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Docs update: emphasize milestones for metrics

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<a name="automated_metrics"></a>
###Automated Metrics
-These fields are determined by an automated script that runs every night to analyze agency data.json, digitalstrategy.json, and /data files.
+These fields are determined by an automated script that analyzes agency data.json, digitalstrategy.json, and /data files.
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+The automated metrics will update every 24 hours until the end of the quarter when a milestone has been reached. At that point those metrics will represent a historical snapshot. To see the most current automated metrics, you'll need to view the current quarter (the next approaching milestone).
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####Expected URL
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This identifies whether the data.json has all the required fields and has values that fit within the parameters specified by the [data.json schema metadata](http://project-open-data.github.io/schema/). This is validated using the rules codified within a [JSON Schema document](https://github.com/project-open-data/project-open-data.github.io/tree/master/schema/1_0_final) hosted on Project Open Data.
-The validator hosted by HHS provides even more detailed analysis: http://hub.healthdata.gov/pod/validate
+The validator hosted by HHS provides even more detailed analysis: http://hub.healthdata.gov/pod/validate

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