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Call different sets of subpage content in wordpress

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I am a beginner at wordpress, but do know a fair deal of PHP.

I have a three column table on a custom wordpress layout.

What I would like to do is "call" subpage content into each column, however each column needs to have subpages content from three different pages (news, projects, other) outside of this page (the index).

I also need to know if it's possible to call certain parts of the subpage, IE the name, tags (via a custom field "description"), and first comment data.

does anyone know of a plugin, or have a written function, that can do this functionality?
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not really, but I was able to find what I needed by:

1) Changing from a static page tree structure to using posts with categories

2) Installing the exec-PHP plugin

3) Calling the following PHP code:

<?php query_posts('category_name=CATEGORYNAME&showposts=POSTLIMIT'); ?>
<?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?>
<?php the_title(); ?><br /><?php the_excerpt(); ?>
<?php endwhile;?>

This has given me what I need
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