supreme Court's decision about racial preferences at colleges and universities?
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    10 years after waking from coma, Livermore Army veteran on road to recovery

    Doctors said Army specialist Mariela Meylan would remain in a permanent vegetative state following a roadside accident in 2004, but after 10 years of rehabilitation and numerous therapies, Meylan is on the mend, with her sights set on walking on her own. 
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    Dueling petitions for Antioch medical high school draws wide attention

    Supporters of California's charter school movement say the decision about the future of Dozier-Libbey Medical High School could have long-term ramifications. 
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    Big property owners pony up money to fight parcel tax for San Pablo hospital

    While politicians, labor leaders and large institutions have poured money into the mail-in ballot campaign to pass a parcel tax for Doctors Medical Center, two deep-pocketed local property owners have spent $27,500 in campaign mailers to help defeat the tax. 
    ( Chris Carlson )
    Live NBA playoffs chat: Warriors vs. Clippers, Game 3

    Jimmy Durkin hosts a live chat as the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers square off in Game 3 of their NBA playoff series. 
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    Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel settle Silicon Valley poaching case

    Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel open their checkbooks to the tune of a reported $324 million to settle lawsuit alleging they agreed not to hire away each other's engineers as the major Silicon Valley case neared trial.  
    SPORTS
    ( Chris Carlson )
    Live NBA playoffs chat: Warriors vs. Clippers, Game 3

    Jimmy Durkin hosts a live chat as the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers square off in Game 3 of their NBA playoff series. 
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    Stowaway: Father of 15-year-old Santa Clara boy 'thanked God' he is safe

    The father of the 15-year-old Santa Clara teen who survived a flight from San Jose to Maui in a jetliner's wheel well "thanked God" for his son's good fortune and said the boy's struggles at school and yearning to return to Africa may have compelled him to embark on the daring journey, according to the Voice of America. 
    Jonathan Ferrey
    Richard Sherman's game-saving tipped pass in front of Crabtree that sealed the Seahawks' 23-17 victory with 22 seconds left was payback for something that happened with he and Crabtree in the summer  
     
    Grading the 49ers' loss to Seahawks
    Here is how the San Francisco 49ers graded in their 23-17 NFC Championship game loss at Seattle.
     

    Police say two men were injured in a shooting at house party in Fresno after a San Francisco 49ers fan was taunted by fans of the Seattle Seahawks.  
     
     
    Updated: January 19, 2014
    JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO
    San Francisco 49ers' hopes of winning another Super Bowl end in Seattle in an NFC Championship game that also included a postgame trash-talk lashing from the Seahawks' Richard Sherman and a gruesome injury to NaVorro Bowman.

    49ers not blaming calls for loss to Seattle Seahawks

    Photo: 49er Patrick Willis reflects on NFC Championship loss over a bowl of ice cream

    49ers lose to Seahawks 23-17

    Richard Sherman blasts Michael Crabtree

    What makes Richard Sherman tick?

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    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    Kawakami: Kaepernick shoulders blame for loss

    Colin Kaepernick's late-game interception allows the Seattle Seahawks to hold off the San Francisco 49ers and advance to the Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos
     
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

    This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    Thompson: 49ers defense shows fight even after Bowman injury

    The San Francisco 49ers defense was not as dominant as it needed to be Sunday. But when things looked most bleak against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game, the defense got the ball back to the offense with a chance to win. Twice. Even without the unit's best player.