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I'm having difficulty getting a list of posts on a landing page.  I would like to achieve something like the Posts widget, but I need to be able to specify categories, include excerpts, and display the post dates.  I've tried using the Column section and adding the [display-posts] shortcode, but this shortcode doesn't get processed.  Only the shortcode text shows up.  Am I missing something?



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