How do I remove the vertical spacing between the title and author's name? I tried editing page-content.php but not having any luck.
Also on the second featured box I inserted the featured posts by hand, but for some reason it doesn't follow the the font-size style. I want to make the text the same size as the box next to it.
You would have to add this to your custom CSS theme option, but keep in mind this will remove the bottom margin on all h1's used in your page/post content:
For your second issue, where exactly is this happening? Direct URL please...