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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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Midday Talkers

National News Promotables

Special Keywords

News and Content: Wednesday’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.

 

WEDNESDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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Daily Quiz: Principal Skinner's 'Simpsons' quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: HEAD BACK TO SPRINGFIELD WITH THIS QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

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

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Birthday Quiz: Catch the Spy Kids

ON-AIR TEASE: A FIERCELY CREATIVE DIRECTOR LEADS TODAY'S BIRTHDAY BUNCH.

HTML code for quiz:

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

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History Quiz: 'Black Hole' kills 100

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

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-232591" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIzMjU5MQ">

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

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Celeb Slideshow: Famous high school dropouts

ON-AIR TEASE: WHEN IT CAME TO GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL, SEVERAL BIG-NAME CELEBRITIES DIDN'T MAKE THE GRADE. VISIT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT THE STARS WHO DEFIED ONE IN A MILLION ODDS TO MAKE IT BIG WITHOUT A DIPLOMA.

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Daily List: 18 best states for 2018 summer road trips

ON-AIR TEASE: SUMMER IS THE PERFECT TIME TO HIT THE ROAD AND EXPLORE NEW PLACES. BUT WHAT STATES ARE THE BEST DESTINATIONS FOR YOUR NEXT AWESOME ROAD TRIP? VISIT _____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT WALLET HUB'S CHOICES FOR THE BEST STATES FOR A SUMMER ROAD TRIP THIS YEAR.

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On This Day: June 20

ON-AIR TEASE: LIZZIE BORDEN IS ACQUITTED OF GIVING HER MOTHER 'FORTY WHACKS,' THE U-S ARMY AIR FORCE IS FORMED, THE 'RED TELEPHONE' HOTLINE IS ESTABLISHED, AND 'LEAVE IT TO BEAVER' AIRS ITS FINAL EPISODE, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LOOK AHEAD JUNE 20:

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USPS issues Frozen Treat Forever stamps, the Service's first scratch-and-sniff stamps.

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World Refugee Day.

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Kim Kardashian West pop-up shop opens in Los Angeles.

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President Donald Trump holds 'Make America Great Again' campaign rally in Minnesota.

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Midday Talkers: June 19,  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:

Amazon's Alexa checks in to Marriott hotels

Does marijuana increase sexual desire?

NY man says receipt from restaurant told cooks to spit in food

Woodchucks responsible for missing flags at cemetery

Meghan and Harry attend Royal Ascot with the Queen

The women who campaigned to overturn Saudi Arabia's driving ban

5 great places to visit in July

Tiffany is giving cool a try. And it's working

Fujifilm sues Xerox for more than $1 billion over failed merger

Audi names new leader after CEO arrested

Japan seals historic win over 10-man Colombia

Some animals are better at predicting World Cup matches than you

TODAY'S MUST-SEE VIDEOS:

Runaway big rig crashes into home

Five sisters meet for first time after decades apart

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES:

1,469 immigrant boys, ages 10 to 17, housed in Texas shelter (update)

7:30 a.m., News and Content: June 19, 2018

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 title 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.

 

TUESDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Romancing the cake


HTML code for quiz (remember to put the < on the beginning of the code:iframe id="quizWidget-HTML code f 232590" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIzMjU5MA">

On-Air Tease: WEAR YOUR SAFARI HAT TO TODAY'S PARTY!

CELEB SLIDESHOW: Celebrity odd couples

On-Air Tease: WE ALL LOVE OUR CELEBRITIES, ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY PAIR UP. BUT SOMETIMES THEIR TASTES WHEN IT COMES TO MATTERS OF THE HEART CAN LEAVE US SCRATCHING OUR HEADS. JOIN US AT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT SOME CELEBRITY ODD COUPLES.

DAILY LIST: 15 things your feet say about your health

On-Air Tease: WITH SUMMER NEARLY HERE, YOU'RE LIKELY TO BE SHOWING OFF YOUR BARE FEET MORE AND MORE. WITH THAT IN MIND, DID YOU KNOW YOUR FEET CAN TELL YOU A LOT ABOUT YOUR HEALTH? VISIT _____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT FIFTEEN WARNING MESSAGES YOUR FEET MAY BE SENDING YOU ABOUT YOUR HEALTH.

HISTORY QUIZ: Lady Liberty arrives!

HTML code for quiz (remember to put the < on the beginning of the code:iframe id="quizWidget-HTML code f 232589" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIzMjU4OQ">

On-Air Tease: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!


QUIZ: Kick this 'Kill Bill: Vol. 1' quiz!

HTML code for quiz (remember to put the < on the beginning of the code:iframe id="quizWidget-HTML code f 228936" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIyODkzNg">

On-Air Tease: IT'S A ROARING RAMPAGE OF ... A QUIZ!

ON THIS DAY: June 19

On-Air Tease: THE FIRST OFFICIALLY RECORDED, ORGANIZED BASEBALL GAME IS PLAYED, THE STATUE OF LIBERTY'S PIECES ARRIVE IN NEW YORK HARBOR, FATHER'S DAY IS CELEBRATED FOR THE FIRST TIME, AND JULIUS AND ETHEL ROSENBERG ARE EXECUTED, ALL ON THIS DAY. 

LIVESTREAMS:

10 a.m. ET: House committee questions IG on 2016 election

Oversight of the FBI and DOJ actions in advance of the 2016 election with Michael Horowitz, Inspector General, Department of Justice.

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11 a.m. ET: Protesters march to El Paso to immigration rally

Protesters from New Mexico and Texas will march to the El Paso Processing Center and then rally for immigrant rights and against family separation.

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12:25 p.m. ET: Trump speaks at independent business celebration

President Donald Trump speaks at the National Federation of Independent Businesses 75th anniversary celebration.

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5:20 p.m. ET: Trump leaves White House for US Capitol

A stakeout for when President Donald Trump departs the White House en route to the U.S. Capitol to delivers remarks to the House Republican Conference.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Dow set to fall 325 points as trade war fears escalate

Trump to huddle with Republicans over immigration

Children, parents are separated at the border. Here's what we know

Here are some of the protests against family separation happening today

Sessions: Migrant children facilities not like Nazi Germany

US expected to disengage from UN's Human Rights Council

Number of refugees - 68 million - hits five-year high, UN says

52% of Americans satisfied with North Korea summit

Chadwick Boseman gives MTV award to Waffle House hero

Stocks in Asia sink as Trump ups the stakes in China trade fight

Grieving family heartbroken when deceased student is left out of yearbook

TODAY'S TALKERS:

See all the winners at the MTV Movie & TV Awards

Bus line employee tells passengers they have to be Americans to ride

$4,000 a minute pours in to help reunite immigrant families

Richmond school drops Confederate name in favor of Obama

Abramovich makes World Cup dreams come true for ill children

Paris is hosting a nude picnic, and everyone's invited

Macron tells teenager: 'Call me Mr. President'

World's oldest known Sumatran orangutan dies

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Flooding hits Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan

Girl gets help for mom with seizure

California officer, dispatcher help deliver baby

Ivanka, GOP raise millions for House

Coyote carries cat in mouth

Hawaii farmers work next to lava flow

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

TOP NEWS STORIES
Trump to huddle with Republicans over immigration
Children, parents are separated at the border. Here's what we know
Here are some of the protests against family separation happening today
Sessions: Migrant children facilities not like Nazi Germany
Dow set to fall 325 points as trade war fears escalate
US expected to disengage from UN's Human Rights Council
Number of refugees - 68 million - hits five-year high, UN says
52% of Americans satisfied with North Korea summit
Chadwick Boseman gives MTV award to Waffle House hero
Stocks in Asia sink as Trump ups the stakes in China trade fight
Grieving family heartbroken when deceased student is left out of yearbook

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES 
World Cup continues
Jay-Z named president of Puma Basketball 
Roger Federer back to No. 1 in the world
Father of Enes Kanter charged as member of terror group in Turkey
Alabama, Florida State offer scholarships to Kiyaunta Goodwin, 14

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES 
Update: Inside migrant detention centers
Immigration policy: What to know
MTV awards 
5 places to visit in July

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES 
Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too slow driver
Woodchucks to blame for missing veterans' flags
Riders rescued from stalled Superman coaster in Maryland
Michael Jackson's elephant briefly escapes zoo enclosure
Georgia grandmother strangles rabid bobcat to death with her bare hands
Man gets receipt telling cook to spit in his food
Police: Burglary suspect tries to escape on lawnmower with flat tire
Brides get the chance to carry pizza bouquet instead of flowers
Firefighters suspended for making porn at firehouse
 

June 19, 2018

10 a.m. ET: House committee questions IG on 2016 election -- OVER

Oversight of the FBI and DOJ actions in advance of the 2016 election with Michael Horowitz, Inspector General, Department of Justice.

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11 a.m. ET: Protesters march to El Paso to immigration rally -- OVER

Protesters from New Mexico and Texas will march to the El Paso Processing Center and then rally for immigrant rights and against family separation.

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12:25 p.m. ET: Trump speaks at independent business celebration -- OVER

President Donald Trump speaks at the National Federation of Independent Businesses 75th anniversary celebration.

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5 p.m. ET: Pompeo, Haley deliver remarks on UN Human Rights Council -- OVER

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and United Nations representative Nikki Haley deliver remarks to the press on the UN Human Rights Council.

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5:20 p.m. ET: Trump leaves White House for US Capitol -- OVER

A stakeout for when President Donald Trump departs the White House en route to the U.S. Capitol to delivers remarks to the House Republican Conference.

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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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