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Contact the National Desk at national@lakana.com.

Troy Sepion is lead News and Content editor:
319-551-1950

tsepion@lakana.com


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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: Word Geek gets to the roots

ON-AIR TEASE: GET YOUR LATIN READY!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-256691" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1NjY5MQ">

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

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Birthday Quiz: The late, late cake

ON-AIR TEASE: A HARRY POTTER STAR AND A LATE NIGHT HOST CELEBRATE TODAY.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-257860" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1Nzg2MA">

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

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History Quiz: Fire! Fire!

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

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-257861" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1Nzg2MQ">

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

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Celeb Slideshow: Can you name these 20 male redhead celebs?

ON-AIR TEASE: IN HONOR OF 'HARRY POTTER' ACTOR RUPERT GRINT'S TWENTY-NINTH BIRTHDAY ON THURSDAY, WE'VE PICKED OUT SOME OF OUR FAVORITE MALE REDHEADED CELEBRITIES. DO YOU THINK YOU CAN MATCH THEIR NAMES TO THEIR FACES? VISIT ____.COM TO FIND OUT.

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Daily List: 10 big sugar shockers

ON-AIR TEASE: SUGAR IS IN JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING THESE DAYS, BUT IT'S STILL SURPRISING JUST HOW MUCH CAN BE FOUND IN SOME SEEMINGLY HEALTHY FOODS -- OR EVEN FOODS YOU KNOW HAVE SUGAR BUT ARE EVEN MORE SUGARY THAN YOU THOUGHT. VISIT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT TEN HIDDEN SUGAR BOMBS AS PRESENTED BY PREVENTION MAGAZINE.

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On This Day: Aug. 24

ON-AIR TEASE: THE WHITE HOUSE BURNS, POTATO CHIPS ARE INVENTED, JOHN LENNON'S ASSASSIN GOES TO PRISON AND PETE ROSE AGREES TO A BAN FROM BASEBALL, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LOOK AHEAD AUG. 24:

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Deadline for Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to deliver a report on his review into national monuments designations.

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Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium opens.

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National Waffle Day.

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Midday Talkers, Aug. 23, 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:

Woman born during last eclipse gives birth during Monday's eclipse

Mel B walks off 'America's Got Talent'

Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods threaten lawsuits over nude photos

High doses of vitamin B tied to lung cancer risk, study says

Rome's best restaurants for al fresco dining

Amazon eyes yet another industry: education

Dog stolen by woman's Tinder date

A guide to New York's Central Park

Charlottesville can't find enough fabric to cover Confederate statues

Clooneys make $1 million donation to fight hate groups

Verizon to offer 3 new unlimited data plans

Mariah Carey has 'always had low self-esteem'


TODAY'S MUST-SEE VIDEOS:

Satanist sues school district

Police: Man with cop fetish stalks woman


TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES:

Celebrity nude photo scandals (updated)

North Korea tensions since Trump took office (updated)

Afghanistan: 16 years and no end in sight

Amazon acquisitions, products and services (updated)

7:30 a.m., News and Content, Aug. 23, 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 PROMOTABLE FEATURES

Daily Quiz: Word Geek goes to math class

ON-AIR TEASE: TIME TO BONE UP ON YOUR MATH TERMINOLOGY!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-256692" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1NjY5Mg">

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

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Birthday Quiz: Three cheers!

ON-AIR TEASE: A SITCOM VETERAN CELEBRATES TODAY.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-257862" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1Nzg2Mg">

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

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History Quiz: Graduation day!

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

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-257863" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1Nzg2Mw">

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

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Celeb Slideshow: World's highest paid actors

ON-AIR TEASE: SUMMER MEANS MOVIES, BUT IT ALSO MEANS FORBES' ANNUAL RANKING OF THE WORLD'S HIGHEST PAID ACTORS. VISIT ____ DOT COM TO SEE WHICH BLOCKBUSTER LEADING MEN TOPPED THIS LIST THIS YEAR.

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Daily List: 15 American manners that are rude abroad

ON-AIR TEASE: SOME MANNERS AMERICANS TAKE FOR GRANTED ARE ACTUALLY FAUX PAS OVERSEAS. BUT HOW CAN YOU BE SURE NOT TO OFFEND WHILE TRAVELING ABROAD? VISIT _____ DOT COM TO FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH FIFTEEN AMERICAN MANNERS THAT ARE CONSIDERED RUDE ABROAD.

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On This Day: Aug. 23

ON-AIR TEASE: KING GEORGE GETS FED UP WITH THE REBELLING COLONIES, A SILENT FILM LEGEND PASSES AWAY, THE EARTH IS READY FOR ITS CLOSEUP AND AN EARTHQUAKE JOLTS D-C, ALL ON THIS DAY.

 

LIVESTREAMS:

TBD

 

TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

3 dead as Typhoon Hato lashes Macau, Hong Kong

Trump berates 'sick' news media in fresh tirade

Trump to speak in Nevada Wednesday

Trump: We'll probably end up killing NAFTA 'at some point'

Clapper: Trump speech 'downright scary and disturbing'

Police spray tear gas at protesters following Trump's Phoenix rally

Tillerson sees possible pathway to dialogue with North Korea


TODAY'S TALKERS:

Why you shouldn't schedule anything important for 2 p.m.

ESPN takes Robert Lee off UVA game

Martian snow and diamond rain


TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Police deploy gas after Trump rally in Phoenix

Powerball grows to $700 million

Police use tear gas on Trump protesters

30 sickened in Arkansas restaurants

Louisiana officials discuss flooding

University of Iowa reports racist graffiti

Wednesday, August 23

TOP NEWS STORIES

3 dead as Typhoon Hato lashes Macau, Hong Kong

Missouri governor invokes rarely used law, execution halted

Trump berates 'sick' news media in fresh tirade

Trump to speak in Nevada Wednesday

Trump: We'll probably end up killing NAFTA 'at some point'

Clapper: Trump speech 'downright scary and disturbing'

Police spray tear gas at protesters following Trump's Phoenix rally

In memoir excerpts, Clinton speaks on 2016 campaign

Tillerson sees possible pathway to dialogue with North Korea

New North Korea photos reveal hidden details of missile program

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES

ESPN takes Robert Lee off UVA game

Cavs, Celtics make blockbuster trade involving Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas official

Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods threaten legal action over hacked nude photos

Donald Trump got Super Bowl ring from Patriots owner Robert Kraft

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES

Update: North Korea tensions

Update: Amazon acquisitions

College football teams ranked for happiness

Automakers eyeing electric market

Update: Truck spills

Update: Celeb nude photo scandals

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES

In Japan, robot-for-hire programmed to perform Buddhist funeral rites

To E or not to E - USC didn't in spelling Shakespeare's name

Bourbon, pizzas and now spaghetti sauce cover Arkansas roads

Pittsburgh police, FBI looking for wig-wearing bank robber

Saudi police detain teenage boy for dancing in the street

Mom born during eclipse gives birth during eclipse

Red-heads get free entry to zoo on World Orangutan Day

You can now buy cough-drop flavored Kit Kats in Japan

Devil worshiper files lawsuit against schools

Chuck E. Cheese’s removing animatronics band

Police: Man steals EM fire truck, crashes into river bank

LIVESTREAMS: Aug. 23

2 p.m. ET: Trump gives remarks in Nevada - OVER

THE PRESIDENT gives remarks to the National Convention of the American Legion and signs the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act

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