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Not everyone is happy with new BART car design

Members of a San Francisco-based group for the disabled made their feelings known about a proposed new BART car design they think is bad for wheelchairs and service dogs. 
Antioch business owner accused of trying to hire an "enforcer" ordered to trial

Preliminary hearing features audio recording of Joseph Mosis asking undercover police officer to cut off ex-employee's penis and tongue "to teach him a lesson" 
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A year later, Martinez boy wounded in Boston Marathon bombings returns

A 12-year-old Martinez boy who was seriously injured in the Boston Marathon bombings a year ago is back in Boston with his family this week to pay tribute to the three people killed and more than 200 wounded in the attacks.  
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Jim Barnett to continue broadcasting Warriors games

Warriors say Barnett will work a select number of games as a television analyst. 
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Not everyone is happy with new BART car design

Members of a San Francisco-based group for the disabled made their feelings known about a proposed new BART car design they think is bad for wheelchairs and service dogs. 
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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.
 

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Following Richard Sherman's great play in the end zone with 22 seconds left that clinched the Seahawks' 23-17 win over the 49ers in the NFC Championship, the Seattle cornerback went off on Michael Crabtree in a post-game TV interview.  
 
 
Updated: January 19, 2014
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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

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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
 
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Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
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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.