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  1. Hemingway house changes hands, still off limits to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Ownership of the Idaho house where Ernest Hemingway wrote some of his last works before killing himself in the main entryway in 1961 has changed hands but will stay off limits to the public. The Nature Conservancy transferred the two-story, 2,500-square-foot house in the Idaho resort town of Ketchum earlier this month as a gift to the Community Library, a privately funded public library.

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  2. Nonprofit picks up the pieces after Community Action of Minneapolis falls to scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Star Tribune

    "Sensitivities are heightened. It really is a cautionary tale and a sad story." Scott Zemke, above, the new executive director at Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County, outside the organization's future office on Thursday Almost three years after Community Action of Minneapolis shut down in the wake of a scandal involving CEO Bill Davis, a neighboring nonprofit has taken over its work and rebranded it as a charity serving needy residents across both cities and suburbs.

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  3. Ex-exec gets 40 years' prison in $300M vacation resort scamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A former vacation resort executive has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for his role in what federal prosecutors called a $300 million scam. A federal judge in Key West, Florida, imposed the sentence Thursday on 60-year-old David Schwarz.

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  4. Louis Harris, polling pioneer, dies at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Louis Harris, the nation's best-known 20th-century pollster, who refined interpretive polling methods and took the pulse of voters and consumers through four decades of elections, wars, racial troubles and cultural revolutions, died Saturday at his home in Key West, Fla. He was 95. From the 1950s, when he founded Louis Harris & Associates, until he retired in the early 1990s, Harris with remarkable accuracy forecast the elections of presidents, governors and members of Congress.

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  5. 3 groups of Cubans totaling 51 migrants land in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said the groups landed Sunday between 5:30 a.m. and 7:40 a.m. The first group of 11 migrants landed in the upper Keys in Tavernier. The second group of 22 migrants landed just north of Key West.

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  6. Travelers change plans ahead of Hurricane MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Airlines are preparing to suspend flights from Florida up through Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, depending on where the hurricane strikes. Cruise lines are shuffling ship itineraries and many frantic vacationers are looking at insurance policies to see if they are covered.

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  7. Twin Cities' newest dining spot a real buffet for Jimmy Buffett fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Parrotheads can soon flock to the newest restaurant in the Twin Cities, where they just might find their lost shaker of salt while enjoying a cheeseburger in paradise. In time for lunch Tuesday, various frozen concoctions and other drinks and food will be served following the grand opening of Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, a 315-seat restaurant located on the third level of the Mall of America.

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