After posting a few AP articles retrieved through AOL, I've had a few
questions asking how they can set up these news profiles on AOL. News
Profiles are a service that AOL offers for free. It searches various
news databases for keywords that you select, then sends all articles
with those keywords to you via e-mail. Here's how to set one up to get
articles dealing with coasters and parks.
Go to keyword "news profiles." Click on "create a profile." Follow the
directions. For keywords, I chose:
'roller coaster*','amu***t park*','theme park*','thrill ride*'
(feel free to cut and paste this.) This should cover any article with
any variation of one of these terms (including roller coasterS or thrill
For news sources, I chose all of them, except for the sports and weather
Hope this helps.
I know that other ISP's offer similar services. E-mail your customer
support for details on how to se them.
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