Sample Spot News
Golden Gate Park layoffs
Note that the story is bigger than what's happening in one park, but the reporter focuses on one location, using details from this location to provide some context to help explain what is happening across the region.
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The combination of details about racing cars and details about the environment pull in readers who are interested about either subject. Note how the lead functions as a mystery; appropriately, that mystery is resolved within a few short paragraphs.
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