GateHouse News Service National Budget
For 9/24/08 editions
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GOOD IDEA: Editor’s roundtable offers four voices on single issue.
TOM SUDORE: News Service launches 2008 election site
DOWNLOADING IMAGES: Check out info on downloading images, the missing search function and more.
Lifestyles (Thursday is Home & Garden)
MORNING MINUTES: Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day and Number to Know. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/morning_minutes
CONNOR'S AMERICA: New book takes a look at American history through the eyes of a young man with Down syndrome. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/books/x418862032/America-through-the-eyes-of-a-young-man-with-Down-syndrome
HOME HELP: Weekly home and garden rail, with tips on adapting outdoor accessories, basics for painting the interior of your home, kitchen updates on a budget, and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/home_and_garden/x2075846602/Home-Help-Enjoy-outdoor-decorations-all-year-long
HOME PAGE: Outdoor TVs and stereos grow in popularity
HOME VIDEO: How to fix decorating disasters.
BEER NUT: Have your own Oktoberfest - Oktoberfest beers were originally brewed in Germany in 1810 to celebrate Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig. MetroWest, Miller, on wire now
With video and photos
CAMPUS BOUND: Easing stress of college application process - Following these suggestions can help you ease the stress of the college application and financing process. Remember that this is an important time, but it should also be exciting and even fun. CNC, guest column, on wire now
FAMILY TIME: Weekly family rail, with tips on flu vaccinations, a review of „Igor‰ and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/family/x702836922/Family-Time-Did-your-child-get-a-flu-vaccination-yet
TRAVELOGUE: Weekly travel rail, with a political journey to Phoenix, how you get in to Disney World (et al) for free next year, understanding passports and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x121727848/Travelogue-Check-out-McCain-s-hometown-of-Phoenix
JULIANNE MOORE: All it took for Julianne Moore to say yes to taking a part in the film „Blindness,‰ based on Nobel Prize-winning author Jose Saramago‚s 1995 novel, was a call from her agent telling her that Oscar-nominated director Fernando Meirelles was offering her his next movie. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/x1464869523/Julianne-Moore-revels-chance-to-work-with-Meirelles-in-Blindness
ALBUM REVIEWS: Check out the latest reviews from the Sussex Countian (Metallica, Hell Razah, Large Pro, Kool Keith and more) in our Music section: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/music
BRITT: Toon on President Bush and the economy. Will be posted this evening.
KENT BUSH: Presidential candidates‚ "coach speak" is uninspiring. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/kansas/x810460193/Kent-Bush-Candidates-coach-speak-uninspiring
DEB GAUTHIER: Closed door corruption - Here's one of the differences between presidential candidate Barack Obama and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin that deserves close scrutiny.
MetroWest, Gauthier, on wire now
JOHNNY PESKY: Johnny Pesky’s love affair with the Red Sox flowered early on - The legend began to take hold before the 1940 season. Johnny Pesky was being courted by several major league clubs, but it was his mother who steered him to the Red Sox. Enterprise, Stern, on wire now
PFW PAGE: Run, Ronnie, Run!
FOOTBALL BRIEFS: PFW news the Bucs’ Galloway, 49ers, Ravens, Bills and more.
NASCAR CONTENT: Includes links to NASCAR page, NASCAR rail, centerpiece on Busch and 3 Questions with Jeff Gordon.
DANGERS OF LINT IN DRYERS - Fire safety officials are warning homeowners to keep clothes dryers clean and maintained to cut down on chances the appliances could spark a fire. MetroWest, Hilliard, on wire now
With file photos
VP POLL: New poll reveals how VP candidates' home states feel about the tickets. By Sussex Countian. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/east/x1738026492/New-poll-reveals-how-VP-candidates-home-states-feel-about-the-tickets
FLOOD VICTIMS NOT QUITE DRY: CHILLICOTHE, Ill. – Marcie Madison Crothers will be happy when the Illinois River returns to its banks and completely leaves her yard. Only then will she be able to stop strapping the dogs in life preservers several times a day and rowing them away from the house so they can go to the bathroom on dry land. By Scott Hilyard of the Peoria Journal Star.
ELECTRIC CARS: Early electric car project ran out of gas
PEORIA – The car of tomorrow was first produced in Bloomington in 1959. That's when a rechargeable electric car called the Henney Kilowatt was developed by a Bloomington-based vacuum cleaner company. By Steve Tarter of the Peoria Journal Star.
Principal pilloried for scrapping annual Halloween fair - A veteran educator has been under siege since her proposal to scrap her school’s traditional Halloween parade became fodder for the media. CNC, Weinstein, on wire now
AUTO RAIL: Includes car tech device that helps you find you vehicle in a huge parking lot, a mini-review on the Toyora Yaris sedan, tip of the week, and more.
AUTO COLUMN – PAUL EISENSTEIN: Carmakers prove you don’t have to sacrifice power to go green
Corn, soybean harvests getting off to slow start
SPRINGFIELD – The first week of fall is the first week of harvest for a handful of area farmers, but most continue to watch and wait. A few combines began to roll into Sangamon County cornfields this week, but farmers and crop experts alike said Tuesday the bulk of the harvest is a couple of weeks away and likely will continue into late October. By Tim Landis of the State Journal-Register.
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