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news story

noun
1.
a news report of any length, usually presented in a straightforward style and without editorial comment.
Also called story.
Compare editorial, feature story (def 1).
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  • Just as in the fire story, the lead of any news story is the most important part.

  • Laura and I have just seen the first news story about our baby, and we're just sick about it.

    Get Out of Our Skies! E. K. Jarvis
  • “Just something in connection with a news story,” Penny reassured her.

    Signal in the Dark Mildred A. Wirt
  • She knew that a news story should, if possible, answer the questions: Who?

    Joan of the Journal Helen Diehl Olds
  • Sometimes a news story is written upon a pamphlet that was issued for advertising purposes—because there is some news in it.

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