final advisory for Thursday, March 15, 2007
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20070315 PRIMARIES, By 6pm
3 col x 3.5 in / 146x89 mm / 497x302 pixels
Size may change. Check advisory for update. Timeline will show the presidential primary schedule for the first two months of 2008. Currently, about 30 states are scheduled to hold primaries by the first week in February, an unprecedented number so early in the political calendar.
STORY: PRIMARIES, McClatchy Washington Bureau by Steve Thomma
20070315 Passport process, By 6pm
3 col x 6.5 in / 146x165 mm / 497x562 pixels
Size may change. Check advisory for update. Graphic explains the process for applying for a U.S. passport; includes related fees and a chart of how many passports have been issued yearly.
20070315 Hollywood donate, Posted
2 col x 3.75 in / 96x95 mm / 327x324 pixels
Chart showing political donations from the entertainment industry; graph shows Hollywood tends to favor Democrats. Contributed by the Chicago Tribune.
20070314 CANDIDATES, Posted
2 col x 6.5 in / 96x165 mm / 327x562 pixels
An updated rundown of known and possible candidates for U.S. president in 2008.
STORY: CANDIDATES, by MCT
20070313 MORTGAGES, Posted
2 col x 3.5 in / 96x89 mm / 327x302 pixels
Charts showing rising number of late mortgage payments and foreclosures for all mortgage holders and for subprime borrowers, those with poor credit histories.
STORY: MORTGAGES, McClatchy Washington Bureau by Tony Pugh
20070309 Prisons, Posted
1 col x 5 in / 47x127 mm / 160x432 pixels
Charts showing U.S. incarceration rates, per 100,000 residents in 2005, for selected states; because of tougher …