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  1. Unlicensed driver pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of 4-year-old New York girlRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    An unlicensed teen driver accused of killing a 4-year-old girl while he was fleeing from police has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges in a plea deal that is expected to result in a prison sentence of three to nine years. Franklin Reyes Jr. pleaded Thursday after a Manhattan judge gave him another day to decide on the sentencing deal offered by the court in the June 2013 death of Ariel Russo.

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  2. De Blasio to tout housing agenda to NYC business leaders, a potentially skeptical audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Mayor Bill de Blasio will bring his message of combating income inequality - and, in particular, his ambitious affordable housing plan - to a group of influential New York City business leaders whose support could prove vital. De Blaiso will deliver a significant speech Thursday morning to the Association for a Better New York, a coalition of city elites who thrived for 12 years under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's leadership but who have been concerned that under his successor's stewardship crime could increase and the economy falter.

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  3. Connecticut tourism officials budget more money for marketing in NY, Boston, PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Star Tribune

    The Bulletin reports that officials of the Connecticut Office of Tourism told local tourism and municipal leaders on Tuesday they'll budget more money for marketing campaigns in Manhattan, Boston and Philadelphia. The Manhattan campaign will include ads promoting Connecticut at Grand Central Terminal, the Time Warner Center, Broadway and Columbus Circle, among other places.

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  4. Regilding New York's Gilded AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Star Tribune

    An actor performed in Edgar Allan Poe's poem “Serenade” at the Carroll Place, a West Village address that in the 1880s housed a saloon that has gained celebrity status as the first in the United States to openly admit gay men. It was the perfect night for a sance.

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  5. Nyc Id program starts off with a bangRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Star Tribune

    A municipal ID program that city officials thought would draw a few hundred thousand people in its first year has been much more popular than anticipated, with New Yorkers waiting hours in line and months for appointments to register. City officials have scrambled to keep up with the demand as residents have made more than 260,000 appointments in just the first month since the city IDs became available.

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  6. Cheap 'toy' was a stolen PicassoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Star Tribune

    U.S. officials inspected a FedEx package shipped from Belgium to New York in December with its happy holiday greeting, "Joyeux Noel." They opened it and instead of a $37 "art craft toy" promised on the box found a stolen Picasso painting worth millions of dollars.

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  7. Review: Bam! Musical 'Brooklynite' a giddy, clever showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Star Tribune

    The last time superheroes were singing on a New York stage, things didn't go too well. Don't let that stop you from going to "Brooklynite."

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  8. Golden Valley inventor and his electric car look for their big break on TV invention showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Star Tribune

    Kronfeld and his Rahtmobile will appear on “All American Makers,” a Science Channel program, at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25. Golden Valley inventor Rich Kronfeld and his electric car are appearing tonight, Feb. 25, on "All American Makers," a Science Channel program that gives inventors a chance to present their ideas to potential investors. The program airs at 9 p.m. Kronfeld is also a finalist in the Clean Energy Trust Challenge, a national competition with a grand prize of $1 million, and he'll be inventor-in-residence in April and May at the Bakken Museum in Minneapolis .

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  9. Who's that in a cape? New musical stars Brooklyn superheroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Star Tribune

    The original musical "Brooklynite" stars six brand-new crusaders with superpowers protecting the borough, a mysterious substance in an asteroid and a look influenced by the old "Batman" TV show starring Adam West. "It's silly and fun.

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  10. Orthodox Jews, NYC officials negotiate over 'oral suction' circumcision after herpes casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Star Tribune

    With a swift swipe of his scalpel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn circumcises the baby boy, then leans down and sucks the blood from the wound as prayers in Hebrew fill the Brooklyn synagogue. The Orthodox Jewish tradition known as oral suction circumcision reaches back to biblical times but it has created a modern-day dilemma for New York City health officials, who have linked it to 17 cases of infant herpes since 2000.

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  11. Soda tax? Dietary guidelines panel advises making people pay more for sugary drinks and snacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Star Tribune

    A tax on sugary drinks and snacks is one way a government panel of nutrition experts thinks Americans can be coaxed into eating better. Some members of Congress are already pushing back on the idea, saying the panel has overstepped its bounds.

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  12. Dietary guidelines panel suggests tax on sugary foodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Star Tribune

    A tax on sugary drinks and snacks is one way a government panel of nutrition experts thinks Americans can be coaxed into eating better. Some members of Congress are already pushing back on the idea, saying the panel has overstepped its bounds.

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  13. To fund budget gap, advocates propose tolls on East River bridges, cars crossing 60th StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Star Tribune

    Reviving a congestion-pricing idea that has been rejected before, an influential transportation coalition proposed implementing tolls for all cars that cross 60th Street in Manhattan and the free bridges spanning the East River. The plan announced Tuesday by transportation guru Sam Schwartz, known as "Gridlock Sam," would attempt to solve the looming problem of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's underfunded $32 billion five-year capital plan, which will subsidize important mass transit repairs and expansions on subways, bridges and tunnels around New York.

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  14. Large political memorabilia collection in search of homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Star Tribune

    Austin Wright, an aspiring political consultant, with part of the vast trove of political memorabilia that belonged to his late father, at a storage facility in New York. “My father had great stories about how he found his stuff, but he did not curate the collection because he did not think he would die so young.” Consisting of perhaps a million-plus items, amassed over four decades, it includes an assortment of ephemera like a George W. Bush piata and a portrait of Lincoln made of seed and saplings, but also legions of important historical artifacts, like a George Washington picture flag from his swearing in and a purse with a Warren G. Harding logo that was used to attract newly enfranchised female voters.

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  15. Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped charts in 1963 with 'It's My Party,' dies at 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Star Tribune

    Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry" and "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68. Gore died of cancer at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, according to her partner of 33 years, Lois Sasson.

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  16. Aguilera kicks off NBA All-Star Game with Nas, RockettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Star Tribune

    The pop singer kicked off the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday with a New York-themed performance at Madison Square Garden. The big-voiced star sang classics including Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York," Stevie Wonder's "Livin' In the City" and Jay Z's "Empire State of Mind."

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  17. Dems to hold 2016 national convention in Philadelphia, historic backdrop for picking nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Star Tribune

    Democrats have selected Philadelphia as the site of the party's 2016 national convention, choosing a patriotic backdrop for the nomination of its next presidential candidate. The Democratic National Committee said Thursday the convention will be held the week of July 25, 2016.

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  18. How do we find each other? On a walk, on a ship, online; every Valentine has a storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Star Tribune

    Smitten by Nancy, Charlie chased her down at a charity walk. Lisa, landlocked in Florida, fell for Thomas as his ship crossed the Mediterranean, and agreed to marry him before meeting face-to-face.

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  19. Other high-profile grand jury cases involving the NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Star Tribune

    A grand jury's decision to indict a police officer in the death of a man in a darkened stairwell at a Brooklyn housing complex is only the latest in a string of high-profile grand jury cases involving New York Police Department officers. - 2014: A grand jury declines to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six who was arrested under suspicion of selling loose cigarettes outside a Staten Island convenience store on July 17. Video showed him crying "I can't breathe" as Pantaleo wrapped his arms around his neck.

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  20. NYC looks to expand ferry service to its far-flung portsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Star Tribune

    The skyscrapers of Manhattan look almost close enough to touch from parts of the waterfront of Brooklyn's industrial Red Hook neighborhood. But a distance of mere miles can take an hour or more in travel time for residents in the remote area, who have limited access to bus routes and no subway stations in the immediate vicinity.

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