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  1. In New Jersey's poorest city, developer who didn't repay loans gets millions in tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Star Tribune

    State tax incentives to boost New Jersey's poorest city are being heralded as a major piece of a turnaround plan after decades of economic despair, corruption and crime. But after a string of revitalization efforts with dubious results, Camden is staking part of its future on a company that failed to deliver on past promises.

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  2. Survivor testifies about 2 friends stabbed, bound, thrown in river, in debt-driven slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Star Tribune

    Tam Voong was not supposed to survive the night he was beaten, bound, stripped, stabbed in the neck and kicked into the Schuylkill River. Yet the 23-year-old took the witness stand in Philadelphia on Tuesday and described the night his two friends lost their lives.

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  3. Rand: Peterson is latest player to have rift with VikingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Philadelphia, PA 1/16/2005 - Vikings -vs- Eagles NFC Playoffs Brian Peterson/Star Tribune Vikings Randy Moss watches the time run out on the Vikings season, losing to the Eagles 27-14 ORG XMIT: MIN2015022319235741 Our first instinct is to dismiss all the recent stories about a rift between Adrian Peterson and the Vikings as no more than posturing on the running back's part as he attempts to gain some leverage. That could very well be the case and we could find AP and the Vikings making up and going forward together again.

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  4. 2 Cezanne sketches found on reverse sides of watercolorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Two unfinished sketches have been discovered on the reverse side of two watercolors by Cezanne - and officials at Philadelphia's Barnes Foundation museum says the collector who bought them more than 90 years ago probably never knew they were there. The Philadelphia-based foundation said the sketches - one graphite and the other watercolor - were found during conservation work on the reverse sides of two Cezanne watercolors depicting the landscape of southern France.

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  5. Testy over testing: More students snub standardized examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Star Tribune

    When it comes to standardized tests, parents across the country are concerned; demanding change; pulling tens of thousands of children out of the exams; or making themselves heard at the top levels of government. The backlash is kicking into high gear this spring as millions of students start taking new, more rigorous exams aligned with Common Core standards.

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  6. George Washington, slave catcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Star Tribune

    A 1935 photo of President George Washington's Mount Vernon estate. On the eve of the American Revolution, nearly 150 souls were counted as part of the property there.

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  7. Facts about Philadelphia, birthplace of US democracy and home to cuisine both humble and hauteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Here's what delegates will need to know about the birthplace of American democracy: The United States started in Philadelphia.

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  8. Philly University coach Herb Magee earns 1,000th career winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Magee hit the milestone with the Rams' 80-60 win over Post on Saturday. He has won all 1,000 games over 48 seasons at the 3,600-student private Division II university in Philadelphia.

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  9. 2 dead, officer injured in South Philadelphia house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Star Tribune

    A police officer who rushed into the home in the city's Whitman section Thursday was taken to Temple University Hospital with non-life threatening burns.

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  10. Coastal storm brings messy mix of sleet, snow and rain to Northeast; slippery driving expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Residents of several major Northeast cities are experiencing a fast-moving coastal storm that is bringing a mix of sleet, rain and snow to areas along the busy Interstate 95 corridor this weekend. The snow that began falling in southeastern Pennsylvania and West Virginia late Friday had become rain and sleet in some areas by early Saturday, and the National Weather Service said Washington, D.C., Delaware and most of Maryland had rain.

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  11. Panel: Pennsylvania attorney general should face perjury, obstruction charges, 2 other countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Court documents released Wednesday show a grand jury has concluded there are reasonable grounds to charge Pennsylvania's top prosecutor with perjury, false swearing, official oppression and obstruction after an investigation into leaks of secret grand jury material. The records made public by the state Supreme Court say the grand jury's Dec. 18 presentment regarding Democratic Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been sent by the supervising judge to the district attorney in Montgomery County for any prosecution.

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  12. Police: Brothers stole $500,000 worth of sewer grates from Philadelphia suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Police say two brothers stole nearly $500,000 worth of sewer grates from the Philadelphia suburbs and sold them for scrap at pennies on the dollar. Brian and John Vetrulli Jr. were jailed Saturday in Montgomery County on charges of theft, conspiracy and receiving stolen property.

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  13. Metro victim remembered as woman of faith, familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Star Tribune

    In many ways, Carol Glover was like hundreds of thousands of Washington-area commuters who ride the nation's second-busiest rail system. Born in Washington, she spent more than 20 years working as a contractor for the federal government.

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  14. Storm expected to make roads slick in Ohio Valley, NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The work week is expected to get off to a slippery start as forecasters warn that a storm will bring freezing rain, sleet and snow from the Ozarks to New England. Poor driving conditions are expected through much of the day Monday as the storm moves northeastward from the mid-Mississippi Valley.

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  15. Barnes Foundation taps leader of Miami museum to serve as new president, executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The foundation houses a large collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist pieces by artists including Matisse, Renoir, Cezanne and Picasso. Collins has spent the past five years working in Florida as director of the Perez Art Museum Miami.

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  16. Transit officers help mother deliver baby on trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A pair of Philadelphia transit police officers rushed onto a downtown subway train on Christmas and helped make a special delivery: a baby boy. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Sgt.

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  17. On pope visit checklist: lots of communion wafersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Pope Francis' scheduled trip to Philadelphia is still nine months away, but planning for his first U.S. visit began months ago. Preparing for the event, predicted to draw more than 1 million people to the city, is an exhausting, multiagency effort.

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  18. Coroner: Suspect in slayings of ex-wife, 5 of her relatives killed self with drug combinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A man believed to have killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives earlier this month in the Philadelphia suburbs killed himself with a combination of drugs after the slayings, authorities said. Prosecutors and police said in a statement Tuesday evening that the Montgomery County coroner had determined that 35-year-old Bradley Stone died of "combined drug intoxication" involving an antidepressant and an anti-psychotic medication.

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  19. Ex-Marine's suicide ends rampage, manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Star Tribune

    An ex-Marine's suicide ended a violent rampage that left his ex-wife and five of her relatives dead a week after he lost a custody battle. Bradley Stone was found dead of self-inflicted stab wounds Tuesday following a killing spree in suburban Philadelphia.

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  20. Search intensifies for gunman who killed 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A woman who told neighbors she feared her ex-husband would kill her was among six people found fatally shot in three suburban Philadelphia homes, and her Marine veteran former husband was on the run. Suspect Bradley Michael Stone, 35, remained at large early Tuesday, causing one local school district to close schools as a precaution.

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