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Colorado Springs Gazette (Newspaper) - December 5, 1999, Colorado Springs, Colorado Sunday. Decembers 1999 the gaze he a5 i Auncy of i Atlef w ticked a Taui wily to Ltd ii. They said Nioaka the front Unge a hard news Nials the news est maps in tip paper Fehrn we thought kit that we thought about How Page layout plays into that concept we made a decision put the Best Story of the Day Tho very top of the Page. To dec situate the news. But to do that we needed to create a nameplate that Boot allowed that expression but abm created a Strong visual identity for the powr. Our design team created the vertical Flag that you see which allows the news to dominate the top of the Page. We tried to the Peak in that vertical space but did work visually. Also we knew that after a period the Namel late becomes invisible to readers eyes. So Why command such valuable a Pace aft some hit other than tip Best news of the Dayt a secret As an Experiment we removed the mountains for a week lady last a Pring. Nobody called us my Tot Ait. A the g tries to achieve Many things. tries to Oniate a visual stamp or the that to Mittal Zette dominate the Uga Iuit flir to our readers since stand a Plum the new Gazette made its debut a rate heard from hundreds of readers. The tiv Luis been a Mounton of reaction so to speak changes. We be heard a great Deal of criticism As Well to a generous be Lotic of Praise. As we be read the emails letters and reports from tto phone Calls we be noticed that several questions pop of 6on-Sistentijr. Here is a collection of answers to some of themo8it& common questions. We continue to want to hear Back from you. 8iemasmith.&mr Burnim Fiaai my Wili twdb9cfcflo�atlb,c m Caus Lea Faig Annir Hooie of can the to fit a Sott of Myric with Oak a a in nifty decorator Ries. The goal of the change is to create a be wept with More depth Contact and substance throughout. We be added space and. Special contort throughout the paper to achieve this. a Sui iday Leech Section a your the which runs on the Back of saturday business and the Back of sunday tech a daily pages amp nation an local state a sunday focus Page a daily Page 2 calendars a connect cd urn daily on metro sports and business a personal finance Page which runs on the Back of wednesday business. A we we an my in Huriy. Asti no fest. Isth 0ifi i. Jim is Tom a. Today in history runs daily the Bottom Rotthe world 4 Kation Page Init Fdl a Section. Lotto Mitt Bottom Enot As. Back pages Mai daily m the Bot torn of the local amp state Page inside Metw. And popular columnist Jerome Davis will return to the Metto cover on that Rodax and will appear approximately every two Edca. A. Com sect be Umas on metro sports and business use the ii formation Rich internet As a source of news. Connect writers and editors mine the internet for news that available nowhere else As Wal As help readers navigate and use the internet More end Kitty. But readers need not to go to the web to be informed by connect. fax your Resuma to 972-431-1544jmie a a a mimis Mimi ail my in Tilk ii a Nib to m a Mim a Stiyf my. Cd Stom decorating of Aasc Jan Moconi our link thi past the color is Modt did after Terra Cotta that s abundant la natural cobra palette. The ted Racks of the Garden of the oods were our inspiration out Tom pigs Ink i Siv Ai we in working on a solution that would help make the front Page stand out from the rest of the paper. Readers should see improvement in the next Days. A. A forms ton a. Last sunday s a2 weather package did not fulfil readers in formation needs. That was a Blun tit. We fixed quickly but not enough. We re going to revamp the whole thing give More room and add More statistics and information. Also you May have noticed the daily weather Blurb is Back on the front be. s the very Bottom on the left. Q. My is i mid to. . 1�8ll8blliniors".1>lll sir. Lands a much of the Content Confair Sion that s occurred in the Gazette this past week has been the result of some pretty najor computer meltdowns and to Nical problems in the newsroom a not a satisfying answer but the truth. Horoscopes and advice columnists such As Ann Landers Are Here to stay. They will appear in life every Day. Quot Mallard Fillmore quot and doonesbury quot will appear i Iside wee . Quot Dilbert quot Luns five Days a week a tuesdays through saturday inside the business Section. And starting sunday dec. 26, the color comics Section will see some changes. Quot doonesbury quot and return. They take the place of the Many readers tailed to express their Dis plea Suic with the sunday quot Simpsons quot trip. Q. Why Are some the to Palace �0 hard to rebut a we realized that our lightest Tysik tace which often runs in Narl of columns on covers was difficult for some to read easily. So on Friday that typeface was enlarged on some pages As a test. By midweek that face should be fixed throughout the paper q. Why Are the photo larger Wiy Are the ads bigger Why 1� the Ink Darker a. Well really they Aren. The lust i question has us a bit puzzled because the size of the photos if anything has gone Down. Wiegard ing the ads there s one simple this is the Holiday season. Moie businesses Are advertising and the ads themselves tend to be Lai Ger. Regarding the Ink s the same soy based Ink we be used for years. Q. Tall the new Gazette Guyol Pracyk eng news Lite a. The improvements we be made in the paper have gone much deeper than typefaces and new Page to losing. We be changed some fundamental ways we report produce and package Sto Citadel gift certificates Cita fit gift Cerri Filatea Are Avaiu Abue Oun no hours the customer service Center. Gift make Cri Moli Oay a jets Ano can be personal Izreo i or even one on your Nisi festive Arr inc used. Photos with Santa visit Safta in its enema Nero wooded wonderland digital photos Are available or bring your own camera. Yourl. Hind Santa on the upper level. Center court of cart del s stores you won find anywhere e is e 1 y 1.& i. ,.t w 8u s l a if a i y a to a Vit my i.y so a -.h in pm i if f i n twi our ii i la auf i a Fiu m a cover i a Mirin to a in. A i. Casual i. I. A. fat Fri h. C. Mar i in m. A. In a pm m.n& Cali our hoi Ida s m c p p1 n o line. 59 i 5515 for a is7 of Dufy i i Lida v Holjes

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