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NEWS(1)			    General Commands Manual		       NEWS(1)

NAME
       news - print news items

SYNOPSIS
       news [ -a ] [ -n	] [ item ...  ]

DESCRIPTION
       When  invoked  without  options,	 this simple local news	service	prints
       files that have appeared	in /lib/news since last	reading,  most	recent
       first,  with each preceded by an	appropriate header.  The time of read-
       ing is recorded.	 The options are

       -a     Print all	items, regardless of currency.	The recorded  time  is
	      not changed.

       -n     Report  the  names  of  the current items	without	printing their
	      contents,	and without changing the recorded time.

       Other arguments select particular news items.

       To post a news item, create a file in /usr/local/plan9/news.

       Empty news items, and news items	named core or dead.letter are ignored.

FILES
       /usr/local/plan9/news/*
	      articles

       $HOME/lib/newstime
	      modify time is time news was last	read who gets news  mailed  to
	      them

SOURCE
       /usr/local/plan9/src/cmd/news.c

								       NEWS(1)

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