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standfirst

(ˈstændˌfɜːst)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) journalism an introductory paragraph in an article, printed in larger or bolder type or in capitals, that summarizes the article
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The team behind this colossal event are calling for all professional performers, budding actors or just people who simply want to be involved in scaring the bejesus out of the Standfirst thousands of guests expected each night, to come and audition.
Standfirst St Mirren FC is a club with a proud tradition and a history to match.
Standfirst: Greiner Packaging's production plant in Northern Ireland is helping a local college cut its 40,000 [pounds sterling] annual heating bill by donating waste heat from its compressors and its process cooling installation.
Pity the sender left this message where the standfirst should've gone: "The old boiler plate is still being used in all new releases I see - we changed it from the media round table, please use that one."
Standfirst style like this with only author's name picked out in MYRIAD PRO BLACK CONDENSED CAPS like this Just 15 miles from South America's coast, the island is just outside the hurricane belt and receives yearround sunshine and cooling trade winds, making it one of the most temperate of the Caribbean islands - the average temperature is 28 degrees C!
Standfirst: Middle East enterprises are slowly warming to the promise of cloud computing and are beginning to implement services in specific pockets of IT.
Regrettably, Yanpet wasagain wrongly mentioned in the standfirst and in the first two paras when thereference should have been to Natpet.
Standfirst from the story inside - page x Last night Birmingham reggae legends UB40 played a gig to a local crowd the size of which they probably haven't seen since they formed in the late Seventies.
STANDFIRST Councillor Ian Maher, Cabinet Member for Regeneration at Sefton Council and NewHeartlands Board Member, adds: "The Homes and Communities Agency''s continued investment in the NewHeartlands Pathfinder area is a positive sign of the continuing success of the programme in Sefton.
While these are critical metrics, the reality for any business is that a balanced cash flow is an equally important indicator of wellbeing because cash pays the monthly bills, covers the payroll and can be invested back into the business to support expansion.To avoid the perils of uneven cash flow, small-business owners simply need to keep five basics in mind to measure, monitor and manage the cash that moves in and out of their business.Know Where You StandFirst, know exactly where you stand with a cash flow statement.
Yes, yes, I know this pair never played the same characters, but read the bit in the standfirst again about some of this being imaginary.