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hit (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 hit the headlines, but this small change in immigration law could have a huge impact on foreign workers. The pop star hit headlines yesterday after his latest run-in with police.
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hit the headlines

To appear prominently in media reports. We need to have all the marketing materials ready before the merger hits the headlines.
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hit the headlines

be written about or given attention as news.
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Cheruiyot hit headlines last year after he tried to stop Cheluget's burial.
Kunwar Bai hit headlines when Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised her, addressing her as "Ma Kunwar Bai Yadav".
The Punjab's largest-ever child abuse scandal in Pakistan's history hit headlines in 2015.
Most kids have yet to visit to a hairdresser by his age but Junior - who hit headlines with his thick barnet aged eight weeks - had his first trim at three months and has already tried out a few different styles as it grows back so fast.
And he hit headlines last month after two Teesside lads spent the night partying in Benidorm with Tyson and his entourage.
As the report of Panchayat (village council) ordering the revenge rape in Multan's Muzaffarabad locality hit headlines, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had taken notice of the incident and summoned a progress report from the local police.
Jamie Foxx was spotted having a fun time with friends in Beverly Hills over the weekend as rumors about him dating Katie Holmes continue to hit headlines.
FEARLESS great-grandfather Harold Robson hit headlines when he zip-wired off the Tyne Bridge.
The moggy, who hit headlines worldwide last month following her big promotion, has received gifts and fan mail from as far afield as California and Wales, as well as the British Transport Police and Battersea Dogs Home.
The condition hit headlines following the death of two-year-old Faye Burdett from Kent, who contracted the deadly infection on Valentine's Day.
The 22-year-old actress hit headlines last year when reports surfaced saying she had been sacked from Hollyoaks after storming off the set.
The fork-lift driver hit headlines back in September after he constructed an entire miniature cricket stadium in memory of the late Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.
KE-cE-k hit headlines in 2008 when he was accused of being one of the leaders of the Ergenekon organization, a clandestine terrorist network believed to have been behind many violent attacks staged for the ultimate purpose of triggering a coup against the government.
The northern French port has hit headlines as migrants make attempt after attempt to enter the Channel Tunnel to reach Britain, some paying for it with their lives.
He hit headlines in 2012 with plans for a PS150,000 hen house - dubbed Cluckingham Palace - at his Gloucestershire mansion.