GateHouse News Service National Budget
For 5/30/08 editions
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** COMING TODAY: Another in our Money Squeeze series.
FRUGAL IS COOL: Coupons are back in vogue, thanks to rising food and gas prices, and young bloggers dedicated to turning thrift into a game and removing its old-lady stigma. GATEHOUSE NEWS SERVICE / FITZPATRICK
WITH: art, breakouts
WEEKLY WEB FIRST TIP: Videos of buildings coming down or going up make for good video. Check out an example at ghnewsroom.com. http://www.ghnewsroom.com/news.php?newsid=1212030139
SETTING THE SCENE: Read Casey Laughman’s writing coach blog at http://www.ghnewsroom.com/blogs.php?aid=16.
Lifestyles (Friday is Religion and Travel)
TRAVELOGUE: This week leads with Grand Canyon a must-visit destination.
TRAVEL PAGE: Nova Scotia
TRAVEL VIDEO: This week, what to expect when travelling with pets.
RELIGION NEWS: Church decries zombie parade.
PAYING TO SING: Churches required to pay for copies of songs. PEORIA
SUZETTE MARTINEZ STANDRING: Father’s Day greeting cards portray affectionate and fun-loving dads everywhere. But there are no cards that feature emotionally distant fathers who fantasize about a different life but who still stayed. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/columnists/x1218083319/Suzette-Martinez-Standring-The-fathers-who-stayed#
FAMILY TIME: Weekly family rail, with road trip tips, doggie portrait tips, review of “Indiana Jones” and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/homepage/x1218082700/Family-Time-Ready-for-the-family-road-trip
FARR SIDE: Big times ahead for "American Idol" winner David Cook. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/columnists/x514322447/The-Farr-Side-Big-times-ahead-for-Idol-winner
PHILIP MADDOCKS: Ron Paul to release health data on people who inexplicably still support his campaign. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/columnists/phillip_maddocks/x1346455811/Philip-Maddocks-Ron-Paul-will-release-health-data-on-supporters
DEIRDRE REILLY: How to survive these tough economic times. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/columnists/deirdre_reilly/x138487024/Deirdre-Reilly-How-to-survive-these-tough-economic-times
BERNARD SCHOENBURG: Role reversal for Ryan and Bush -
It’s been almost nine years since GEORGE W. BUSH — then governor of Texas and a candidate for president — appeared at a rally in the Statehouse rotunda with then-Gov. GEORGE RYAN and others to receive endorsements from the Illinois Republicans who took to the stage with him. SPRINGFIELD
EDITORIAL: A HOLE IN LOGIC - Canton-based Dunkin' Donuts, bowing to pressure from conservative demagogues, has pulled an online ad featuring its ubiquitous spokeswoman Rachel Ray because she was wearing a black and white scarf that may or may not be similar to ones worn by supporters of Muslim extremists. Ledger, 6 p.m.
NASCAR PAGE, STORIES AND PICS: Centerpiece on Martin Truex Jr., 3 Questions with Joey Logano, plus our NASCAR rail.
REPORT CARD DAY: Report card day seen as 'pretty pointless'- (TO LOCALIZE: Hang out for the last day of school in your area and ask kids and parents their thoughts.) It's called report card day by many. The day starts much the same as any ordinary school day: Students clamber onto buses, into mom and dad's car or hit the sidewalks heading for school. They go to their homeroom, take a seat, attendance is taken. But that's about where the day ends at several schools, literally lasting only about as long as it takes for kids to receive their grades and head back out the way they came. PEORIA http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/archive/x1346455903/Report-card-day-seen-as-pretty-pointless
BEST OF SHOW FOR GERBILS: Prize-winning gerbil and his 'mutt' pal make the show - Taylor Doherty, 15, has two gerbils, Picasso and MJ - and both made the best of their talents at the recent American Gerbil Society show. CNC, Conley, on wire now
HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE AND ALZHEIMER’S: High school science project reaches Alzheimer’s patients - Elyse Doherty wondered if a whiff of cologne, an old melody or a faded photo might offer hope to Alzheimer’s patients where sophisticated pills have failed. Taunton Call, Hyman, on wire now
BOTOX ATTITUDES: Doctor warns of ‘cavalier attitude’ toward Botox procedures - There may be no better publicity for caution than the swollen, misshapen face of 62-year-old Priscilla Presley, which more than 20 million people saw during her five weeks on “Dancing with the Stars.” Ledger, Feinberg, on wire now
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National budget for 5.30.08
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