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Headlines that need some help

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby jman111 » Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:57 pm

fennel wrote:
jman111 wrote:Well, it's not the headline that needs help, but the first paragraph:
Republicans abruptly shut off debate before a dramatic vote approving a bill that requires women seeking an abortion first have an abortion performed.

A WPR announcer repeated this on air this afteroon. I guess the language does seem plausible given what the Rs have been up to.

Be careful. Misquoting could get you ousted, I hear.
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby fennel » Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:23 pm

From the Isthmus: Citizen Dave: Scott Walker can be beat in 2014 ...

From Channel 3000: Mother accused of trying to kill children in court
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby snoqueen » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:22 pm

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby bdog » Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:12 am

Developer wrote Walker on buildings

Is there a new tagger in town?
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:11 pm

Police: Pedestrian hit, killed by vehicle identified

Witnesses were performing Cardio Cerebral Resuscitation on a pedestrian involved in the crash, according to the release. EMS took over, continued CCR and transported the victim to Stoughton Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead at 11:35 a.m.

Her name has not been released.
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby bdog » Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:30 pm


Believe it or not that's an improvement. Channel3000 originally identified the Stoughton victim as Andrea Maniss, the woman who was hit on East Wash. in Madison on Aug. 8th.
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Detritus » Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:38 pm

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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby talagaster » Tue Sep 17, 2013 1:37 pm

Chris Rickert: Tight-lipped union monkeys with Monkey Bar's good name
http://host.madison.com/#ixzz2fB0QxT6Y

CAN WE FIT THE WORD MONKEY IN THIS HEADLINE ONE MORE TIME?
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby O.J. » Tue Oct 29, 2013 3:20 pm

Slightly off topic, since this headline needs absolutely no help:

Britney Spears music is being used to scare off Somali pirates
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby jonnygothispen » Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:02 pm

talagaster wrote:Chris Rickert: Tight-lipped union monkeys with Monkey Bar's good name
http://host.madison.com/#ixzz2fB0QxT6Y

CAN WE FIT THE WORD MONKEY IN THIS HEADLINE ONE MORE TIME?
Tight-lipped union monkeys with alleged monkey business by Monkey Bar's Gymnasium...
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Madsci » Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:56 pm

Monkey see as monkey do tight-lipped union monkeys with alleged monkey business by Monkey Bar's Gymnasium.
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby narcoleptish » Tue Dec 17, 2013 11:55 am

Breathtaking aerial photograph of city goes viral in Madison.


http://host.madison.com/news/local/brea ... 963f4.html

It's a nice photo but it's not news. Especially top 4 stories news, as it's been since yesterday afternoon.

I wonder how many adults out there have gone up to another adult at work or wherever and said, "Did you see that photo of the city on twitter? Things gone viral!"

Actually, I don't want to know.
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby bdog » Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:00 pm

Man points gun at passenger during road rage incident

"Touch the radio again and I'll blow your head off"
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Big_Sister » Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:18 pm

Channel 3000 does it again:

Police: Man threatens woman who rear-ended him with bat

(THE REST OF THE STORY:)

35-year-old denied arming himself with bat to yell at woman, officials say

http://www.channel3000.com/news/police- ... index.html
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Re: Headlines that need some help

Postby Detritus » Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:52 pm

Big_Sister wrote:Channel 3000 does it again:

Police: Man threatens woman who rear-ended him with bat

(THE REST OF THE STORY:)

35-year-old denied arming himself with bat to yell at woman, officials say

http://www.channel3000.com/news/police- ... index.html

I would imagine that rear-ending someone with a bat would be significantly more effective than yelling at them with a bat. I mean, who could hear the yelling, aside from other bats?
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