catch (the) headlines

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catch (the) headlines

To be featured on the headlines of news articles, as due to being particularly important, popular, fashionable, etc. It may not be so tremendous as to catch the headlines, but this small change in immigration law could have a huge impact on foreign workers. The pop star caught headlines yesterday after his latest run-in with police.
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While the two-door model was catching headlines, the 2016 version of the four-door C-Class quietly made its way to Chicagoland dealership Loeber Motors.
Not all these Government initiatives inspired by the recession have failed because of the fine print obscured by the eye catching headlines.
While Steele was dramatically catching headlines for their case, TC Campbell was staging hunger strikes.
Like so many youngsters starting out in the profession, Fanshawe had been off the blocks at speed, catching headlines and bringing in new owners without having to try too hard.