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What Happens When It's Finally Winter in Dallas?

The temperature has been feeling like fall, and while we're just two weeks away from Christmas, the weather looks to be dropping soon. What does this mean? What happens when cold weather hits Dallas? This story will look at 8-10 points of interest highlighting everything from school closures, parts of the interstate that have closed in the past, yearly places that open, etc.This can be a GIF driven story.REQUIREMENTS- 8-10 things about winter in Dallas - Multimedia-centric (video, Instagram visuals along with Facebook or video) - Must meet deadline- Strong main image or video- Intro paragraph- GIF/Photo/Video for each item- Engaging subhead and short description for each item

COPYRIGHT / IMAGE REQUIREMENTSAll written content must be original. All photos and videos must be fair use, rights cleared, and credited in the image source area to the lower right of the photo. Rights-image resources:

- Original Content- Flickr Creative Commons- Facebook Embeds- Instagram Embeds- giphy.com

Estimated Hours: 1.00

Deadline: 12/18/16

Open To: Dallas NewsCaster

Earn: $15 +Cred

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