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  1. Twins bench struggling VargasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Star Tribune

    A thousand miles away, in Knoxville, Tenn., Vargas, 25, is batting .161 this season with one home run, but he's 2-for-28 over the past 10 days and on Saturday struck out four times. Sano, playing for the Twins' Class AA affiliate Chattanooga, is at .173 with three homers, but he's 3-for-25 over his past seven games.

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  2. North news briefs: Anoka open house will look into organized trash collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Star Tribune

    The Mustache Unicorns, a Destination Imagination team from Monroe Elementary School in Brooklyn Park, are one of five teams from the Anoka-Hennepin School District that have qualified for the Global DI tournament next month. Team members include, from left, Josiah Ruscher, Edin Nguyen, Melody Moua, Eric Nguyen, Merick Martinez and, Kalise Walton.

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  3. Wes Roach wins in Mexico for first Web.com Tour titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Star Tribune

    Wes Roach won the El Bosque Mexico Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, beating Kevin Tway and Patton Kizzire by four strokes. Roach, the 26-year-old former Duke player from Knoxville, Tennessee, closed with a 4-under 68 to finish at 17-under 271 at El Bosque Golf Club.

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  4. Gay marriage issue complicates immigration, motherhood after couple moves to TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Star Tribune

    When Valeria Tanco and Sophy Jesty began dating during post-graduate veterinary training at Cornell University, their relationship faced more than the usual run of hurdles. Tanco is Argentinian, and once her residency ended, she wound up on the west coast of Canada, while Jesty remained on the east coast of the U.S. Tanco proposed marriage when they met up in the mountains of Banff, Canada, during that separation.

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  5. Ex-FBI official: Agency is hiding evidence in anthrax caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Star Tribune

    A former director of the FBI's anthrax investigation says the agency is concealing evidence that casts doubt on its conclusion that Army scientist Bruce Ivins sent the anthrax-filled letters that killed five people and sickened 17 others in 2001. Richard Lambert made the assertion in a civil lawsuit filed April 2 in U.S. District Court in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  6. Seattle-area apartments use DNA testing to catch dog owners who don't pick up pet droppingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Frustrated with dog owners who refuse to clean up after their pets, an increasing number of apartments in Seattle are opting to use DNA testing to identify the culprits. The Seattle Times reports that a company called BioPet Vet Lab from Knoxville, Tennessee, is providing its PooPrints testing kits to 26 apartment and condo complexes and homeowners associations in the region.

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  7. Peter Malnati wins Web.com Tour's Brazil Champions by 4 strokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Peter Malnati won the Brazil Champions on Sunday for second Web.com Tour title, birdieing the final three holes for a 5-under 66 and a four-stroke victory. Malnati finished at 22-under 262 at Sao Paulo Golf Club and earned $153,000.

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  8. The bone doctor: Hamline prof. helps authorities ID old bonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The bones that end up with forensic anthropologist Sue Myster come from the strangest places: construction projects, disturbed grave sites, long-hidden crime scenes. From medical samples carelessly thrown out in the woods.

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  9. St. Paul mayor at White House, talks up paid leave for city employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Star Tribune

    St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is talking up the city's paid leave policy at the White House Friday -- an idea generating popularity nationally and touted by President Barack Obama in this week's State of the Union address. St. Paul started giving opportunities for its 2,700 employees to take paid paternity as of Jan. 1. Non-birth parents get two weeks and birth parents get four weeks.

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  10. Crippen friend angry about open water race in Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Alex Meyer knew this day would come. More than four years after his teammate and good friend died during an open water swimming race - a senseless, avoidable tragedy, in the view of Meyer and so many others - the sport is going back to the desert country where it occurred.

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  11. Obama cuts mortgage insurance ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Speaking in Arizona, a state that was hit hard by the country's mortgage crisis, Obama said his decision to lower insurance rates on federally issued mortgages would make purchasing a home cheaper for hundreds of thousands of people across the country. "Hundreds of thousands of new buyers is going to mean a healthier housing market for everyone," Obama told a small crowd in the Central High School gymnasium.

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  12. What Obama, auto executives are saying about the impact of low gas prices on industry, buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Some reaction from auto executives - and the nation's chief executive - to low gasoline prices and their impact on the industry and consumers. Answers edited for length and clarity.

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  13. What Obama, auto executives are saying about the impact of low gas prices on industry, buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Some reaction from auto executives - and the nation's chief executive - to low gasoline prices and their impact on the industry and consumers. Answers edited for length and clarity.

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  14. Online security changes comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Star Tribune

    In a series of speeches, Obama will call for better safeguards against identity theft, improved privacy protection, enhanced cybersecurity for the government and private companies, and better access to high-speed broadband connections across the U.S. A White House official said in a statement that the president would "lay out a series of legislative proposals and executive actions that will be in his State of the Union that will tackle identity theft and privacy issues, cybersecurity, and access to the Internet."

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  15. President Barack Obama announces free community college programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The White House on Thursday announced a proposal that President Barack Obama said would make community college "free for everybody who is willing to work for it." But administration officials provided no details about the program's costs or where the money would come to pay for it.

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  16. Woman sues after fall from Dollywood theme park ride in Tennessee causes brain injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A woman's brain injury from a headfirst fall from a ride at Dollywood was caused by a mix of sleet and rain that made the ride "dangerously slick" and a lack of adequate safety measures, according to a lawsuit against the Tennessee theme park's operators. Tedi A. Brown suffered permanent impairments and disabilities after the Florida woman plunged from the Waltzing Swinger ride while on vacation with her husband and five of their children in late December 2013, the suit said. 2 comments

  17. Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

    In small-town community centers, schools, churches and a vast city convention center, immigrant advocates are spreading the word about President Barack Obama's plan to give millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally a temporary reprieve. The November announcement promising work permits and protection from deportation made a splash, but lawyers say the events are crucial to dispel rumors about eligibility, ward off fraud, and help immigrants determine what they might need to apply. 1 comment

  18. Boston, Minneapolis, Seattle among 16 cities to win White House competition on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The White House is singling out Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and 13 other cities for leading their peers in efforts to address climate change. The winners of the competition for cities will receive additional government resources to deal with global warming's impacts, including data tools and a dedicated coordinator to help cities access federal funding.

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  19. Girl describes harrowing Tenn. school bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A student aboard one of two Tennessee school buses involved in a deadly crash says it was a terrifying experience. Chilhowee Intermediate School fifth grader Joy Reinmann told WBIR-TV the crash threw students out of their seats "and everyone was on the floor and screaming and crying ... I thought I was going to die."

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  20. Former Bayport developer convicted of fraud, tax evasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Jurors have convicted a former Bayport real estate developer and business owner of tax evasion and fraud following a six-day trial in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis . Bartolomea J. Montanari, 57, who now lives in Knoxville, Tenn., was indicted in May on one count of evading taxes, one count of mail fraud and one count of wire fraud.

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