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Homepage Mistake May Get Kitten A Home

NPR
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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For a brief time Tuesday on the Chicago Tribune homepage, the main story was a photo of an adorable gray kitten with the headline, "Headline test here." But the Tribune says the mistake may mean good fortune for Benton, the kitty in the photo, who is up for adoption.

Transcript

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene.

Briefly on the Chicago Tribune homepage yesterday, the main story was a photo of an adorable, gray kitten. The headline read, quote, "Headline Test Here." It was, of course, a mistake, and Web managers took it down right away. But the screenshot made a lot of people grin, and the Trib says it could mean good fortune for kitty in the photo. He's Benton, a local cat up for adoption. And since his homepage stardom, he's been getting a lot of attention from potential adopters.

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