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I don't know if this is the right forum to throw this into, but I'm in for a penny, in for a pound...

I need a good PHP/MySQL news article management software for my department, one that handles RSS/headlines, image attachments, and secure authentication at the least. I have been looking at various open source blog suites out there (WordPress, textPattern, b2, etc) and wondering if they'll do the trick for me. My site is (or will be) already created, I would only need to insert the news page/area into the site where possible, and skim out the headlines and such on the home page, and possibly aggregate an RSS feed.

Does anyone out there have a good news suite that fits my needs?

Boddie

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I think you'd find Wordpress nice and robust for such a task. If the site is already made, and you want something you can just imbed, something I don't get to suggest very often is Coranto. It's sorta a weird kind of CMS, but it's surprisingly flexible and would probably also fit your bill.
Funny you should say that, but I'm already using Coranto, I just haven't dived into it too deeply to find out how it deals with "feature" images. It handles everything else great, so far. I haven't looked to see if there's an updated version out though.
Wordpress is a great solution for this I have created these quite a few times. There are now quite a few news themes for wordpress that should be a good base.
I totally agree with Michael and Matt. If TechCrunch and Mashable can both run on WordPress then you should be fine.

I've got three WordPress personal blogs now that are all rolling fine. We use Typepad at work, but it's not free and personally if that decision was made again I think I'd push harder for WordPress.

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