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  1. New Orleans police: 2 killed, 3 injured in Lower 9th Ward shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Star Tribune

    The New Orleans Police Department was investigating a fatal shooting Tuesday night just a couple of miles from Mardi Gras activities earlier in the day. Police spokeswoman Ambria Washington said Tuesday night that five people were shot, two men fatally, at a gas station in the 5100 block of St. Claude Avenue in the Lower 9th Ward.

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  2. New Orleans celebrates its 300th birthday at Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Star Tribune

    The Zulu is one of the most colorful and exuberant of Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans. The most famous Krewe of Zulu king was Louis Armstrong, who ruled in 1949.

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  3. Mardi Gras parade honors New Orleans' tricentennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Star Tribune

    Tens of thousands of revelers are expected on New Orleans streets for parades and rowdy fun as Mardi Gras caps the Carnival season in a city with a celebration of its own, its 300th anniversary. Rex, New Orleans' oldest parading Carnival group, is celebrating the tricentennial with 21 of its 28 floats commemorating its history from those who lived in the area before Europeans settled it in 1718 to the Battle of New Orleans in 1815.

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  4. Toodle-oo Super Bowl LII, how'd Minnesota do as a host?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | Star Tribune

    Exhausted, happy and finished, the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee leaders closed out the 10-day extravaganza Monday morning by delivering the ceremonial football to next year's host: Atlanta. The economic and tourism benefit - if there was one - will be analyzed and debated for years.

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  5. Hosts: ARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | Star Tribune

    Amid the joy was sporadic vandalism, looting, fires and other damage. The "Bold North" theme hit the bull's-eye, Super Bowl Live was lively and there were no major disasters, or even major messes.

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  6. Revisting the Vikings' four Super Bowl lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 3 | Star Tribune

    Larry Csonka was a one-man wrecking crew, rushing for 145 yards and two scores in Miami's 24-7 victory. Those words linger because of Kansas City Chiefs coach Hank Stram.

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  7. Will We See Six More Weeks Of Winter? - 1-2" Of Snow SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota Climatology Office has put together a page showing climatology facts for February 4th in the Twin Cities - the date of Super Bowl LII. Here's what they say about snow depth and amount of sunshine in early February: " In reality, the weather for the first week of February can vary greatly.

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  8. Alabama pokes New Orleans with Mardi Gras billboardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | Star Tribune

    Alabama likes to boast that it's the site of America's original Mardi Gras, and now it's advertising that claim in the city that made the celebration epic: New Orleans. Alabama Tourism Director Lee Sentell says the state purchased 10 billboards around New Orleans and southern Mississippi to promote the Carnival season in Mobile.

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  9. Cold February Start - 1-3" Of Snow Early SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | Star Tribune

    Wind Chill Advisories have been issued for central and northern Minnesota Wednesday Night into Thursday Morning, as wind chills are expected to drop into the -20s and -30s. Wind chills will be coldest Wednesday Night across northern Minnesota, where it'll feel like the -30s at times.

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  10. For stroke of luck, try Father of Waters statue in Mpls. City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | Star Tribune

    The Father of Waters statue in City Hall in Minneapolis was made for New Orleans, which wasn't able to foot the bill. For all the athleticism on the field at Sunday's Super Bowl, most fans still like a little luck on their side.

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  11. Trial in former NFL player McKnight's death to resume FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Star Tribune

    After two days of weather-related delays, the trial of the man who fatally shot former NFL football player Joe McKnight in 2016 is about to resume. His trial opened Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb with jury selection.

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  12. Trial in former NFL player McKnight's death to resume FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The trial of the man who fatally shot former NFL football player Joe McKnight in 2016 has been delayed another day because of harsh winter weather in Louisiana. His trial opened Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb with jury selection.

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  13. Trial set to begin in ex-NFL player's road-rage killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The trial in a road-rage shooting that left a former NFL football player Joe McKnight dead is set to begin in a New Orleans suburb. Fifty-five-year-old Ronald Gasser is charged with second-degree murder in the Dec. 1, 2016, shooting of the former running back.

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  14. Teacher handcuffed, jailed after questioning pay policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A Louisiana teacher was removed from a school board meeting, forcibly handcuffed and jailed after questioning pay policies during a public comment period. The teacher's union and the ACLU are investigating and two board members are complaining that the board treats women unfairly.

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  15. In New Orleans, another reason to party: The city turns 300 in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Star Tribune

    New Orleans isn't the South; it's its own country. That's what my New Orleans-born husband told me before we had gone on our first date.

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  16. Tribe will move from shrinking island to farm in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The Times-Picayune and The New Orleans Advocate report that dozens of Isle de Jean Charles residents are to be relocated to the farm in Terrebonne Parish, about 40 miles to the northwest. The state is negotiating to purchase the 515-acre tract.

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  17. 'This hurts,' says friend of woman slain in ShakopeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Friends and family identified the 34-year-old woman who was allegedly killed by her boyfriend at a home they shared in Shakopee Monday morning as Ruzana Yedvabnik. "I miss my friend," said Stacie Glapion, from New Orleans, La.

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  18. Fats Domino tribute concert, parade planned for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Trumpeter James Andrews says some of Fats Domino's band members will be at a bar near Domino's old New Orleans neighborhood for a tribute this week. He said Monday that baritone sax player Roger Lewis and tenor sax player Elliott "Stackman" Callier played with Domino and plan to be at Vaughan's Lounge for a tribute to him Wednesday night.

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  19. Tracking the JFK assassination conspiracy theoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The granddaddy of all conspiracy theories has re-emerged with the release of most of the National Archives' final trove of records about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. His death and the investigations that followed were simultaneously some of the most secretive and public events in modern history: Immediately after the shooting, a witness told reporters that as shots rang out, he saw a rifle extended and then withdrawn from a window on the fifth or sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository.

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  20. Fats Domino, one of rock 'n' roll's first stars, is dead at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Fats Domino at Tipitina's, the legendary New Orleans club, in 2006. Domino lived most of his life in the city's Ninth Ward, and its nonchalant yet buoyant spirit infused his music.

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