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LEADS Five Ws and an H (or, finding a lead by emphasizing the most important news element): 1. WHO: President Clinton will visit Cuba next week at the request of Caricom nations. 2. WHAT: Lightning struck the upper deck at Wrigley Field last night while the Cubs were playing in San Francisco. 3. WHERE: The Emerson and Towanda intersection is officially the most dangerous crossing in Bloomington, according to the Illinois Bureau of Transportation. 4. WHY: Because she could correctly spell "ostentatious," Lisa Wheeler will go to the state Spelling Bee finals. 5. HOW: By hitting his 50th home run last night for the fourth year, Chicago
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Unformatted text preview: Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa etched his name in the baseball record books alongside Babe Ruth and Mark McGwire. What is the focus of the following leads and what kind of leads are each: U.S. stock futures pointed to strong gains for Wall Street on Tuesday on hopes that European authorities will agree to a fresh bailout for Greece, while commodity prices got a lift from a weaker dollar. Civil lawsuits filed by four men accusing the Georgia pastor of one of the nation's most influential black churches of sexual abuse have been resolved, according to representatives for both sides....
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