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  1. Vikings fans from around world converge on U.S. Bank Stadium for 'historic' openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 18 | Star Tribune

    "This is history. We can't do this again. The opening of a brand new stadium, the best in the NFL.

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  2. The Latest: Police say teen and driver sparked mass shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | Star Tribune

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Latest on the Birmingham shooting that left one person killed and five others wounded : Police say a teenager and the driver of a red Ford Mustang engaged in a gun battle after a peace rally that left one person dead and five other people wounded.

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  3. Anderson: Pro angler Iaconelli enjoys life off and on the waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 10 | Star Tribune

    TV fishing show personality Mike Iaconelli, right, will be among the top 50 bass fishermen in the world competing for a $100,000 prize on Mille Lacs in a tournament beginning Thursday. One of the world's most exalted fishing tournaments begins Thursday on Mille Lacs when the nation's top 50 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers hit the big lake seeking the coveted title of Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year.

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  4. Memorial service held for former Joint Chiefs chair VesseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | Star Tribune

    Gen. John "Jack" Vessey, a Minnesota native who rose to the highest ranks of the military to become President Ronald Reagan's chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left explicit orders about his memorial service: that there be no eulogy and the officiant talk about the power of Jesus Christ. Retired Navy chaplain Rear Admiral Donald Muchow did just that at the Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel on Wednesday.

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  5. Lin Emery, 90, making monumental art in delicate motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Star Tribune

    New Orleans sculptor Lin Emery's career began on a whim as feather-light as the movement of the dancing metal sculptures that can be seen across the world. At 23, she wandered into a famous sculptor's Paris studio and asked about lessons.

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  6. Christian musician critically injured in ATV accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The 36-year-old lead singer of southern heavy metal band Maylene and the Sons of Disaster was injured Tuesday when the ATV he was driving on church property near Ocala went out of control and struck a sign. Dottie Taylor tells the Ocala Star-Banner doctors brought her son out of sedation briefly on Wednesday to perform neurological tests.

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  7. The Latest: Burglary suspect dies after police used stun gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Star Tribune

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Latest on a home burglary suspect who died after police used a stun gun on him : Jefferson County Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates said Wednesday that 36-year-old Danny Morel Cupps Jr. of Sterrett, Alabama, was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon at a hospital.

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  8. 'Black girl magic' on display at The Colored Girls MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Nestled in Philadelphia's historic Germantown neighborhood, the Victorian facade of The Colored Girls Museum beckons visitors past its gate, up the flower-lined path and onto the inviting wraparound porch. Inside, objects ranging from quilts to a bag of black-eyed peas honor the culture and experiences of what museum founder and artist Vashti Dubois calls "everyday black girls."

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  9. Small businesses, city go unpaid a year after the National Senior GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A year after the National Senior Games arrived in Minnesota, many small businesses and the city of Minneapolis have yet to be paid in full for their services - and it's possible they never will be. The local organizing committee for the event still owes about $470,000 to about 20 different companies, its co-chairman said, despite assurances from Minneapolis' tourism bureau last fall that the debts would be repaid.

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  10. The Latest: Man dies after deputy shoots him in car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Star Tribune

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Latest on a sheriff's deputy shot and wounded the driver of a stolen vehicle who they say led officers on a car chase in the Birmingham, Alabama, area.

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  11. The Apple Watch will soon track fitness for wheelchair usersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you're in a wheelchair, you're out of luck.

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  12. Dog day: Officer finds 911 caller, now both lost in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A police officer dashed into the woods alone to search for a man who called 911 saying he ran into forest to escape two armed men. The gunmen were never found, and the officer soon located the distress caller, but now neither of them could find their way back to the street.

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  13. FBI director to speak at Birmingham civil rights conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is scheduled to speak in Birmingham, Alabama, as part of a conference on civil rights and law enforcement. FBI Director James Comey is listed as the guest speaker Wednesday for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute's conference titled "Race and Law Enforcement: It's More Than Just Black and White."

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  14. Officials: 2 people wounded in shooting near parkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Police in Birmingham, Alabama, say a boy playing basketball in a public park was grazed by a bullet and a man was shot in the shoulder when the occupants of two nearby vehicles opened fire on each other. The 11-year-old boy and the man were taken to a hospital after the shooting at Grayson Park Sunday afternoon.

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  15. Muirfield just latest club to face discrimination backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The backlash engulfing Muirfield isn't the first time discrimination issues have had a negative impact on a potential site for a major golf championship. Muirfield was removed from the rotation of British Open courses Thursday after club members decided not to invite female members.

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  16. Trump's 9/11 narrative: memory and hyperbole, 15 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Every American of a certain age has a 9/11 story - vivid memories of where they were, what they saw, how they felt on that awful day. And for New Yorkers like him, 9/11 melds first-hand experience with what they felt in their guts, what they saw on television and what was playing out in the lives of friends and loved ones in a city under siege.

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  17. North Carolina's NCAA academic case stuck in holding patternRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The NCAA charged the school in May with five violations, including lack of institutional control, but there has been little movement since. The NCAA is reviewing information reported by UNC in August and could amend the Notice of Allegations used to specify violations.

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  18. A timeline of crimes authorities blame on Missouri coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Law enforcement officers have linked Blake Fitzgerald and Brittany Nicole Harper to a spree of abductions and robberies in Missouri, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. A timeline of the crimes, from interviews with law enforcement by The Associated Press and its member news organizations and statements by local police and the U.S. Marshals Service.

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  19. Police hunt for Missouri pair after woman abducted from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Police in a Birmingham, Alabama, suburb are searching for a Missouri couple after they say a gunman entered a home and forced a woman into the family's SUV, which was then stolen. Vestavia Hills police said in a statement that the suspects later dropped the abducted woman off at a hospital following the Sunday morning home invasion.

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