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    Talk Back: Iran relations
    Do you believe U.S.-Iranian negotiations will stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
    BART rider satisfaction lowest in 16 years

    Hot, crowded cars, dirty seats and carpets, top the list of complaints in new BART passenger survey released Thursday 
    (Dan Honda)
    Ex-Chevron exec charged with falsifying late wife's will

    Stephen King, former head of the oil giant's South African operation, pleaded not guilty Thursday in Contra Costa court on five felony charges involving his deceased wife, who also served as a Chevron executive, and her estate. 
    (Microsoft Studios)
    'Minecraft' for parents: What you need to know

    "Minecraft." You may have heard of it. With 60 million copies sold across all platforms, your child has likely played the video game or will hear about it as soon as he or she makes it to school age. 
    ( Otto Greule Jr )
    Oakland Tech is where Marshawn Lynch feels at home

    BeastMode, Marshawn Lynch, may not want to talk at the Super Bowl, but he's right at home at Oakland Tech High. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)
    Former Raiderette files class-action lawsuit against the team

    As a proposed $1.25 million settlement for cheerleader wage theft pends approval in an Alameda County court, another class action lawsuit over pay and compensation has been filed against the Oakland Raiders by a former Raiderette. 
    Celebrities
    Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

    The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years. 
    SPORTS
    ( JOHN GREEN )
    Super Bowl: Tom Brady just as much a Padre as a Patriot

    Serra High grad Tom Brady hasn't forgotten his roots, just like the school's many other famous Peninsula-spawned all-stars. 
    Spotlight
    ( Lisa Wrenn )
    SF IndieFest: 5 films you shouldn't miss

    From the inspiring 'F R E E' to the creepy 'Black Mountain Side' to the charming and illuminating 'Beyond Clueless,' IndieFest is packed with low-budget gems. 
    BUSINESS
    (Dan Honda/Staff file photo)
    Bay Area house flippers face lean year, economists say

    Buying and reselling homes quickly at a profit is slowing down in the Bay Area due to declining foreclosures, slowing price gains and competition from regular buyers, a study released Thursday by Trulia showed. Professionals agree — it’s slim pickings out there. 
    ( Lisa Wrenn )
    SF IndieFest: 5 films you shouldn't miss

    From the inspiring 'F R E E' to the creepy 'Black Mountain Side' to the charming and illuminating 'Beyond Clueless,' IndieFest is packed with low-budget gems. 
    Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

    The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.