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  1. For 18 hours, cabbie sat dead in his front seat as New Yorkers walked pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Star Tribune

    At 12:34 p.m. last Tuesday, a taxi driver named Mehari Bokrezion pulled into an empty spot next to a basketball court in SoHo in Manhattan, beneath a sign that told cabbies they could park for an hour and get some relief. He closed his eyes.

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  2. Cuomo considers charging drivers more to enter ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Star Tribune

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is putting together a proposal to charge motorists more for entering the most congested parts of Manhattan. The proposal would impose congestion pricing, an idea increasingly popular around the globe that aims to discourage vehicular traffic in dense urban areas while also raising money for mass transit.

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  3. Boat slams into rocks injuring 5 people, 2 criticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Star Tribune

    A boat has slammed into some rocks in a major shipping channel that connects New Jersey and Staten Island, New York, injuring five people, two of them critically. New Jersey State Police say the boat crashed into the rocks Sunday evening in the Arthur Kill channel near Woodbridge, New Jersey.

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  4. Crazy things big-time entrepreneurs did to get to the topRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Star Tribune

    What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? Some say courage; others say good instincts and an uncanny ability to tolerate high levels of risk. These famous entrepreneurs rolled the dice and eventually won big by flexing their entrepreneurial skills and taking huge chances.

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  5. Shake Shack aiming its second Minnesota location at Edina near SouthdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Star Tribune

    Just over a year after debuting its first Minnesota location, Shake Shack , a popular New York burger chain, is targeting its second in Edina. A proposal submitted to the city suggests a standalone, 5,000-square-foot restaurant with a patio at the northwest corner of Southdale Center .

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  6. Acclaimed singer and actress Barbara Cook has died at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Star Tribune

    Barbara Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89. Cook died early Tuesday of respiratory failure at her home in Manhattan, surrounded by family and friends, according to publicist Amanda Kaus.

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  7. Economists call steep cuts a 'grave mistake'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Star Tribune

    A Washington Post survey of 18 economists in July found that 89 percent believe it's a terrible idea for Trump to curb immigration to the United States. Experts overwhelmingly predict it would slow growth - the opposite of what Trump wants to do with "MAGAnomics."

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  8. Bizarre Foods host on new show, travel tips, addiction hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Star Tribune

    He says he's known as "fat guy runs around world, eats bugs," but adds, "I don't think I've eaten a bug or an organ in 'Bizarre Foods' in years." "I purposely set out to make a show that's entertaining," he said.

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  9. 6 last-minute strategies to pay for collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Star Tribune

    With college classes starting soon, ideally you've made all your payments and are ready to settle in. But if you're still looking for financial aid to help cover your tuition, you'll have to move fast.

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  10. Software helps N.Y. renters get the dish on potential landlordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Star Tribune

    A new internet browser extension that drapes a letter-grading system over more than 200 real estate websites that list New York City rentals. The for-rent advertisement on East 75th Street in Manhattan, just a half-block from Central Park, boasts natural light, a marble bathroom, and a granite kitchen.

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  11. Tracy Morgan relishes post-crash chance to be 'better man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Star Tribune

    Tracy Morgan has a ready answer when asked about getting a second chance after his near-fatal crash three years ago. "Thank God.

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  12. Father & son spend decade following D-backs to every ML parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | Star Tribune

    Frank Gennario Jr. lost his father to bone cancer when he was 16 years old, and more than anything else, he clings tightly to memories of their days together at Yankee Stadium. As his son neared the same age three decades later, Frank made a decision: The ballpark bond between him and young Tony would have to be memorable - "something a little different," Frank said.

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  13. Long-distance motorcycle trips seek to empower womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A year ago Alisa Clickenger helped organize a cross-country motorcycle trip for women to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of a most amazing ride by two sisters from Brooklyn, New York. The Sisters' Centennial Motorcycle Ride honored the exploits of Augusta and Adeline Van Buren, who in 1916 rode motorcycles more than 5,000 miles across the country to prove that women could be military motorcycle couriers, able to endure long distances and harsh conditions as well as men.

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  14. Brown, Bloomberg announce plan to track climate progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Star Tribune

    California Gov. Jerry Brown announced yet another plan Wednesday to keep the United States on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the international Paris climate agreement. This time, he's teaming up with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to launch "America's Pledge," an initiative to compile all of the climate change-fighting commitments of states, cities, businesses and universities in one place where they can be easily tracked and shared.

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  15. Music giant Jimmy Iovine in 'Defiant' alliance with Dr. DreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Star Tribune

    "The Defiant Ones," a new HBO docuseries about two giants in the entertainment world, takes its title from a 1958 film classic about two prison escapees, one black and one white, who are shackled together as they make a break for freedom. Airing Sunday through Wednesday at 9 p.m. EDT, the docuseries tracks the lives of Dr. Dre, whose upbringing in Compton, California, inspired him to become a pioneer of gangsta rap, and Jimmy Iovine, a working-class kid from Brooklyn, New York, who made his bones as a record producer working with John Lennon, Patti Smith and Bruce Springsteen.

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  16. Tourism in Newark? 50 years after riots, city says it's timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Tourism in Newark? You might not think of it as a destination, but boosters say Newark is ready for visitors as part of a comeback. A company called Have You Met Newark? has taken more than 2,000 visitors on walking tours and bar crawls.

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  17. Celebrity news: Hot dog champ beats his own recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Joey Chestnut ate two hot dogs at a time during the annual contest on Coney Island, eventually getting down 72 dogs and buns in 10 minutes. gulped, chomped and powered his way to a 10th title on Tuesday, continuing his record-setting reign as the chowing champion at the annual Nathan's Famous July 4th hot-dog eating contest.

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  18. The Latest: Chestnut's champ again at hot dog eating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Joey "Jaws" Chestnut continues his reign as the chowing champion at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in New York. The San Jose, California, man beat his own record to log a 10th win.

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  19. US marks Independence Day with pomp, dazzle, hot dog contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Americans are celebrating their country's birthday Tuesday with big-time fireworks, small-town parades and the quirky spectacle of competitive hot dog eating, marking a day of shared traditions in a nation that has grappled with divides this past year. In New York, throngs are expected to watch the annual Macy's fireworks blowout and the Nathan's Famous frankfurter-chomping contest on Coney Island on July Fourth.

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  20. Chomping champs face off at July 4 hot dog eating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Record-setting eaters are gearing up to gobble at the renowned Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest in New York. Chestnut's facing Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie in a rematch.

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