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  1. Twins Class AAA manager Mike Quade will not return to RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Star Tribune

    Quade, 60, told The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester that he would be a roving outfield instructor for the Twins' minor league system, at his request. The Twins have not announced a replacement for Quade, who managed at Rochester for three seasons and was 238-192 .

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  2. Trump approves commission to honor Frederick DouglassRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    President Donald Trump has signed legislation to create a commission to plan celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass, the prominent black abolitionist he insinuated was still alive earlier this year. The Republican announced on Thursday that the commission will develop and carry out activities to honor Douglass.

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  3. Past due: Freelancers, small businesses struggle to get paidRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Star Tribune

    For freelancers and owners of very small businesses, signing up clients and completing projects is just a part of the work. Trying to get paid can be almost as time-consuming.

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  4. The Latest: Judge hears about asylum seekers' detentionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A federal judge in Rochester, New York, has heard arguments in a lawsuit over the detentions of more than 30 asylum seekers who say they were wrongly denied parole. Civil liberties groups sued on behalf of the immigrants, who were jailed in a Batavia detention facility.

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  5. 2 men get 100-plus year sentences for violent home robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Authorities say two men have each been sentenced to more than a century in prison for a string of violent robberies in Rochester, New York, three years ago. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 37-year-old Matthew Nix, of Rochester, and 36-year-old Earl McCoy, of Brooklyn, were sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Rochester to prison terms of 155 years and 135 years, respectively.

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  6. Twins notes: Callup reunites Twins' Mitch Garver with wife in Twin CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Sarah Garver was in the Twin Cities on Thursday, wrapping up her first week as an intern at a veterinary clinic and preparing to fly to Rochester, N.Y., to rejoin her husband for the weekend. That's when the phone call came, and changed all her plans.

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  7. Revolving door of restaurant closings keeps auction houses busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The Famous Dave's auction is a potential bargain bonanza for gas fryers, smokers, bar tables, wooden chairs, booths, holding cabinets, ovens, drinking glasses and booster seats. The Twin Cities' recent losses include Cafe Maude and Haute Dish in Minneapolis, Tanpopo in St. Paul, Joe's Crab Shack in Roseville and Famous Dave's in Bloomington.

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  8. PGA Championship moves to May; Hazeltine might be shut outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A panoramic across the lake at No. 16 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska during at the 2016 Ryder Cup, With the PGA Championship moving to May on the golf calendar, the Chaska course was one of two sites deemed unlikely to be available for future PGAs so early in the golf season.

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  9. Chinese man visiting family in New York is killed by vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Authorities say a Chinese man visiting family in the United States has been struck and killed while crossing a suburban street in western New York.

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  10. Even Twins aren't above scrounging for clothes in team's lost and foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Tyler Duffey is one Twins player who doesn't mind sifting through the team's lost and found to claim clothes that otherwise might go to waste. But the circumstances, to the Twins reliever, made it completely acceptable.

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  11. Postgame: Turley learned the hard way about falling behind hittersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Star Tribune

    He didn't say it with Kyle Gibson's Midwestern accent, but Nik Turley sure sounded a lot like Gibson after Thursday's loss to the White Sox. Both pitchers are tall, both possess mid-90s fastballs, and both get in trouble when they can't throw first-pitch strikes.

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  12. Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's possible health benefits. "This is the first solid, rigorously obtained scientific data" that a marijuana compound is safe and effective for this problem, said one study leader, Dr. Orrin Devinsky of NYU Langone Medical Center.

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  13. Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's possible health benefits. A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's possible health benefits.

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  14. World Video Game Hall of Fame to announce class of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The inductees will be announced Thursday morning at The Strong museum in Rochester, New York, where the hall of fame was established in 2015. The hall named 12 finalists for this year's class in March.

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  15. Oak Hill selected to host 2019 Senior PGA ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Star Tribune

    This marks the second time in 11 years the tournament will be played on the club's Donald Ross-designed East Course, located just outside of Rochester, New York. In 2008, Jay Haas won the senior championship at Oak Hill with a 7-over 287, which remains the highest-winning score in relation to par since the event was expanded to 72 holes in 1958.

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  16. Million-dollar teachers: Cashing in by selling their lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Miss Kindergarten is in the million-dollar club. So are Lovin Lit, the Moffatt Girls and about a dozen other teacher-entrepreneurs who are spinning reading, math, science and social studies into gold by selling their lesson plans online to fellow teachers around the world.

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  17. 3-time Oscar-winning cinematographer being honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A three-time Oscar-winning cinematographer is being honored by the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York, for his work with such Hollywood icons as Francis Ford Coppola and Warren Beatty. Vittorio Stararo will be presented with the George Eastman Award during a ceremony Saturday night at the museum's Dryden Theater.

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  18. Penn State tops Wisconsin in 2OT for Big Ten hockey titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Liam Folkes' second goal of the game, at 6 minutes, 43 seconds of the second overtime, gave Penn State a 2-1 victory over Wisconsin in the he championship game of the Big Ten hockey tournament Saturday night at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit before an announced crowd of 5,601. Folkes put the Nittany Lions a 1-0 lead at 15:37 of the opening period and Peyton Jones made 51 saves for PSU.

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  19. Slammer Sale: States find closed prisons can be a tough sellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Perched atop an Adirondack mountain, the 325-acre site for sale seems to have everything a developer could want: spectacular views, a man-made lake, close proximity to the tourist destination of Saratoga Springs and, oh, former President Ulysses S. Grant lived out his final days in a home next door. But the property on Mount McGregor was also a former New York state prison, and if history is any guide, it will be a tough sell.

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  20. Twins set minor-league coaching staffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The Twins, who named their minor league managers earlier this winter, finalized their minor league coaching staffs Tuesday, two weeks before major league teams begin spring training. The team's Class AAA team in Rochester, N.Y. will be managed by Mike Quade for the third consecutive season.

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