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Aug 11 2009   6:07PM GMT

8 a.m. or 8:00 a.m.?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct?
The Mobile WiMAX sessions begin at ____ tomorrow.
a. 8 a.m.
b. 8:00 a.m.

Answer: a

Explanation: AP style is to omit :00 when a.m. or p.m. is specified.

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