More P-I headlines, 2007

My work as highlighted (and commented upon) in an in-house file of snappy headlines:

12-13-07 Rainier Beach High opening students' minds -- and yours // School is studiously working to reinvent itself B1

12-13-07 Christmas Stalking B2 -- (This is a just a great overline on a tiger at the zoo stalking a present!)

12-21-07 In three minutes, thieves steal art worth millions // Works by Picasso, Portinari snatched from Brazil museum A9 -- (Nothing overly fancy, just a solid, intriguing headline that makes the page.)

12-21-07 You can't be alive unless you have a doctor's note// Social Security declared teacher dead B2 -- (A headline sure to drag a reader into the story -- who could pass on this one?!)

10-05-07 Craig's guilty plea remains -- but so will he A3 -- (Just a well-crafted headline that smoothly incorporates both main elements of this story -- that his plea has to stand and that he'll not leave Congress as he promised. Nice.)

10-11-07 Toddlers can still marry in Arkansas A12 -- (Can't get much better than this -- the idiocy of the new law speaks for itself in this headline.)

10-18-07 Triathlete leaves competitors, self-pity behind // Blind UW student cracks 2-hour barrier A1

09-05-07 First-time teacher finds a new course // New job follows desire to change world A1

09-05-07 Sweet discovery made in Israel: Beehives from 3,000 years ago A7

09-14-07 A monument to lofty ambitions // China's tallest building rises 101 stories A8

09-15-07 Supporters take a stand B1 -- (overline on clo of crowd that showed up to hear candidate Ron Paul -- and it was standing room only!)

09-27-07 Time doesn't fly when you're stuck on a plane // Federal plan aims to cut tarmac wait C1 -- (Love this one!)

09-28-07 Cries for freedom answered with bullets A8 -- (Very, very nice hard-news headline here.)

08-10-07 Paging Philmon! You're wanted in D.C. // Garfield student wins coveted spot in page program B3

08-13-07 Students cut costs by not always going buy the book // Required texts are/ borrowed, shared or bought used E2

08-13-07 Marketers have their i's on you // Products everywhere start with that one little letter E3

08-13-07 On skins and needles // Tattoo convention draws/ legions -- and a TV show F1

08-22-07 We stack up poorly as a nation of readers // Poll finds one in four didn't crack a book last year A1 – (A very nice, conversational headline that doesn't beat readers over the head trying to make a word play. That paired very nicely with the inside sider ...

08-22-07 Poetry-only shop well-versed in success // But for Open Books' owners, the most valuable rewards are not financial A6

08-24-07 Patty-caked B5 -- (overline on clo of young boy getting squashed between his pig Patty and another pig at the fair.)

08-25-07 Ingrained talent helps B1 -- (Nice! Overline on clo of participants in sand sculpture contest.)

JULY 2007
07-09-07 All good workers must go away // Established vacation policies ensure smooth operations D2

07-16-07 Reading this is going to make your skin crawl // Bedbugs making a comeback A1

07-20-07 Buried Viking treasure has 'em all bowled over A3

07-21-07 No sun? Look on the Bite side A1 – {{Collaboration}} (Nice overline on clo from a gray Bite of Seattle)

07-25-07 Tackling a mountain of work // Students lead repairs on storm-damaged Rainier A1

JUNE 2007
06-09-07 'Workers' enjoy a brief case of frivolity B1 -- (This is great! Runners dressed up for the Briefcase 5K relay face in Fremont!)

06-27-07 Sun won't be hanging around B1 -- (on clo of kid hanging from a tree branch on warm summer day!)

MAY 2007
05-12-07 (A push for developments that build character) Capitol Hill moving forward -- but keeping an eye on the past A1

05-14-07 ALS patients find room for more life in less time to live it B2

05-19-07 Making monkey see B3 -- (overline on clo of artist sculpting eyes on a money form he's working on!)

05-24-07 Redmond teen knows where it's at C2 -- (Girl wins National Geographic Bee!)

APRIL 2007
04-05-07 Personality-wise, they're a bit stiff D1 -- (Guy adjusts mannequin display at vintage clothing store.

04-07-07 Kite has tailed him for few years B1 -- (clo of UW student flying a long-tailed kite that he's had since he was 10)

04-26-07 Funny, what colleges teach these days // Donald Duck, Superman subjects for serious study B1

MARCH 2007
03-17-07 Walls closing in on homeowners // Foreclosures show creative financing is coming back to haunt market A1

03-21-07 Till debt do they part D1 -- (on a Suze Orman column no less!)

03-30-07 Volvo, outside the box // Company aims ot 'pump up the visual volune' to capture a wider market F1

02-01-07 Shoot for the moon B1 -- (Perfect headline on clo of commercial photographer setting up shot atop building, with moon right over his hed.)

02-22-07 Celebrities might drool over pet-pampering products, but high-end dog shop gives some residents paws) Sign's location raises hackles A1 -- (showing remarkable restraint on High Maintenance Bitch story!)

02-22-07 Two cell phone bills hit dead air in House // Only teen measure likely to make it out of committee B1

02-28-07 It's sink or swim for local aquatics B2

01-03-07 Movies usher in freedom, but big picture is unclear // Islamic courts' rule in Somalia appears to be over A4

01-15-07 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 40 years later, do we still know this man's dream? Or are we) LOSING SIGHT OF THE VISION? A1

01-24-07 (Development forces history to take several steps back ... then forward) Legendary bar is relocating B1 -- (Story on the cha-cha dance steps being moved and installed!)

01-25-07 (Vista launch nearing the hype of perfection) It's Microsoft's game to lose A1 -- (Nice twist on another Microsoft launch story, this one involving LeBron James.)

01-25-07 He's tough as nails B2 -- (overline on clo of Hammering Man)