--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -1,4 +1,15 @@
 Summary of important user-visible changes for releases of the geometry package
+===============================================================================
+geometry-1.7.1   Release Date: yyyy-mm-dd  Release Manager: Juan Pablo Carbajal
+===============================================================================
+
+** Added Functions
+
+   planePoint
+
+** Bug Fixes:
+  - polynomialCurveSetFit had debug entries, now removed.
+
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 geometry-1.7.0   Release Date: 2013-04-07  Release Manager: Juan Pablo Carbajal
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