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  1. What if there's no affordable insurance to buy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Star Tribune

    Leslie Kurtz needed three plates, eight screws and a big assist from her insurer after breaking every bone in her ankle while white water rafting. Coverage she purchased through a public insurance exchange established by the federal health care law paid $65,000 toward surgery and the care she needed after the 2015 accident.

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  2. Ex-Division III player facing murder charge gets trial dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The Aug. 1 date was set Monday for former Maryville College wide receiver William Riley Gaul in connection with the shooting death of 16-year-old Emma Walker of Knoxville, Tennessee. Knox County sheriff's officials said Walker was found dead inside her house Nov. 21. Officials said evidence indicated Gaul fired shots into Walker's bedroom from outside the house while she slept.

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  3. Hubbs helps Tennessee stun No. 4 Kentucky 82-80Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Robert Hubbs III scored 25 points Tuesday night and Tennessee upset No. 4 Kentucky 82-80 to snap the Wildcats' seven-game winning streak.

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  4. Cirrus Aircraft delivers first single-engine Vision Jet to customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Star Tribune

    With much fanfare, Cirrus Aircraft opened its new $12.7 million finishing plant in Duluth Monday and celebrated the first delivery of its new single-engine Vision Jet to a customer. It took Cirrus and more than 1,000 employees a decade to design, build, test and win federal approval for the propeller-less aircraft that costs just under $2 million.

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  5. Country star Kenny Chesney honored with 1st of 2 awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Star Tribune

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country star Kenny Chesney picked up his first of two major awards in as many days on Tuesday just after releasing the 17th album of his career, "Cosmic Hallelujah."

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  6. Blackstone offers to take Team Health private in $3.4B bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The private equity firm will pay $43.50 in cash for each share. That more than a 30 percent premium to the stock's price in early October before reports of a possible sale began to surface.

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  7. FBI is looking for more than just a few good womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Star Tribune

    FBI agents, including a few women, in front of the Pulse Nightclub at the mass shooting scene in Orlando last June. She helped direct teams of FBI agents to New York to collect evidence, set up secure command posts so agents could discuss classified information, and alerted the digital forensics, fingerprint and facial recognition experts she manages in Quantico, Va., site of the FBI academy and its lab.

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  8. US says air bag parts maker is stonewalling, threatens finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The federal government is accusing an air bag parts maker of stonewalling an investigation into a fatal car crash, and is threatening a large fine over the lack of cooperation. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents made public this week that ARC Automotive Inc. of Knoxville, Tennessee, has missed deadlines and failed to report crash information and test results as required by law.

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  9. Tennessee appoints commission to review Title IX programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Star Tribune

    University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has announced the members of a special independent commission to review the Title IX programs at each of the schools in the University of Tennessee system. Members of the commission include Washington attorney Stanley Brand, University of Connecticut Title IX coordinator and Office of Institutional Equity associate vice president Elizabeth Conklin, Sports Law Associates president Janet Judge and Nashville-area attorney Bill Morelli.

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  10. Xiong, Galdiano lead in Junior PGA ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Norman Xiong took the third-round lead Thursday in the Junior PGA Championship and Mariel Galdiano topped the rain-shortened girls' competition. The 17-year-old Xiong, from Canyon Lake, California, shot a 1-under 68 to reach 1-under 206 at Wannamoisett.

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  11. Newfoundland death triggers air bag probes in U.S, CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Investigators in the U.S. and Canada are looking into whether the death of a Canadian driver was caused by a faulty air bag inflator made by ARC Automotive Inc. of Knoxville, Tenn. As many as 8 million air bags are under scrutiny in the U.S. mainly in older cars.

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  12. Ohio judge won't dismiss claims against Pilot Flying J chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Star Tribune

    An Ohio judge won't dismiss breach-of-contract and other claims against the truck-stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his brother, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. Several companies have sued Pilot Flying J in connection with a scheme to cheat customers out of promised discounts and rebates.

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  13. Prosecutors: State lawmaker planned to profit from tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Star Tribune

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - As Tennessee lawmakers raised cigarette taxes to 62 cents per pack in 2007, one veteran representative wanted even more, saying it "should have been a dollar."

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  14. At age 40, former Twins great Joe Nathan takes one more shot at World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Joe Nathan signed with the Cubs last month and pitched well in seven games for Class AA Knoxville. Now at Class AAA Iowa, he is hoping to return to the majors for a deep playoff run.

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  15. SEC media days end, now some things to look for next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Alabama is once again the favorite to win the Southeastern Conference, while LSU, Tennessee, Mississippi and the rest of the league try to figure out a way to derail the Tide. The Crimson Tide's title defense is one of several things to watch next season that was discussed during SEC media days, along with Tennessee's resurgence as the favorite in the league's Eastern Division.

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  16. LeBron James leads call to end gun violence at ESPY AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Star Tribune

    LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence and racial profiling. The show honoring the year's best athletes and sports moments opened on a somber note, with James and fellow NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade standing four abreast on stage addressing the recent shootings of blacks by white police officers.

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  17. Minnesota Scene: Three advance to U.S. AmateurRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Star Tribune

    He had a pair of 71s on Monday and Tuesday. "This is a really hard event to qualify for and I don't know how many times I've tried to qualify for it, but it feels really good," said Merzbacher, a native of Knoxville, Tenn., now working in Eden Prairie.

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  18. Vikings' safety Smith a smashing standoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Video : The Vikings scored just 13 points in the last two games. They'll face the Bills, another tough team defensively, on Sunday and try to break out of a two-game skid.

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  19. Tennessee thought 'old Pat' was greatest as far back as 1995Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The Women's Final Four was played at Target Center in 1995. I spent a couple of days in Knoxville, Tenn.

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  20. The Latest: Senator, athletic director praise Pat SummittRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Teresa Olive, of Knoxville, Tenn., touches a statue of Pat Summitt as she pays her respects at the University of Tennessee, on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, in Knoxville, Tenn. Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women's game from obscurity to national prominence during her career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning, June 28, 2016.

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