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How to use CSS in a River of News aggregator?

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 by Dave Winer.

I'm re-doing the way the NewsRiver aggregator displays the most recent news. Up until now it has used tables. Now I want to use CSS.  Permalink to this paragraph

I've uploaded the table-based version of the page so you can see what I'm starting with.  Permalink to this paragraph

http://scripting.com/misc/riverExample.html  Permalink to this paragraph

I'm looking for examples that do something similar, in CSS. All pointers are appreciated. Help me get this right and I'll publish the results, as an OPML Editor tool, open source. Permalink to this paragraph

Update: Thanks for all the ideas! Based on the discussion, I've got a new plan.  Permalink to this paragraph

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A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 54, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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