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NewsFifty (NewsFifty on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Todd Gilmore
Todd Gilmore I vote for @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because producer of real-time content.
mlt
mlt I nominate @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because it sends timely news tweets but not at spam frequency.
kristen Hawley
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MARK
MARK I nominate @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because...it is easy to navigate to any state news.
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NewsFifty PA
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NewsFifty Oklahoma
NewsFifty Oklahoma RT @MattWilliamson I nominate @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because local news matters. | Yes it does!
NewsFifty New Jersey
NewsFifty New Jersey RT @MattWilliamson I nominate @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because local news matters. | Yes it does!
NewsFifty MA
NewsFifty MA RT @MattWilliamson I nominate @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because local news matters. | Yes it does!
NewsFifty Delaware
NewsFifty Delaware RT @MattWilliamson I nominate @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because local news matters. | Yes it does!
NewsFifty California
NewsFifty California RT @MattWilliamson I nominate @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because local news matters. | Yes it does!
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Shannon Shutts
Shannon Shutts I nominate @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because...all the breaking news coverage I need in one place!
D. Matthew Stewart
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Matt Williamson
Matt Williamson I nominate @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because local news matters.
Aaron Goulette
Aaron Goulette I nominate @NewsFifty for a Shorty Award in #news because it's a one-stop-shop. Brilliant.
CSL-NH
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What's your best tweet?
Top 10 Most Ridiculous Uses of Stimulus Funds http://bit.ly/62VjWj was pretty amusing.
What are six things you could never do without?
Twitter, Newsfifty, our readers, breaking news, great political stories, a balanced debate.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
For passing along great stories.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Tweetdeck. Are there others?
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter. Unless this is a Facebook contest, then of course it would be Facebook.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Anytime Shaq trends it is a hoot.
What feature should Twitter add?
Ability to mark tweets "as read"
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Pizza delivery telephone numbers in the area so we don't always have to ask Google.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Anything that should have an apostrophe
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
It would be neat to have the President follow us.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Don't recall.
Why should we vote for you?
NewsFifty changed news online by offering news for EVERY state in a format that is clean and easy to use.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#newsfifty #breakingnews
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
We have connected with some really great journalists. Looking forward to meeting many more.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#newsfifty
How do you make your tweets unique?
Thankfully, the content does that for us. Otherwise we could be in trouble.
What inspires you to tweet?
The simplicity of sharing news with so many.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Not yet. Is that good thing?
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Listening isn't waiting for your turn to talk. There are some really smart people on Twitter, try listen to them.
How long can you go without a tweet?
About 1 hour.
Why'd you start tweeting?
Twitter affords us the opportunity to share local news with our readers in a format that is quick and convenient.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Sure it has. If you use it often, we think it is pretty hard to argue it hasn't. It has provided us a unique platform and audience.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Follow us. :) Hey, you asked!
How will the world change in 2010?
Professional, citizen journalism will pave the way for an unprecedented amount of transparency and truth in media.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
We try to refrain from making rules for a social space like Twitter.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
A place where truth and politics can co-exist.