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    Talk Back: Iran relations
    Do you believe U.S.-Iranian negotiations will stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (John Green/Bay Area News Group)
    Goodbye textbooks, hello free online resources

    Schools are embracing 'open educational resources' -- entire lessons and yearlong curricula developed by educators and researchers and aligned to Common Core standards. The move has the potential to upend the $8 billion textbook industry.

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    (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
    Bay Bridge radar beacon broken, increasing oil spill risk

    The beacon, which alerts sailors to the midpoint between bridge towers, has failed to work properly since Dec. 17. 
    San Pablo: Killer proclaims innocence, sentenced to life

    "You didn't just kill my son, you killed a family," the mother of DeJuan McDonald wrote in a statement to Donte Smith, who was convicted last month of first-degree murder and attempted murder. 
    ( Rick Bowmer )
    Warriors fall to Jazz, no longer have NBA's best record

    The Golden State Warriors fell to the Utah Jazz on Friday and no longer own the best record in the NBA, a distinction that now belongs to the Atlanta Hawks 
    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
    ( Rick Bowmer )
    Warriors fall to Jazz, no longer have NBA's best record

    The Golden State Warriors fell to the Utah Jazz on Friday and no longer own the best record in the NBA, a distinction that now belongs to the Atlanta Hawks.

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    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.