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  1. Cups commemorate eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Lord Nelson is honored on this Royal Doulton limited-edition loving cup made in 1935. Only 600 were made.


  2. Man shot near popular Chicago tourist destination diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    Police say Fabbri was walking with two women when an argument with another person turned physical and ended with Fabbri being shot in the head. Millennium Park is a 25-acre downtown green space that hosts numerous cultural events.


  3. A good news story from beleaguered ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Star Tribune

    It's been a banner year for grim and grimmer: a bitter presidential election, a barrage of terrorist attacks and Chicago's summer of violence. One thing readers in 2016 crave: good news.


  4. Area college football roundup: MSU Mankato routs St. Cloud StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | Star Tribune

    Nick Pieruccini threw four TD passes and ran for a score in the first half to spark Minnesota State Mankato to a 45-12 victory over St. Cloud State in an NSIC interdivision game in St. Cloud on Saturday. The host Huskies led 6-0 in the first quarter before Pieruccini led the Mavericks to 35 unanswered points and a 35-6 halftime lead.


  5. 20 years on Colfax AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Star Tribune

    Shirley Smith's house has taken three bullets - hazards of 45 years of life on the 2600 block of Colfax Avenue N. Yet she has never seriously considered moving from north Minneapolis, and she takes the long view when assessing the street she's called home for decades. The Star Tribune first chronicled the lives of the homeowners and renters on this block of Colfax Avenue 20 years ago, when residents of north Minneapolis were confronting a drug epidemic, an aging housing stock, and social and demographic forces that often led to conflict between longtime residents and new arrivals.


  6. Job audition? Katie Smith to coach Liberty for 1 game.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | Star Tribune

    "Being an associate head coach has given me a taste of what it's like to do it, but you have no comprehension of all the things that go through your head when you're in charge," she said. "It's a learning experience."


  7. 15 years later, 9/11 responders are sick - sometimes unawareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 10 | Star Tribune

    Goodwin, 39, was one of tens of thousands of people at the World Trade Center right after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.


  8. Top TC wealth manager Paddock leaves USB for Wells Fargo in San...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 3 | Star Tribune

    Margaret Paddock, who for the past decade has managed the high-end private client wealth-management business for U.S. Bancorp in the Twin Cities, has resigned to take the same job with Wells Fargo in San Diego. Paddock, 46, said she and her husband, who moved from Chicago, are empty nesters without Twin Cities roots, and were ready to start a new life sans winter.


  9. With 10 games left in Rochester, Twins prospects running out of timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Star Tribune

    So it seems strange that the Twins would send Jose Berrios and Tyler Duffey down this late in the season. But they did.


  10. Fire Drill reaches 'Boiling Point' with a performance that promises extremesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Star Tribune

    If you aren't lucky enough to have air conditioning, this time of year can be a tad overwhelming. Add to that the ills of today's world, and we have reached a "Boiling Point," a new evening of dance, performance and experimental vocal work curated by Fire Drill's Emily Gastineau and Billy Mullaney.


  11. Best concerts of the week: Har Mar Superstar takes the zoo, rare solo show featuring Bad Plus pianistRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Weird Al Yankovic: Not sure how his parodies from 2014's "Mandatory Fun" will hold up , but he invariably appeals to the forever 11-year-old boy in all of us. Tribal Fever: 2 Queens, 1 Stage: Jamecia Bennett, who is an over-the-top performer in a good way, teams up with female impersonator Bebe Zahara, who won the first season of "RuPaul's Drag Race," for an extravaganza of music, fashion and theater Ness Nite: The hazy, heady Minneapolis rapper was a finalist in this year's Are You Local? contest at age 20, and now she's issuing her hypnotic, slow-grooving debut EP, "Nite Time," with a fun support cast including Dizzy Fae and Metasota.


  12. Edina's Evereve enlists experts to expand brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Several years before Megan Tamte started the women's apparel chain now known as Evereve, she was a young mom in a funk who decided to do something about it. "I took a part-time job at Crate & Barrel in Walnut Creek, Calif., to get some me time and the employee discount," she said.


  13. Minor details: Gonsalves surges at ChattanoogaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Kohl Stewart, Tyler Jay and Stephen Gonsalves began the season at Class A Fort Myers but eventually made it up to Class AA Chattanooga. And double-A is where a player can really prove he's major league ready.


  14. Postgame: Reflections on Gomez, Polanco and JayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Star Tribune

    GOMEZ'S ONE BAD INNING: After the game I asked Eddie Rosario if there are times during night games that fly balls are tougher to catch than others. ``I have never had a problem with a fly ball here,'' he said.


  15. Dozens of protesters in Chicago block streets, trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Dozens of people have gathered in Chicago for a protest over the police shooting of a black 18-year-old. The protesters gathered Sunday evening in Millennium Park then began marching through downtown, at times blocking traffic. 1 comment

  16. Obama's library a tough choice between 2 historic parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The two sites Barack Obama considered for his presidential library are only 12 blocks apart in Chicago's South Side. But the decision to build the museum in a lakefront park rather than a nearby impoverished neighborhood has left some residents worried that it was a missed opportunity. 1 comment

  17. Know & Go: UNESCO snubs Frank Lloyd Wright; Big Sur burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A group of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings didn't make the cut this month when UNESCO placed 21 sites on its prestigious World Heritage List. And in a twist that would have wounded the master's ego, a collection of 17 works by one of his rivals, French architect Le Corbusier, were inscribed on the list.


  18. Celebration marks opening of the Commons park near stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Members of the Iny Asian Dance Theater performed on the Great Lawn of the Commons park in Minneapolis during Thursday's opening ceremonies. Frisbees, food trucks and dancers welcomed visitors Thursday to the Commons, a lush new park in front of U.S. Bank Stadium that planners hope will become a lively centerpiece of that evolving corner of downtown Minneapolis.


  19. Gunfire often connected to gangs hitting Chicago childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The Chicago mother thought she knew when it was safe to take her children outside, that her ability to size up and avoid people trouble seemed to follow would protect them. Then a bullet fired from a gun that D'Antignay Brashear never saw pierced the cheek of her 4-year-old son, Kavan Collins.


  20. Connecticut improving despite lack of wins; Sparks rollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Despite not having as many victories as he would like, Miller believes the future is bright for the Sun . "This break will be good for our young group as it gives us a chance to teach and build for the future," Miller said.


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