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cover story

1. A featured story in a magazine that concerns the illustration on the cover, as in The earthquake is this week's cover story for all the news magazines. [Mid-1900s]
2. A false story intended to mislead or deceive; also, an alibi. For example, Their cover story while investigating local repair services was that they had just bought the house and were having problems, or The suspect gave the police some cover story about being held up . [Mid-1900s]
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The changes he and the Kameda family have made at the Kameda Medical Center in Chiba were the subject of our cover story this month.
The LA Youth reporters took Newsweek's May 10 cover story, "The Secret Life of Teens," to task for portraying all teens as disturbed.
In August 1994, The New York Times ran another rather propitious cover story discussing the improving outlook for industry in New York, citing three factors as its cause: the shift away from large scale mass-production inviting specialized smaller industries to succeed; the drive on the part of small business to respond quickly to consumer trend-oriented tastes; and the collapse of a 1980's run-away real estate market that has limited the conversion of industrial buildings and thus expanded the opportunities available in industrial buildings which might otherwise remain vacant.
This week's Bloomberg Businessweek cover story features Donald Trump, who reports that "I'm very serious" about running for office.
In our cover story, we look at why child labor--on the decline in most of the world--is still on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa.
That reality, in addition to my own experiences with infertility, led to this month's cover story, "Inconceivable: The spiritual test of infertility" (pages 12-17).
Your cover story for the October 11 issue, "Rebuilding Our City," somehow managed to report on gay New Orleans, a city with a black population of 67%, without mentioning one living black gay person.
The premier issue includes a cover story on Cathy Hughes, owner of Radio One, and articles on the history of minority philanthropy, non-profit board organization and recruitment, gifts of faith, and profiles of three minority volunteers and non-profit professionals.
Although I was proud to see the many talents and professions showcased in your cover story, joy quickly save way to disappointment as there were no graphic designers represented.
For example, TNA warned in a 1989 cover story and a 1991 cover story that the real objective behind the Common Market-European Community process was to create a European suprastate.
Your cover story suggesting Americans learn from Europe to create new American Dream underscores a fundamental problem in American society.
In this issue's cover story, "Disarming History" (page 22), Malcolm provides the definitive account of the Bellesiles controversy; she also looks at scandals involving the award-winning historians Joseph Ellis, Stephen Ambrose, and Doris Kearns Good-win.
Most recently, Adler wrote the June 17, 2002 cover story, "The United States of Ebay," and he contributed to the May 13, 2002 cover story on Botox.
Check out the cover story in Weekly World News about Buster Simcus, a Dallas native who weighs 4,028 pounds and is going to be lowered by a blimp into the Louisiana Superdome during halftime of the Super Bowl with advertisements all over his jumpsuit.
The mold problem continues to grow for the industry (see cover story, page 26):