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  1. I'd love to attend your wedding, but I can't afford itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | TwinCities

    I accept more out-of-town wedding invitations than I turn down. If I can make it work with my schedule and my bank account, I like to celebrate my friends.

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  2. Man pleads guilty in Megaupload case brought to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | TwinCities

    An Estonian man has pleaded guilty in what prosecutors say was a massive copyright-piracy scheme run through the now-defunct website Megaupload. Andrus Nomm pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy to commit copyright infringement in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  3. Former CIA officer is found guilty of espionage in leak tied to reporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | TwinCities

    Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA officer, was convicted of espionage Monday on charges that he told a reporter for the New York Times about a secret operation to disrupt Iran's nuclear program. The conviction is a significant victory for the Obama administration, which has conducted an unprecedented crackdown on officials who speak to journalists about security matters without the administration's approval.

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  4. Electrical problem on smoky DC subway lasted 44 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | TwinCities

    An electrical malfunction that filled a Washington subway train with smoke, killing one passenger and sickening dozens more, continued for 44 minutes before the Metro transit agency shut off power to the affected rail, federal investigators said Friday. The malfunction began at 3:06 p.m. Monday in a tunnel near the L'Enfant Plaza station in downtown Washington, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report.

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  5. Electrical problem on smoky DC subway lasted 44 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | TwinCities

    An electrical malfunction that filled a Washington subway train with smoke, killing one passenger and sickening dozens more, continued for 44 minutes before the Metro transit agency shut off power to the affected rail, federal investigators said Friday. The malfunction began at 3:06 p.m. Monday in a tunnel near the L'Enfant Plaza station in downtown Washington, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report.

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  6. Timeline shows long wait for help on smoke-filled DC subwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | TwinCities

    Passengers on a subway train that got stuck in a tunnel and filled with deadly smoke in the nation's capital were still asking if help would come 27 minutes after the emergency was first reported, the city revealed Thursday as passengers prepared to sue and raised money for a funeral. One woman died and more than 80 were sickened when some sort of electrical malfunction on the tracks stopped the train.

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  7. Questions on deadly subway malfunction unansweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | TwinCities

    The subway train had just pulled out from a busy Washington station when it ground to a halt and foul-smelling smoke began filling the tunnel and the cars. In the fear and chaos that followed, riders prayed but also helped one another, performing mouth-to-mouth on an unconscious woman and offering an inhaler to a man curled in a fetal position on the train's floor.

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  8. Deadly subway malfunction leaves many unanswered questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | TwinCities

    The subway train had just pulled out from a busy Washington station when it ground to a halt and foul-smelling smoke began filling the tunnel and the cars. In the fear and chaos that followed, riders prayed but also helped one another, performing mouth-to-mouth on an unconscious woman and offering an inhaler to a man curled in a fetal position on the train's floor.

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  9. Use screens and shelves more as definers than dividersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | TwinCities

    Open-concept floor plans may be the single biggest design trend of the past decade. Even in cities known for traditional interiors, new apartment buildings and condominiums have embraced open layouts.

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  10. Newlywed man, 95, dies after wife taken awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | TwinCities

    A 95-year-old newlywed Virginia man has died just weeks after his 96-year-old wife was taken away by family members to Florida. Eddie Harrison died Tuesday in a hospital after suffering from influenza, said Rebecca Wright, who was caring for the couple in their Alexandria, Virginia, home.

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