Regarding automatically including labels in a sidebar in a Classic template when publishing via FTP, I've solved the issue in a new post. You may want to read it here:
“New Blogger Classic Templates.hhhhh Vin http://betabloggerfordummies.blogspot.comThe Labels Gadget for Classic Templates Sidebar in Blogger.
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