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  1. 3 cars on Amtrak train with 311 passengers derail, none hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Star Tribune

    An Amtrak spokesman says three cars on a passenger train have derailed in Savannah, Georgia, but there were no injuries reported among the crew and 311 passengers aboard. Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams says the Silver Meteor train No.

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  2. Cold blankets the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: Children from the Hoffman and Lynns families build a snowman on the public basketball courts in Forsyth Park, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Savannah, Ga. Georgia.

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  3. Cold turns Niagara Falls into icy winter wonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Star Tribune

    Mist from the surging waters has been freezing instantly on everything it touches, coating trees, walkways, cliffs and overlooks in a dreamy, brilliant white. Visitors hardy enough to withstand the bone-chilling cold are treated to snapshots and selfies in a winter wonderland.

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  4. JetBlue plane slides off taxiway at Boston's Logan AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 25 | Star Tribune

    Officials say JetBlue Flight 50 from Savannah, Georgia, briefly skidded when it landed around 7:15 p.m. Monday. Firefighters helped passengers off of the plane and they were bused to the terminal.

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  5. Man drowned at SeaWorld Aquatica water park over summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Florida theme park disclosed 58-year-old Michael Stone's July 16 death in a state report made public Monday. Stone had been a resident at Je'DaDe Personal Care Home in Savannah, Georgia.

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  6. Plus-size for men: Sites offer trendy looks for bigger guysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Chris Cyr doesn't like much about the big and tall clothes he finds in stores: They're "not very adventurous," he says, and the fit can be too baggy. And then there's the array of odd prints: "A lot of Hawaiian shirts with sailboats and golf balls tend to pop in."

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  7. Savannah wants segregationist governor's name off bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Star Tribune

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Former Georgia Gov. Eugene Talmadge unflinchingly defended segregation in the 1930s and '40s, and infamously proclaimed a black man's place was "at the back door with his hat in his hand."

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  8. Irma's girth and path made for a bizarre Florida storm surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Irma's eye didn't get within 80 miles of Jacksonville, and it had weakened to a tropical storm during its journey up the Florida peninsula. But the highest water levels were not in southwest Florida, where Irma made its second U.S. landfall after the Florida Keys.

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  9. Cuba surveys toppled houses, flooded cities in wake of IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Hurricane Irma ripped roofs off houses and flooded hundreds of miles of coastline as it raked Cuba's northern coast after devastating islands the length of the Caribbean in a trail of destruction that has left 22 people dead so far. As Irma left Cuba late Saturday and directed its 120 mph winds toward Florida, authorities on the island were assessing the damage and warning of staggering damage to keys off the northern coast studded with all-inclusive resorts and cities, as well as farmland in central Cuba.

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  10. Irma turns Caribbean island paradises into nightmaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua - Strung like beads along the northeast edge of the Caribbean, the Leeward Islands are tiny, remote and beautiful, with azure waters and ocean breezes drawing tourists from around the world. The wild isolation that made St. Barts, St. Martin, Anguilla and the Virgin Islands vacation paradises has turned them into cutoff, chaotic nightmares in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which left 22 people dead, mostly in the Leeward Islands.

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  11. Methodology: Data helps chart teenage gun violence in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The Associated Press and USA TODAY Network found that even among cities with high levels of gun violence, these are the few where the teen hazard rate stands out. To examine the issue of youth gun violence, the reporters used data from the Gun Violence Archive to isolate incidents in which a minor age 12 to 17 was either killed or injured.

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  12. Two smaller US cities share a big problem: teen gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Star Tribune

    One is known as an oasis of Southern charm and history, drawing millions of tourists with its time-capsule collection of antebellum homes and marble monuments. The other is a faded rust-belt city where winters are spent rooting for its cherished college basketball powerhouse and bracing for frigid blankets of lake-effect snow.

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  13. Ex-priest indicted on molestation charges in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A former Catholic priest who has already served five years in prison for sexually abusing two boys in Maryland has been indicted in South Carolina on nine charges. Solicitor Duffie Stone said in a news release that 74-year-old Wayland Brown molested two middle-school aged children in Jasper County almost 40 years ago.

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  14. White-bearded Texan wins Hemingway Look-Alike ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A white-bearded Texan has won the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, where Ernest Hemingway lived during the 1930s. Retired real estate franchise owner Richard Filip of Fayetteville, Texas, prevailed Saturday night at Sloppy Joe's Bar, a longtime Hemingway hangout.

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  15. Hemingway look-alikes gather in Key West for annual contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Star Tribune

    About 160 stocky, white-bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway have gathered in Florida to compete in the island city's annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest. The competition began Thursday evening at Sloppy Joe's Bar, frequented by Hemingway when he lived in Key West during the 1930s.

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  16. The Latest: Savannah police: Shootings, crash 'gang related'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Star Tribune

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Latest on shootings in downtown Savannah, Georgia, that led to a police chase and crash that killed three people : Savannah's police chief is blaming gang members for shootings in the city's downtown historic district that led to a police chase in which a fleeing SUV crashed and killed three people.

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  17. Celebrity NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Cher, who was married to Gregg Allman during the 1970s, was among guests at his funeral on Saturday in Macon, Ga., along with former President Carter. Thousands of fans lined the streets of Macon, Ga., to honor Allman, who was carried into Rose Hill Cemetery as a bagpiper played a somber tune.

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  18. Savannah, Boston seaports beat competitors in Trump budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Star Tribune

    U.S. seaports seeking funds to deepen their harbors aren't seeing much support in President Donald Trump's proposed budget, though they could still benefit from an upcoming spending plan. Ports across the U.S. East and Gulf coasts are racing to make room for bigger cargo ships now arriving through an expanded Panama Canal.

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  19. Tennys, anyone? Sandgren wins USTA wild card for French OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Tennys Sandgren has earned his first berth in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament by winning the U.S. Tennis Association's wild-card challenge for the French Open. The 25-year-old Sandgren, who is from Gallatin, Tennessee, topped the standings by winning a USTA Pro Circuit Challenger in Savannah, Georgia, this weekend and by reaching the final of an ATP Challenger in Sarasota, Florida, two weeks ago.

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  20. Officials identify 2 officers wounded in fatal shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Authorities have released the names of two officers who were wounded in a shootout at a South Carolina home that left one man dead. Jasper County Sheriff Chris Malphrus says officers were responding to a report of a man shooting at a woman about 6 p.m. Thursday when he came out of the home in Hardeeville firing his gun.

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