Headline With Upper Lower Caps And Relevant Keywords

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APTOPIX Obit Michael JacksonAll pictures should be under 1MB and in a 5×3 landscape aspect ratio like so… (900 px wide is preferable for optimal “sticky post” use)

[AP STORIES]

CITY — AP Stories always start with a dateline. Author’s name should be removed from body text. If story is more than a few paragraphs long, then related stories should be placed in-between paragraphs as follows. CITY slug should become CITY, ST. or CITY, COUNTRY if city is not commonly recognized throughout U.S.

RELATED: Related Stories Headlines Are Always Upper Lower, Bold, And Hyperlinked

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[AGGREGATED STORIES]

From Title Of Source:

[If locale not clear in headline:]

CITY — Begin with a paragraph or two summary in your own words

[If locale clear or irrelevant, as with an opinion piece]

Begin with a paragraph or two summary in your own words.

Aggregated stories are never quoted in full, placed in blockquotes, and always end with a link to the rest of the story offsite as follows…

Click here to read more.

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[COMPILATION STORIES]

Posts compiled from a variety of sources and linked together with original opinion or editorial should be formatted as follows.

Any aggregated text should be placed in blockquotes like so, and sourced like this. [Source: Name of Source]

When you shift back to an original thought and/or sentence, text is formatted regularly.

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[UPDATED STORIES]

If you update a story into a previously-posted version, you must create a new headline with the slug “UPDATE:”, and any new text should be placed above the older text.

If aggregating or quoting more than one paragraph from a previous story, you must use the following format:

From Title Of Source:

Aggregated text goes here.

If excerpting from another story, please link to the rest of the story offsite as follows

Click here to read more.

The new text should be separated from the older updates as follows…

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[12:32 p.m. — 1/1/2001] — OLDER HEADLINE GOES HERE IN BOLD

The older text goes here

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[ELEMENTS OF EVERY POST]

Every post should have at least two related stories, either posted in between paragraphs like so..

RELATED: Related Stories Headlines Are Always Upper Lower, Bold, and Hyperlinked

And/or listed at the end of a shorter post like so…

RELATED STORIES

 Related Stories Headlines Are Always Upper Lower, Bold, and Hyperlinked

Related Stories Headlines Are Always Upper Lower, Bold, and Hyperlinked

Every post should have at least one gallery within it (except for video posts, which have no lead photo or gallery…

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