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AP style update 12/7

“don’t ask, don’t tell” The policy that has barred gays from serving openly in the military since 1993. flood plain hand-washing Iran The nation formerly called Persia. It is not an Arab country. The official name of the country is … Continue reading

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AP style update 11/16

all-terrain vehicle ATV is acceptable on second reference. bed-and-breakfast B & B is acceptable on second reference. NGO Non-governmental organization. Usually refers to a nonprofit, humanitarian organization. Use NGO sparingly and only on second reference. nonprofit

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AP update 11/22

cardholder, credit card holder do’s and don’ts firsthand (adj. and adv.) problem-solving stand-alone (adj.)

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