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avatar   Tim Sandle
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avatar   Karen Graham
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avatar   Markos Papadatos
851 points
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650 points
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536 points
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avatar   Ken Hanly
532 points
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avatar   Megan Hamilton
336 points
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avatar   Larry Seely
320 points
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avatar   Nathan Salant
298 points
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292 points
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avatar   Leo Reyes
292 points
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avatar   Paul Wallis
288 points
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avatar   Micki Hogan
281 points
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avatar   Sarah Gopaul
275 points
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avatar   Igor I. Solar
268 points
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avatar   Brett Wilkins
264 points
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avatar   Lonna Lisa Williams
238 points
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217 points
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avatar   Nate Smith
210 points
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avatar   Gar Swaffar
203 points
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avatar   Alex Allen
200 points
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avatar   Can Tran
182 points
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avatar   Daniel Woods
178 points
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avatar   JohnThomas Didymus
175 points
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avatar   Steve Schmidt
174 points
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166 points
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avatar   Leekwoman
150 points
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avatar   Robert Weller
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avatar   Doruvu Paul Jagan Babu
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129 points
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avatar   Kesavan Unnikrishnan
124 points
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avatar   Robert Myles
117 points
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avatar   Kay Mathews
106 points
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avatar   Elizabeth Brown
104 points
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100 points
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avatar   Bill York
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85 points
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avatar   Michael Essany
84 points
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avatar   Victoria N. Alexander
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How to Earn Points

25 pointsConnect Facebook and Digital Journal accounts
17 pointsPost an original news article (Special)
12 pointsPost an "In the media" article
7 pointsSubmit a revision on a news article and have it approved
3 pointsUpload original photography (+3 points for each Like)
3 pointsLog in to Digital Journal daily
1 pointsPost a comment

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Connect with Facebook: Click on the blue Connect button on the top of the page to connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook. Note: If you don't see this button it means you're already connected.
Post an original news article (Special): Hover over the red Contribute button at the top of the page and click Post News. Note this feature is for Digital Journalists only (if you're not yet a Digital Journalist, you will be prompted to become one). On this page, we're looking for you to submit a news article with an interview or on-the-ground report where you are the source. A press conference, sporting event, an interview with a politician -- these are examples of what we call original reporting. When you're submitting your article, be sure to check the "Extra effort" box to indicate your article is an original report. Here's more info on original reporting.
Post an "In the media" article: Hover over the red Contribute button at the top of the page and click Post News. Note this feature is for Digital Journalists only (if you're not yet a Digital Journalist, you will be prompted to become one). On this page, we're looking for you to submit a news article or summary based on sources you've found online. Did the President announce something? Did a company launch a new product or service? Publish a news article and link to your sources so readers can learn about what's happening. Here's more info on linking to multiple sources and publishing an "In the media" report.
Submit a revision on a news article and have it approved: Go to on any news article and click the "Edit" button found at the top right. Submit editorial suggestions on spelling, grammar, missing words, etc. and then click "Submit revision." The Digital Journalist who wrote the article can then approve your edits. Here's more info on submitting revisions.
Upload Top-rated original photography: Hover on the red Contribute button on the top of the page and then select Upload Images. Or add original photos in an article or blog. You'll be taken to a prompt where you can select images on your computer to upload, and be sure to check the box indicating you took the photos.
Log in to your Digital Journal daily: Visit Digital Journal each day and read news, share stories that you find important and share content submitted by others.
Post a comment: Scroll down to the bottom of the page on news articles, images and blogs and post a comment and share your thoughts on the content.