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Friday roundup: Glimpse of terror pipeline, apartment tower approved, waterfront's glory days

Posted by: James Eli Shiffer under Local business, People and neighborhoods, Politics and government, Public safety Updated: October 26, 2012 - 10:00 AM
The Abubakar As-Siddique Islamic Center in South <a href=Minneapolis is one place the recruits met in 2007-2008. (photo by Richard Tsong-Taatarii)" />

The Abubakar As-Siddique Islamic Center in South Minneapolis is one place the recruits met in 2007-2008. (photo by Richard Tsong-Taatarii)

Minneapolis janitor's trial exposes trail of terror recruiting: In an exclusive interview, an FBI agent sheds more light on the intricate plotting between figures in Somalia and Minnesota. (Allie Shah and Dan Browning) Also this week, Browning reports, a Minneapolis man considered a key terrorist recruiter was jailed Wednesday amid disclosure that another young Twin Cities man may have returned to Somalia to fight with Al-Shabab.

36-story apartment tower to rise near Loring Park: Twin Cities builders are in the midst of their best October in nearly a decade, as developers ramp up apartment construction and housing inventories fall. (Jim Buchta)

Revisit the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam, back in the day when it was built, thanks to the Star Tribune photo archives.

Lowry Avenue Bridge to open Saturday with a flourish (Tim Harlow)

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