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  1. Alexander Miles 1837-1918Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Two newspaper interviews, published 20 years apart, bookend the rise and fall of Alexander Miles - a Duluth barber, elevator innovator and real estate developer who spent the last quarter of the 1800s along Lake Superior. The first story appeared in 1887 when Miles was 50 and at the top of his game.

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  2. Communities across Illinois take up Airbnb regulation debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Chicago and Airbnb have battled for months over the proposed tightening of short-term rental rules in the nation's third largest city, but the debate has also quietly rippled out into some of the smaller communities across Illinois. From creatively interpreting existing laws to near-bans on the burgeoning industry, the cities are finding their own ways to either generate new revenues or simply quell complaints about rowdy out-of-towners.

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  3. Ex-Illinois governor petitions for Chicago mayor term limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn kicked off a signature drive Sunday to impose a two-term limit on Chicago's mayor and create a citywide elected consumer advocate position. The binding referendums could be on ballots as early as November or in the 2018 cycle, meaning there's potential to make Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel ineligible to seek a third term in 2019.

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  4. Rosenblum: Elegant singers from midcentury Minneapolis hotspot Schiek's still dazzle fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Former members of Schiek's Singing Sextet gathered at the Waters on 50th in Minneapolis. From left, Judy Moen on piano, Mary Warme Malberg, Anne Thorgrimsen Marg, Florene Smith Majerus, Barbara Lang, Thelma Neve Johnson, Diane Paron Vnak and Rita Andrescik Goldstein.

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  5. Guadalupe Galeno-Hernandez graduates from high school, five years after bullet nearly ended her lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A little more than five years ago Guadalupe Galeno-Hernandez was a south Minneapolis 13-year-old fighting for her life after a gangster's bullet pierced her neck. Now a budding poet who dreams of teaching elementary schoolchildren, she added another, more hopeful, title to her name Tuesday night: high school graduate.

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  6. Embattled Chicago looks for ways to curb deadly gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Star Tribune

    On the scene: Police officers investigated where a 1-year-old girl was fatally shot while sitting in a vehicle in Chicago last month. During Memorial Day weekend, this city reopens its Lake Michigan beaches, regular fireworks displays start at Navy Pier and the downtown streets and spruced-up Riverwalk are crowded with tourists.

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  7. Friends identify St. Paul man shot, killed by police ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Smith was renting the home in the 2100 block of Minnehaha Avenue East, where he was shot, with some roommates, said friend, Mellisa Smith. St. Paul police said Thursday that they shot a man, whom authorities have not yet identified, after he fired on them from a bedroom on the city's East Side.

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  8. Summer Fun 2016: August highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Aug. 5-7: Two of the summer's marquee shopping festivals coincide on one busy weekend in Minneapolis. The three-day Uptown Art Fair features 350 artists mostly from the United States, while the two-day Powderhorn Art Fair overflows with regional and local talent.

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  9. Study: Less fertilizer in Illinois River, good news for GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The flow of nitrates from farm fertilizer and treated wastewater into the Illinois River that contributes to a dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico has fallen, a new study says. Researchers believe one likely factor, the use of newer, more robust varieties of corn, could make the drop a long-lasting one. 2 comments

  10. Young girl choked in Chicago restaurant, main jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A man has been charged in the choking of an 8-year-old girl in a bathroom at a downtown Chicago restaurant. Cook County jail records show 33-year-old Reese M. Hartstirn is being held without bond on charges of felony aggravated kidnapping and aggravated battery to a child.

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  11. Chicago on the cheap: Our experts share their tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    When Frontier Airlines added service between the Twin Cities and Chicago, they briefly tantalized us with $29 fares each way. Seats that cheap are gone.

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  12. Old 150-foot Ferris wheel from Chicago's Navy Pier going to Branson, Mo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Navy Pier officials said last summer that it planned to debut a bigger, 196-foot Ferris wheel to celebrate its 100th anniversary this summer. The Ferris wheel came down in September after 20 years.

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