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How the Stars editorial board works

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This story is part of the Star’s trust initiative, where, every week, we take readers behind the scenes of our journalism. This week, we focus on how the Star’s editorial board chooses its topics.A vital part of the Toronto Star is its editorial board — a team of writers and editors, who are separate from…

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How the Star covers breaking news

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How the Star covers breaking news

This story is part of the Star’s trust initiative, where, every week, we take readers behind the scenes of our journalism. This week, we focus on how the Star handles breaking news.Breaking is the lifeblood of any daily media outlet. The Star’s breaking desk features a dedicated team of reporters, editors and digital producers who…

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How the Star selects and tests recipes

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How the Star selects and tests recipes

This story is part of the Star’s trust initiative, where, every week, we take readers behind the scenes of our journalism. This week, we focus on how food writer Karon Liu selects and tests recipes until they’re perfect in the Star Test Kitchen.Karon Liu, the Toronto Star’s food writer, has many roles. A good half…

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Mayor Sadiq Khan Holds Vigil for Victims of the London Attack

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The chief of the US Embassy in London launched a thinly veiled attack on Donald Trump as he praised London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s leadership following the terror atrocity in London Bridge.Khan’s office responded with the statement: The mayor had “more important things to do than respond to Donald TrumpDonald TrumpLondon mayor on Trump tweets: “I…

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South Carolina AD begins search to replace baseball coach

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South Carolina AD begins search to replace baseball coach

Holbrook had been at SC since the 2009 season, serving as recruiting coordinator and associate head coach for four seasons before taking over as head coach after the 2012 season.Holbrook resigned following a meeting this week with SC athletics director (and former Gamecock baseball coach) Ray Tanner, who hired him as an assistant coach and…

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Iman honors late husband David Bowie on 25th wedding anniversary

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Iman honors late husband David Bowie on 25th wedding anniversary

David Bowie’s widow Iman remembered what would have been the couple’s 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday (06Jun17) by sharing a sweet photo of the pair online.On the one-year anniversary of Bowie’s death back in January, Iman shared another series of photos – stating that “the best thing about me is you”.The supermodel, 61, shared a…

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Three more Russians including Yulia Chermoshanskaya admit doping

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Three more Russians including Yulia Chermoshanskaya admit doping

Russia women’s team won gold at Beijing 2008 Olympics. Three more Russian athletes including a sprinter stripped of Olympic gold have admitted doping, the country’s tainted track and field body said on Wednesday. RusAF’s anti-doping coordinator said she hoped the athletes’ admission could help reinstate Russia, which has been barred from international track and field since…

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FBI’s James Comey defends Clinton email probe, but feels ‘nauseous’

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FBI’s James Comey defends Clinton email probe, but feels ‘nauseous’

Washington: FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday it would have been “catastrophic” to conceal his decision to reopen an investigation into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s emails just 11 days before the 2016 presidential election.In an appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Comey said it made him “nauseous” to think that his announcement on October 28…

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Long jump great Mike Powell slams record rewrite plans

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Long jump great Mike Powell slams record rewrite plans

Mike Powell said that proposals were “disrespectful, an injustice and a slap in the face”. Long jump world record-holder Mike Powell said plans to rewrite world records set before 2005 are “a slap in the face” and vowed today to fight the move. European Athletics has proposed that only world records that stand up to…

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Long jump great Mike Powell slams record rewrite plans

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Long jump great Mike Powell slams record rewrite plans

Mike Powell said that proposals were “disrespectful, an injustice and a slap in the face”. Long jump world record-holder Mike Powell said plans to rewrite world records set before 2005 are “a slap in the face” and vowed today to fight the move. European Athletics has proposed that only world records that stand up to…

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