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The Chocolate Box News Reader #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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From rongrimes on GitHub:

What does it do

The Chocolate Box News Reader (CBNR) continuously displays news from the CBC RSS feeds.

Features:

  • 29 news feeds – Top Stories, World, and Canada Regional
  • 15 news items per feed
  • It takes about 90 minutes to cycle through the full news set
  • Each news item has “more” information that can be displayed on request.
  • Will run offline with stored news
  • Can run on continuous power (current uptime is 8 weeks 4 days)
  • Even with only the dumb keypad & 2×16 display, it can connect to a local wifi access point, with password, or web login

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