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News budget for April 9 paper

Here’s what’s making news so far today and what’s headed for Monday’s paper.

Note we’re taking up two story spots on the front page for Easter service coverage. Did you attend a service Easter morning? Where?

Let us know if anything’s happening where you are, or if you have any questions on anything you see here.


off-lede strip: Wire on unusual goings-on at the Masters. Maybe a hold-to-front alt form. (sports)

LEAD (vertical): SOLAR0408 — 24 — pa. sunshine program offered rebates for residents willing to install solar panels on their homes. in its first year, more than 1,000 rebates were given out. as of aug. 2011, the rebate was in a “waiting period” due to budget cuts. where is the rebate now? is it even available? (reighart) EDITED
SOLARSIDE0408: 5 inches, with online refer: If you are interested in installing solar panels on your home, there are a few things to consider first.
SOLARBOX0408: 5 inches. The timeline for passing House Bill 1580 is short.

take up two slugs MAIN ART: SLUG: SON0409 — 7-8 — alt form from John and Paul’s tweeting during a sunrise Easter service. (staff) EDITED
Art: New, two by Paul
Online pieces: live tweeted by Paul and John, Storified by Emileigh at 8 a.m., tweeted, Facebook
w/SLUG: BILL0409 — 13.5 — York Christian Church is giving each of its congregants a $5 bill today and encouraging them to “pay it forward” in the community. Interesting idea on Easter. (Hilton) EDITED
Art: New, two by Paul
Breakouts: one
Online pieces: Posted, Twitter, Facebook

SLUG: MAS0409 — 9.5 — To help parents get their kids up-to-date on the vaccinations they have to have for school, the state Department of Health has planned vaccine clinics. How many students are still under-vaccinated, by the way? We give you hard numbers from several districts. (Mason) EDITED
Breakouts: one
Online pieces: Set to post 6 a.m. Monday

MAIN ART: SLUG: PARK0409 — 15 — West York PD’s plan to cut down on vandalism at its community park. Are there really alarms that only people between the ages of 13 and 25 can hear? How is the problem affecting park users and the community? (LeFever) EDITED
Art: New, four available
Breakouts: one
Online pieces: Posted Saturday night

SLUG: PRIZE0409 — 11.5 — A New Freedom man co-founded a company which just was named one of the winners of a contest by Staples and he won $50,000 in prizes ($40,000 in advertising for his company and $10,000 in cash). It’s a cool story. (Wislock) FILED
Art: two submitted (one cutline)
Breakouts: one
Online pieces: Posted at X:XX a.m., Twitter, Facebook, video, link to blogs, links to previous stories, post to cluster papers, Storify, Cover it Live, live tweet/blog, share with JRC, email alert


—- Frank Bodani’s Monday column on Lee Rubin, if we can find it.

—- BEARS0409: Hershey Bears host Connecticut, in their final home game of the season, 5 p.m. (LDN)

—- Final round of the Masters. (Wire)

—- MLB: Twins at Orioles, 1:35 p.m. (Wire)

—- MLB: Phillies at Pirates, 1:35 p.m. (Wire)

—- NHL playoff schedule should be released. (Wire)

MAIN ART: TULIPS0409 — Now’s the time you can buy some tulips and do creative things with them (wire)
Art: from MCT

SLUG: MIK0409 — Mike Argento column

SLUG: JOINTT0409 — Teen Takeover call for applications