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    Talk Back: Raiders stadium
    Should local governments spend public money on a new stadium to keep the Raiders?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group)
    Antioch mom: Police killing of son 'cold-blooded'

    The mother of a mentally ill Antioch man killed in a confrontation with police decries the use of lethal force. 
    ( ARIC CRABB )
    Black Diamond mine tours are open again

    Four free open houses are held each year, but tours also can be reserved at minimal cost. 
    (Gary Reyes, Bay Area News Group)
    Lottery winner, store owner fight over $1 million

    Instead of dipping into the money for a family vacation in Hawaii and banking the rest for early retirement, the 53-year-old mother of five is gearing up for a court battle with the owner of USA Liquors. 
    ( Patrick Tehan )
    Coco Crisp isn't thrilled by move to left field

    Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp says he's not thrilled by the idea of moving to left, but he understands why manager Bob Melvin is making the switch; Sam Fuld and Craig Gentry will platoon in center. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
    CSU profs: Stagnant pay pushing us out of middle class

    Low and stagnant salaries for CSU professors have amounted to a giant pay cut over the past 10 years, according to a white paper by the California Faculty Association 
    SPORTS
    (Doug Duran)
    Giants' Peavy, Cain ready to push each other

    San Francisco Giants rotation mates Jake Peavy and Matt Cain have faced each other in the past; now they're looking forward to working together as teammates.  
    Spotlight
    ( Randy McMullen )
    Review: Updated 'Cinderella' keeps its old-fashion charm

    The touring Broadway musical includes some contemporary messages about girl power, but it's the traditional fairy tale that makes the show worthwhile; it plays at Broadway San Jose through March 8. 
    BUSINESS
    Doerr: Tech, VC firms would do better 'if they hired more women'

    Jurors in a high-profile sex discrimination case got a deeper look into the challenges women face in venture capital and the rarity of anyone -- man or woman -- getting a promotion at venture firms when the group of 12 on Wednesday had the chance to question one of the lead witnesses.

    Live blog: Testimony continues, 9 a.m. Thursday

    Wednesday's live blog recap: Doerr backed Pao, but says she wasn't a team player  

    ( Randy McMullen )
    Review: Updated 'Cinderella' keeps its old-fashion charm

    The touring Broadway musical includes some contemporary messages about girl power, but it's the traditional fairy tale that makes the show worthwhile; it plays at Broadway San Jose through March 8.