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Contact the National Desk at national@lakana.com.

Aaron T. Rose is lead News and Content editor:
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National News Promotables

Special Keywords

News and Content: Monday'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.

 

MONDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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QUIZ:  Black History Month music quiz

HTML code for quiz:

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On-Air Tease:

IT'S WAY MORE THAN JUST MOTOWN!

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Stop dancing!

HTML code for quiz:

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On-Air Tease:

AN OLD INTERNET MEME MIGHT SHOW UP TO TODAY'S PARTY.

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HISTORY QUIZ: Napoleon stands tall.

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On-Air Tease:

WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

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ON THIS DAY: February 26

On-Air Tease:

THE GRAND CANYON BECOMES A NATIONAL PARK, MICHAEL JACKSON'S 'THRILLER' ALBUM HITS NUMBER ONE, A TRUCK BOMB EXPLODES UNDER THE WORLD TRADE CENTER, AND TEENAGER TRAYVON MARTIN IS SHOT AND KILLED, ALL ON THIS DAY.  

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DAILY LIST: 8 ways to lower your blood pressure

On-Air Tease:

FEBRUARY MARKS AMERICAN HEART MONTH. WITH THAT IN MIND, VISIT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT EIGHT SIMPLE WAYS TO LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE AND WORK TOWARD AVOIDING A HEART ATTACK OR STROKE.

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CELEB SLIDESHOW:  Femal stars who have rocked short haircuts

On-Air Tease:

SHORT HAIR IS IN FOR HOLLYWOOD'S BIGGEST FEMALE STARS AND HAS BEEN FOR SOME TIME. WHETHER THEY CHOPPED OFF THEIR LOCKS FOR A ROLE OR JUST FOR A FRESH LOOK, VISIT ___ DOT COM TO TAKE A LOOK AT SOME CELEBRITIES WHO HAVE ROCKED SHORTER HAIR DOS LATELY.

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Midday Talkers, Feb. 23,  2018

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:

Enterprise car rental ends NRA partnership

Florida House passes bill requiring 'In God We Trust' display on school grounds

New Jersey archdiocese defending 'Nighty-night, baby' tweet

BMW plans to build electric Minis in China

Trump on his hair: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks'

Police free kitten stuck in garbage disposal

'Sex and the City's' Jason Lewis is 'Team SJP' in the Kim Cattrall spat

Stephen Fry reveals he has prostate cancer

Trump: Parkland deputy 'didn't have the courage'

'Simpsons' showrunner slams Ted Cruz for saying characters are Republicans

After Parkland, Steyer pledges $1M to register high schoolers to vote

Consumer Reports: Chevy Bolt is best small green car

Kenya's only ice hockey team aims for Beijing Olympics

Mary J. Blige, Common set to perform at Oscars ceremony

TODAY'S MUST-SEE VIDEOS:

Trump: Deputy at Parkland shooting 'didn't have the courage'

Police: Megan Markle is victim of possible hate crime

Trump jokes about his bald spot

Olympics fuel speculation of US-North Korea talks

Townhome management requiring pets to get DNA test

 

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES:

War and misery in Syria

2018 PyeongChang Olympics - Day 14

Conservatives rally at annual CPAC (update)

7:30 a.m., News and Content, Feb. 23, 2018

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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 LAKANA 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.

 

QUIZ:  Harlem Renaissance quiz

HTML code for quiz:

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On-Air Tease:

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THIS VIBRANTLY CREATIVE PERIOD?

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Big Dakota party

HTML code for quiz:

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On-Air Tease:

ONE OF HOLLYWOOD'S HOTTEST YOUNG STARS CELEBRATES TODAY.

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HISTORY QUIZ: Siege of the Alamo begins

HTML code for quiz:

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On-Air Tease:

WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

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ON THIS DAY: February 23

On-Air Tease:

SPENCER TRACY WINS THE FIRST BACK-TO-BACK BEST ACTOR OSCARS, U-S MARINES PLANT THE AMERICAN FLAG AT IWO JIMA, AND SANTANA CLEANS UP AT THE GRAMMYS, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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DAILY LIST: Top all-time Olympics medal winners

On-Air Tease:

WITH THE TWENTY-EIGHTEEN WINTER OLYMPICS NEARLY OVER, JOIN US FOR A LOOK AT WHICH ATHLETES RANK AMONG THE MOST WINNINGEST OLYMPIC ATHLETES OF ALL TIME, INCLUDING ONE WHO BROKE THE ALL-TIME WINTER OLYMPICS MEDAL MARK WITH HER PERFORMANCE IN PYEONGCHANG.  

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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 _____  DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT SOME STARS WHO WERE ONCE HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATES.  

LIVESTREAMS:

8:30 a.m. ET: CPAC conference

8:35am Secs. Rick Perry and Ryan Zinke

10:05am President Trump speaks

11:55am Kellyanne Conway and Linda McMahon

12:30pm FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

1:35pm Ronna McDaniel

3:35pm Nigel Farage

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10:05 a.m. ET: Trump CPAC speech

President Donald Trump addresses the CPAC Conference.

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10:30 a.m. ET: Gov. Rick Scott/school safety

Florida Gov Rick Scott presser to "announce his action plan to make major changes to help keep Florida students safe, including school safety improvements and keeping guns away from individuals struggling with mental illness.

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2 p.m. ET: Trump/Turnbull joint press conference

Pres. Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull hold a joint presser.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Democrats take gun control demands to suburban House races

Thomas, conservatives impatient at Supreme Court's inaction on 2nd Amendment

Trump will address CPAC for second time as President

Florida shooting: Bullets flew for 4 minutes as armed deputy waited outside

With mixed emotions, teachers head back to Stoneman Douglas High

Turpin parents, accused of torturing children, to appear in court

Students to return to school, site of massacre, Wednesday

Texas spares death row inmate's life minutes before execution

Sources: Mueller probe stymies Kushner's security clearance

States band together to take action on gun violence

TODAY'S TALKERS:

Townhome management requiring pets to get DNA test

Trudeau's India trip, mired in controversy, ends with a hug

It's getting more expensive to buy a home

Do rubber bands put US jobs at risk?

New findings paint Neanderthals as artists

Quincy Jones sorry for his lack of filter in two viral interviews

 

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

WH: Teachers should be armed

Broward County restricts deputies

Police charge father with son’s death

Meet the woman in every airport

 

Friday, February 23

TOP NEWS STORIES
Trump will address CPAC for second time as president
Trump to announce new North Korea sanctions
Florida shooting: Bullets flew for 4 minutes as armed deputy waited outside
With mixed emotions, teachers head back to Stoneman Douglas High
Students to return to school, site of massacre, Wednesday
Turpin parents, accused of torturing children, to appear in court
Texas spares death row inmate's life minutes before execution
Democrats take gun control demands to suburban House races
Thomas, conservatives impatient at Supreme Court's inaction on 2nd Amendment
Sources: Mueller probe stymies Kushner's security clearance

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES
North, South Korea to discuss taking part in Paralympics
Germany beat Canada in huge ice hockey upset at Winter Olympics 
Switzerland beats Canada in men's curling
US men face Canada in curling, winner advances to play for gold
Team USA to compete for curling gold
Drexel overcomes 34-point deficit to beat Delaware in largest comeback in DI history
Federal documents detail sweeping potential NCAA violations involving high-profile players, schools

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES
2018 PyeongChang Olympics - Day 14
Update: Odd, extravagant, expensive items for sale
CPAC

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES
Officials: Trolley driver paid man $2K to attack him on job 
Indiana men go wakeboarding in flooded parking lot
Atlanta airport jokingly offers flights to 'Wakanda' 
Pennsylvania police rescue cat stuck in garbage disposal
Luxury designer's clear plastic shopping bag selling for $590
New Jersey archbishop tweets 'Nighty-night, baby. I love you'
Man chugs bottle of ketchup to set Guinness World Record
Forgot about that joint? Las Vegas airport lets people dump pot


 

LIVESTREAMS:  Feb. 24, 2018

9:40 a.m. ET: LIVE: CPAC hosts speakers

Anticipated speakers:

9:40 a.m. Sebastian Gorka

1:35 p.m. Director Mick Mulvaney

3:35 p.m. House Intel Chair Devin Nunes

3:35 p.m. Nigel Farage

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Winter Olympics 2018 

The Olympics are officially underway in PyeongChang and will run through the closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Reminder that all Olympic content will be published not only with the Olympics publishing category, but also with the keyword #olympics2018 attached.

Event schedule (all times CT):

Friday, Feb. 23:

Cross-country skiing, men's 50km mass start classic (11 p.m.-2:05 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal

Snowboard, women/men's parallel giant slalom finals (11:30-11:45 p.m.)
U.S. did not have any entrants in women's event and the only two competitors in men's event did not qualify for the final.


Saturday, Feb. 24:

Curling, men's gold medal (12:35-3:55 a.m.)
USA vs. Sweden

Speed skating, women/men's mass start (5-7:40 a.m.)
Heather Bergsma (USA) won bronze at 2017 worlds and Joey Mantia is current world champion for the men. Mia Manganello and Brian Hansen also competing for U.S.

Curling, women's bronze medal (5:05-8 a.m.)
Great Britain vs. Japan

Men's hockey bronze medal game (6:10-9 a.m.)
Czech Republic vs. Canada

Curling, women's gold medal match (6:05-9:25 p.m.)
Sweden vs. South Korea

Bobsleigh, 4-man heat 3 & 4 (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
U.S. teams are in ninth, 20th and 21st position after first two heats, so most likely out of medal contention.

Figure skating gala exhibition (6:30-9 p.m.)

Men's hockey gold medal game (10:10 p.m.-1 a.m.)
OAR vs. Germany

Sunday, Feb. 25:

Cross-country skiing, women's 30km mass start classic (12:15-2:20 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal, more likely Norway sweep

Closing ceremony (5-7 a.m.)

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