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  1. Inside Game 3 of the World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Star Tribune

    The baseball postseason had never seen anything like it. For 7 hours and 20 minutes, the Red Sox and the Dodgers tried to settle Game 3 of the World Series.


  2. Hasbro, trying to find footing, posts weak 3QRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Star Tribune

    Hasbro continues to wrestle with the demise of Toys R Us and shifting consumer trends, and it's falling well short of third-quarter expectations. The Pawtucket, Rhode Island, toymaker said Monday that it will absorb charges of as much as $60 million next quarter as it cuts jobs.


  3. Coming clean: Public embrace for celeb addicts offers hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Star Tribune

    Beneath sparkling chandeliers hanging in the famed Rainbow Room, as a gala crowd dotted with rock stars sat around white-clothed dinner tables, Ringo Starr stood at a podium and described what it felt like to be 30 years sober. With wife Barbara Bach Starkey - herself a recovering alcoholic - at his side, the former Beatle described what it took for him to get help and called for more resources and acceptance for the treatment movement that saved their lives.


  4. 2 Nigerians sentenced to prison for defrauding banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Two Nigerian nationals who attempted to defraud banks in Rhode Island and Massachusetts of more than $1 million have been sentenced to 13 months in federal prison. U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Stephen Dambruch says Olugboyega Akinloye Fasanya, of Woonsocket, and Anthony Chidozie Ezike, of Pawtucket, have admitted they altered checks and deposited them into the banks using counterfeit passports from Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa as identification.


  5. Hasbro rebounding after Toys R Us demiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Hasbro Inc.'s second-quarter profits and revenue surpassed Wall Street estimates, signaling that the toy maker is moving past Toys R Us demise. Like other toy companies, the Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based Hasbro, the maker of toys under such brands as Nerf, Monopoly and Play-Doh, had been struggling to readjust in the wake of the escalating woes of Toys R Us.


  6. Hasbro feeling Toys 'R' Us pinchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Hasbro said Monday it will rely more on online sales, although it has also been working on getting its toys into more stores. CEO Brian Goldner said major retailers plan to increase their toy sections to lure former Toys 'R' Us shoppers, which could benefit the toymaker.


  7. Feds: Increase medication-based treatment for opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction. It's a rare instance in which Trump isn't trying roll back Obama administration policies, and where fractious Republicans and Democrats in Congress have come together. 4 comments

  8. Prosecutors: Zoo director fraudulently obtained animal drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The director of a Massachusetts zoo has been charged with fraudulently obtaining animal medications by using the zoo veterinarian's Drug Enforcement Agency number without authorization. The Sun Chronicle reports that Jean Benchimol, director of the Capron Park Zoo in Attleboro, was released on personal recognizance after pleading not guilty Tuesday to charges including obtaining drugs by fraud and theft of a controlled substance.


  9. Hasbro reports surprise sales drop in fourth quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Toymaker Hasbro Inc. delivered a surprise sales drop for the critical fourth quarter as it struggled with lagging sales of "Star Wars" toys and the woes of Toys R Us. The results, announced Wednesday, underscore the challenges toymakers face as they wrestle with a shift in buying habits.


  10. Mattel stock soars on report of Hasbro takeover offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Shares of Mattel soared in after-hours trading Friday after a report that rival Hasbro made a takeover offer for Mattel. The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter that it did not identify, said Hasbro approached Mattel recently about a deal.


  11. Police: Couple held, abused woman at home for over a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A couple have been charged with holding a developmentally disabled woman against her will and repeatedly abusing her in a Rhode Island apartment for more than a month. The 28-year-old victim has an autism spectrum disorder and says she was burned and forced to work at the Pawtucket home.


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