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  1. The Amazon of its day, Sears' woes were years in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    From its beginnings as a mail-order watch business in Minnesota 132 years ago, the company grew to become America's everything-under-one-roof store and the biggest retailer in the world. For generations of Americans, the brick-like Sears, Roebuck and Co.

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  2. Sears through the years: from watch seller to tower builderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Star Tribune

    Sears, which got its start as a watch seller more than 130 years ago, grew to become one of the world's largest retailers. But today, the company Chapter 11. 1888 - The Sears catalog is born, featuring watches and jewelry.

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  3. The Latest: Pritzker to repay $331,000 in toilet 'scheme'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Star Tribune

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Latest on an investigator's report on an alleged "scheme to defraud" by Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker on property tax breaks on a Chicago mansion : The Democratic nominee for Illinois governor says he will repay the Cook County treasurer more than $330,000 worth of property-tax breaks he received in what an investigator called a "scheme to defraud" taxpayers.

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  4. Additional Twin Cities-Chicago rail service viable, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | Star Tribune

    Adding a second daily passenger train between St. Paul's Union Depot and downtown Chicago, a proposal that has been bandied about for many years, would likely cost from $137 million to $169a million. But it's unclear at this point how the project would be funded, and by whom, says a new study.

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  5. Twins postgame: Moya making a bid to become the permanent 'opener' perhaps?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Star Tribune

    Here are three quick thoughts from LEN3 before we sleep fast and come back to Comerica to wrap up this three game series: Moya, again: Gabriel Moya will be the opener on Wednesday as the Twins face the Tigers. It will be his fourth opening assignment, and he's had scoreless outings in each of his last two appearances in the role.

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  6. Bill Daley says he's running for Chicago mayor in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Star Tribune

    Former White House chief of staff William "Bill" Daley said Monday he's running for the seat previously held by his brother, Richard M. Daley, and his father Richard J. Daley. He says while there is much to celebrate about Chicago, the nation's third-largest city faces serious issues including crime and troubled finances.

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  7. Second death is linked to Minneapolis homeless encampmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The death of a 20-year-old Minneapolis man this week is the second linked to the homeless encampment that has been rapidly growing in south Minneapolis, although it was not clear Friday whether circumstances at the camp played any role in his death. Wade C. Redmond died Monday at Hennepin County Medical Center, two weeks after suffering cardiac arrest at the camp, his mother, LaDonna Redmond, of Minneapolis, said Friday night.

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  8. Sano has light workout, but still out; Austin faces Yankees for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Miguel Sano took about 10 minutes of swings on the field Tuesday, and fielded ground balls for about 10 minutes, the first activity he's attempted in a week. It wasn't exactly a strenuous workout, "but it's better than nothing," Paul Molitor said.

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  9. Chicago's next mayor will be leading a deeply divided cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The next mayor of Chicago will take over a city that is deeply divided by race and class, a decadeslong problem that critics say only grew more pronounced during Mayor Rahm Emanuel's two terms in office. A dozen candidates were running to lead the nation's third-largest city even before Emanuel's surprise announcement Tuesday.

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  10. May (opener) and Stewart (follower) ready to face AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Here we go. Take II of the Twins experiment with an opener is set for tonight as Trevor May takes the mound against the Astros, with rookie righthander Kohl Stewart expected to follow and try to pitch into the late innings.

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  11. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won't seek 3rd termRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Emanuel said in a statement released by his office that being mayor "has been the job of a lifetime, but it is not a job for a lifetime." The Chicago Tribune says he had already raised more than $10 million for another run for a four-year term.

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  12. The Latest: Leader of Chicago protest near O'Hare arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Police have arrested the organizer of an anti-violence protest that aimed to shut down part of an expressway near Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Labor Day. Illinois State Police troopers blocked the protesters' access to Interstate 90, also known as the Kennedy Expressway, and no protesters appeared to reach it.

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  13. New book on a favorite son holds timeless truths and tantalizing what ifsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A majority of Americans have been telling pollsters for a long time that they consider this nation headed "in the wrong direction" rather than "on the right track." Ask Minnesotans of a certain age and political persuasion when they think the nation veered off the track they'd prefer, and they have a ready answer: 1968, and the presidential election defeat of Hubert Humphrey.

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  14. National Youth Poet Laureate explores a changing childhood landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A film major at Columbia College, Frazier spent the last academic year as the first Chicago Youth Poet Laureate, and writing her debut book "Graphite," out this month. The poems explore her grandmother's death and gentrification.

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  15. A taxpayer-funded mural at a Chicago 'L' stop was reported as graffiti, so city crews destroyed itRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A taxpayer-funded mural in Chicago was painted over by mistake by the city last week, apparently after someone complained it was graffiti and should be removed, according to city officials. Chicago-based artist JC Rivera's signature bright yellow "bear champ" went up earlier this month at a Brown Line "L" stop in the Lakeview neighborhood, on Chicago's North Side.

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  16. Edina delegate to Democratic National Convention remembers fateful summer of 1968Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Minutes before he was assassinated in a Los Angeles hotel kitchen, Robert Kennedy's last speech included the words: "now it's on to Chicago." And Chicago is precisely where Edina attorney Edward Schwartzbauer was heading 50 years ago this week - to the billy clubs, the tear gas and a violent clash between young Vietnam War demonstrators and more than 24,000 Chicago police and soldiers at the Democratic National Convention.

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  17. Cities vying for 2020 convention court Democrats in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The three cities vying to host the 2020 Democratic convention are courting party leaders and activists at their summer meeting in Chicago. Houston, Miami and Milwaukee are the finalists.

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  18. Truckload of Nike shoes, left as bait, stings ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Even in a city rife with distrust of law enforcement, residents were shocked by the sting operation: A semitrailer truck filled with Nike sneakers parked in an impoverished neighborhood on the South Side. The "bait truck" was left there earlier this month to lure would-be thieves into a trap, authorities said.

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  19. Twins postgame: Wilson, Astudillo and Garver - catchers coming and goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Star Tribune

    WILSON DOWN: Bobby Wilson was catching Kohl Stewart in the fourth inning on Thursday when Ramon Laureano hit a grounder to shortstop Jorge Polanco with a runner on first. The catcher usually backs up first base, and that's where Wilson was headed - before he stepped on Laureano's bat and tumbled, twisting his ankle.

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  20. The Swinging A's are in town, and they sure are swingingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Star Tribune

    In what as become one of the most interesting stories of the second half, the Athletics are an MLB-best 42-15 since June 16 and are one game behind the Astros in the AL West. They lead the majors with a 2.95 ERA since the All-Star break.

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