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Navigating our Site
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This region also remains constant throughout the site. In addition to organizing our content into sections (see top navigation), we also categorized our site's content into four separate specific groups - each with their own distinct content. This content is the same content found within the sections of the top navigational region however, it is organized differently in order to aid specific groups find their related content.
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About RSS News Feeds
Each news item includes the headline or title, a summary of the news article, and a link to the full text document found on the web site.
Instructions on adding a news feed to your News Reader or aggregator
Using your mouse, right click on the orange graphic. In the Microsoft I.E. browser select "copy shortcut" and in Netscape and Firefox browsers select "Copy Link Location" from the pop-up menu that appears. Launch your news aggregator or news reader application and paste the news feed URL into an "add new feed" window. Detailed instructions on how to add news feeds are included in the news reader application that you choose. When news items are published, your news reader/aggregator will let you know through a small pop-up window or other alert device. If you close your news reader/aggregator, you will not be advised of updates until the next time you open it. Unlike e-mail subscriptions, you are not required to provide personal information or an e-mail address to benefit from receiving news.
What is RSS?
Rich Site Summary (RSS), or otherwise known as Real Simple Syndication, is an XML-based format for content distribution in real time. Feeds will include the date, title, summary and a link to the full news article. If after reading a summary you want to view the full text, simply link to the full text document found on the web site.