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a news report of any length, usually presented in a straightforward style and without editorial comment.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Students tried their hands at researching and writing a
about an important discovery.
Your comic timing may be worse than a wart hog's, but you can still read a short and provocative
or play a tape.
mentioning a professor's research is a small strut supporting our mission.
Let's also keep in mind that this is a big
because it's a rare occurrence.
In other words, he's looking for factors that determine how popular a
will be before it is even published.
People should be better informed, whether it be through school or a
about these people and their reindeer.
It was a first for such a major breaking
As you heard this morning, this is a good
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Nearby words for news story
newry and mourne