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Bulletin: (noun) A. a brief public notice issuing usually from an authoritative source; specifically : a brief news item intended for immediate publication or broadcast

*Correspondent: (noun) A. someone employed by a newspaper or magazine to supply news or articles

Custom: (noun) A. a usage or practice common to many or to a particular place or class or habitual with an individual B. long-established practice considered as unwritten law

Editor: (noun) A. a person who prepares literary material for publication or public presentation

Homesteaders: (noun) A. a person who acquires or settles on land under a homestead law

Legislator: (noun) A. one that makes laws especially for a political unit; especially : a member of a legislative body

Nomination: (noun) A. a person who is proposed as a candidate for election to office

Publish: (verb) A. to produce for publication and allow to be distributed and sold

Proclamation: (noun) something proclaimed; specifically: an official formal public announcement -proclaiming a territory as a state-

Telegraph: (noun) A. an apparatus for communication at a distance by coded signals; especially : an apparatus, system, or process for communication at a distance by electric transmission over wire

Territory: (noun) A. a geographical area belonging to or under the jurisdiction of a governmental authority

Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary
*The American Heritage Dictionary-Second College Edition
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston
Copyright 1985

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