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Contact the National Desk at national@lakana.com.

Kaitlyn Walsh is lead News and Content editor:
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National News Promotables

Special Keywords

News and Content: Thursday's promotables; News preview

 

Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and interactives.

 

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our IB preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the COID provided and then search out the URL for your site.

 

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

THURSDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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Daily Quiz: Indulge your sweet tooth

ON-AIR TEASE: TAKE A SNACK BREAK WITH THIS QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-260555" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI2MDU1NQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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Birthday Quiz: Out of this world

ON-AIR TEASE: A TV AND MOVIE ALIEN CELEBRATES TODAY.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-280933" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4MDkzMw">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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History Quiz: Monday, bloody Monday

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-280934" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4MDkzNA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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Celeb Slideshow: Celebrity couples who met on set

ON-AIR TEASE: IF YOU'RE A BIG HOLLYWOOD A-LISTER, WHO HAS TIME TO DATE? PERHAPS THAT WHY SO MANY CELEBRITIES FIND ROMANCE WHILE ON THE SET? JOIN US AT ____.COM FOR A LOOK AT JUST SOME OF THE CELEBRITY COUPLES WHO STARTED UP RELATIONSHIPS AFTER MEETING FOR THE FIRST TIME ON THE SET.

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Daily List: 10 health benefits of napping

ON-AIR TEASE: NAPS AREN'T JUST FOR KIDS ANY MORE. TAKING NAPS, EVEN IF THEY ARE ONLY FIFTEEN TO THIRTY MINUTES IN LENGTH, CAN HAVE SOME SURPRISING HEALTH BENEFITS. VISIT _____.COM TO SEE TEN BENEFITS YOU'RE MISSING IF YOU GO NAPLESS.

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On This Day: Oct. 19

ON-AIR TEASE: THE FIRST DISCO OPENS, THE UNITED STATES SLAPS AN EMBARGO ON CUBA, MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR IS ARRESTED AT AN ATLANTA SIT-IN, AND SADDAM HUSSEIN GOES ON TRIAL, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LOOK AHEAD OCT. 19:

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Former President Barack Obama campaigns with gubernatorial candidates Phil Murphy in New Jersey and Ralph Northam in Virginia.

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Screen print of Michael Jackson by Andy Warhol expected to sell for up to $150,000 at auction.

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30th anniversary of Black Monday.

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Guide Dog Foundation hosts “Dogs on the Catwalk” fashion show.

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“Great ShakeOut” earthquake drills.

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Google releases new Pixel 2 smartphone.

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Midday Talkers, Oct. 18, 2017

NOTE: If you make copies of content, please remember that you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

Also please note the difference between odd news and talkers:

  • Odd news includes stories that may be weird, strange or bizarre. (E.g. Man named Bacon arrested in sausage dispute.)
  • Talkers include stories that may be trending or causing buzz, but may not be strange. Talkers also may contain sensitive topics that may be inappropriate under odd news. (E.g. Dad punishes son by making him carry rock for miles.)

TODAY'S TALKERS:

What does future hold for fitness tracker technology?

Oprah rules out run for public office

Kevin Smith to donate Weinstein project residuals to women's nonprofit

Goodell: NFL didn't ask players to commit to standing for anthem

The ultimate trip: Around the world in style

Tommy Hilfiger making clothes easier to wear for people with disabilities

Woman runs full marathon in heels, sets record

Google to build a futuristic neighborhood in Toronto

Ford recalls 1.3 million F-series pickups

Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka'oir tie the (diamond-studded) knot

Demi Lovato opens up in new documentary

 

TODAY'S MUST-SEE VIDEOS:

Sessions: There has been an erosion of law

5-year-old's grave marker repossessed over payment dispute

Rooting out the remnants of ISIS in Raqqa

 

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES:

Trump's travel ban: A timeline (updated)

Notable recalls of 2017 (updated)

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7:30 a.m., News and Content, Oct. 18, 2017

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NATIONAL NEWS PROMOTABLES

Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and interactives.

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our IB preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the COID provided and then search out the URL for your site.

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

Today's promotables:

Daily Quiz: Science fiction authors quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: YOU'LL TRAVEL TO WORLDS UNKNOWN WITH THIS ONE!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-288045" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4ODA0NQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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Birthday Quiz: Happy go-lucky

ON-AIR TEASE: TODAY'S QUIZ WILL BE JUMPED BY A FLAMING MOTORCYCLE.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-280935" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4MDkzNQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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History Quiz: Mason, meet Dixon

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-280937" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4MDkzNw">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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Celeb Slideshow: Celebrities who were high school classmates

ON-AIR TEASE: EVERYBODY COMES FROM SOMEWHERE, AND THAT INCLUDES CELEBRITIES. SOME EVEN WANDERED THE SAME HIGH SCHOOL HALLWAYS TOGETHER BACK IN THEIR HOMETOWNS. VISIT _____ FOR A LOOK AT SOME STARS WHO WERE ONCE HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATES.

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Daily List: 10 hottest hipster housing markets in America

ON-AIR TEASE: LOOKING TO GET OUT OF TOWN PERMANENTLY BUT NOT AS EAGER TO PART WITH YOUR ARTISANAL COFFEE, AVOCADO TOAST OR INDIE RECORD STORE? LUCKY FOR YOU, REALTOR DOT COM AND YELP COMBINED TO RANK THE COUNTRY'S HOTTEST HOUSING MARKETS FOR HIPSTERS. VISIT ____ DOT COM TO SEE WHICH HIP HOUSING MARKETS TOPPED THE LIST.

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On This Day: Oct. 18

ON-AIR TEASE: HERMAN MELVILLE'S MASTERPIECE IS PRINTED, THE U-S TAKES POSSESSION OF ALASKA AND PUERTO RICO, AND REGGIE JACKSON GOES DEEP THREE TIMES IN THE WORLD SERIES, ALL ON THIS DAY.


 

LIVESTREAMS:

10 a.m. ET: Sessions Senate Judiciary hearing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heads to Capitol Hill for a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Trump: Dem 'totally fabricated' his remarks to soldier's widow

Cruz, Sanders to debate tax reform in CNN town hall

CNN poll: Most Americans oppose Trump's tax reform plan

Second judge rules against Trump's travel ban

Security guard shot by Las Vegas gunman breaks silence

Sessions set for Senate grilling

 

TODAY'S TALKERS:

Officers fired after removal of United passenger

Kaepernick's attorney: We will have a smoking gun

Parents upset with school's handling of racist message

 

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Arizona 9-year-old boy saves family dog from house fire

Surveillance video shows Twin Cities mosque bombing

Missing veteran's ex-husband arrested

Body believed to belong to missing teacher

Confederate clothing stirs controversy in Mississippi school

Delaware mom accused of drowning son, stepson

Wednesday, October 18

TOP NEWS STORIES
Trump: Dem 'totally fabricated' his remarks to soldier's widow
Cruz, Sanders to debate tax reform in CNN town hall
CNN poll: Most Americans oppose Trump's tax reform plan
Second judge rules against Trump's travel ban
Security guard shot by Las Vegas gunman breaks silence
Sessions set for Senate grilling
Malaysia Airlines loses another CEO 

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES
Jason Day: 'I didn't want to play after my mum's cancer diagnosis'
NFL meeting again today 
MLB playoffs
Gordon Hayward suffers leg injury in Boston Celtics debut
Ezekiel Elliott's 6-game suspension again put on hold 
Rick Pitino suing Adidas amidst NCAA recruiting scandal

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES
Update: Travel ban 
Update: Tax reform
Update: Airline snafus 
Update: Obamacare timeline 
World's best airport swimming pools 
Luxury trips that take you around the world 
Forbes richest people
Update: Notable recalls 

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES
NY police round up unusual suspect: young bull on soccer field
Detroit-area man arrested with doughnuts
NJ newspaper lands easy scoop: Corvette crashes into its office
Ohio man vows he's penniless in court; deputies find $4K on him
Tennessee woman sets world record for marathon in high heels
Baltimore workers remove 'fatberg' of grease from sewer pipe
 

LIVESTREAMS:  Oct. 18

10 a.m. ET: Sessions Senate Judiciary hearing (OVER)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heads to Capitol Hill for a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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12:30 p.m. ET: Roger Goodell holds press conference at NFL owners' meeting (OVER)

Commissioner Roger Goodell holds a press conference at the second day of the NFL owners' meeting in New York.

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2:00 p.m. ET: White House holds media briefing (OVER)

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders holds a media briefing.

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