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  1. El Chapo's new home: a jail that held mobsters, terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    In the heart of bustling lower Manhattan sits one of the country's most secure federal lockups - and the new home of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. Guzman, who pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges he ran one of the world's biggest drug-trafficking operations, can expect to be kept in a special unit inside the drab 12-story Metropolitan Correctional Center, where such other high-profile, high-risk inmates as Gambino crime family boss John Gotti and several former close associates of Osama bin Laden awaited trial.

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  2. Book Review: 'Little Deaths' by Emma Flint is mesmerizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Star Tribune

    "Little Deaths," Emma Flint's mesmerizing debut, works well as a look at misogyny, gossip, morals and the rush to judge others when a child goes missing. The novel opens with Ruth Malone in prison, convicted of killing her two children, Frankie, almost 6 years old, and Cindy, age 4. Ruth was the immediate suspect - single mothers were an anomaly in 1965, especially those who work as a cocktail waitress.

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  3. In a sign of renewal, the lights are back on in DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Star Tribune

    Philip Kafka, a New York City investor who began buying vacant buildings and lots in Detroit five years ago, has started to overhaul the blight into developments to help transform the area. Kafka's village of Quonset huts is a breed of alternative housing that are divided into nine rental units that are to be ready for move-in this spring.

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  4. 6 things we learned at the Detroit auto showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Star Tribune

    This year's North American International Auto Show reflects an industry that's flush with cash but uncertain about the future. Multi-million-dollar displays show new versions of big sellers like the Toyota Camry, GMC Terrain and Honda Odyssey.

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  5. First-time UN gathering aims to delve into using dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Star Tribune

    More than 100 countries don't keep accurate counts of births and deaths. More than 70 don't have robust data on poverty.

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  6. A look at the business Trump's son-in-law is setting asideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Star Tribune

    Donald Trump has tapped his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior adviser. Kushner, who is married to Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka Trump, has for the past decade run Kushner Companies, the umbrella corporation that oversees the family's many real estate holdings. 1 comment

  7. The buck stops where? Case exposes rift over caring for deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | Star Tribune

    A dramatic, ultimately tragic tussle over a one-antlered deer that somehow wandered into a tiny Manhattan park has cast a spotlight on a simple question: How much should humans step in to help troubled wildlife? Recent guidelines by New York state officials mandating limited intervention by wildlife "rehabilitators" stirred heated debate and a lawsuit even before last month's case of the white-tailed buck that became a celebrity for about two weeks when it appeared in Harlem's Jackie Robinson Park. TV and tabloid coverage of the deer, which likely crossed a bridge or swam over a river to get to the park, caused residents to worry about its safety.

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  8. Buyer of Macy's Minneapolis store has history of sweeping up skyscrapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Star Tribune

    The New York real estate investment firm has a history of flipping skyscrapers, making old buildings new again and working with retailers. "They have deep roots in the retail world and they've done extraordinary developments," said Andrea Christenson, a senior director with Cushman & Wakefield NorthMarq's Minneapolis retail team.

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  9. Rescuers help more than 100 injured in NYC train derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Star Tribune

    More than 100 people suffered minor injuries when a Long Island Rail Road train hit a bumping block at a Brooklyn station. Gallery: An injured passenger, after a Long Island Rail Road commuter train either hit something or derailed, is taken from the Atlantic Terminal, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017.

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  10. Nearly century-old streetcar tickets found in NYC firehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Star Tribune

    A New York City firefighter has made an unusual discovery, unearthing two nearly 100-year-old tickets for the city's long-defunct streetcar line at a firehouse in Manhattan. WNBC-TV reports the unidentified firefighter was searching for materials in the basement of Engine 7/Ladder 1 in the Tribeca area when he found an old tin cup containing two paper tickets dated Friday, Sept.

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  11. Book looks back on Ford Motor's glory days in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | Star Tribune

    Brian McMahon, an architect and commercial developer from Brooklyn, N.Y., moved his family to the Twin Cities more than 30 years ago amid a real estate recession and for a change of scenery. McMahon, 71, the retired executive director of St. Paul economic-development organization University UNITED, got involved with a lot of urban-renewal projects along one of St. Paul's main commercial arteries.

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  12. Raging blaze burns a dozen storefronts; 3 firefighters hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | Star Tribune

    A fire has raged through more than a dozen storefronts on a block in New York City, injuring three firefighters. The Fire Department of New York says about 180 firefighters were called to the blaze Friday night in the Kew Gardens neighborhood in Queens.

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  13. House sparrow is commonly confused with tree sparrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Star Tribune

    Lest there be any confusion, the cheery and sociable house sparrow is not a native of North America nor a relative of our native sparrows like the American tree sparrow that visits winter feeding stations. The house sparrow belongs to a family of birds called weaver finches.

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  14. Driver boasts cruising through 240 consecutive green lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Star Tribune

    A New York City Uber driver is boasting that he drove through 240 green traffic lights before hitting a red light. Noah Forman says he achieved the feat during a 27-minute drive through Manhattan at around 3:30 a.m. on Dec. 6. It's the second time that Forman has attempted catching consecutive green lights.

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  15. Alabama's Gold, Washington's Rondeau give teams their voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Star Tribune

    For nearly 30 years Eli Gold has been the radio play-by-play man for Alabama football. For even longer than that, Bob Rondeau has been describing Washington football games on the radio.

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  16. Trump's pick for ambassador to Israel has all sides on edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | Star Tribune

    If President-elect Donald Trump wanted to show he planned to obliterate President Barack Obama's approach to Israel, he may have found his man to deliver that message in David Friedman, his pick for U.S. ambassador. The bankruptcy lawyer and son of an Orthodox rabbi is everything Obama is not: a fervent supporter of Israeli settlements, opponent of Palestinian statehood and unrelenting defender of Israel's government. 144 comments

  17. Dupree McBrayer is most improved player on a much-improved Gophers men's basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Star Tribune

    "I was probably the only one last year who kept saying, 'I think Dupree is going to be a really good player,'a <" the Gophers' head basketball coach said, "and everyone would start looking at me funny." The sophomore guard's field-goal percentage has increased from 32.6 percent last season to 48.5 percent.

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  18. Justice Dept. sues Barclays over mortgage-backed securitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Star Tribune

    The Justice Department has sued Barclays Bank PLC and several of its U.S. affiliates over the sale of risky mortgage-backed securities. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.

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  19. NYC police looking for man who stabbed tourist in headRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Star Tribune

    Police in New York City are seeking the public's help in finding a man who randomly stabbed an out-of-state tourist in the back of the head with a steak knife last weekend. Twenty-three-year-old Connor Rasmussen of Puyallup , Washington, was in Manhattan after surprising his girlfriend with a marriage proposal when he was stabbed around 1:40 a.m. Sunday near Madison Avenue and East 46th Street.

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  20. Judge allows blood-alcohol test in case against ex-copRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A federal judge has denied a defense request to suppress the blood-alcohol test results of a former New Jersey police officer charged in a fatal wrong-way crash on New York's Staten Island last year. Justice Stephen Rooney ruled Tuesday that a warrant used to obtain samples from 29-year-old Pedro Abad was supported by probable cause.

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