National Budget for 4.4.08

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

GateHouse News Service National Budget

For 4/4/08 editions

Here are the top national stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Stories are available at Please submit stories below no later than 6 pm local time, unless you have breaking news that is changing significantly.

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MLK ASSASSINATION ANNIVERSARY: Content from GateHouse papers related to the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King's assassination is packaged here:

EARTH DAY: If you have Earth Day (4/22) content planned, please send it to We’ll package any content received.

Lifestyles (Friday is Religion and Travel)

RELIGION NEWS: Church could be transformed into mosque.

BUDDHIST MONK: Monk takes her temple with her. For weeks, the world has watched as Buddhist monks and nuns have engaged in a series of standoffs with the Chinese government over the liberation of Tibet. Several have been killed. As a resident of Alliance, Ohio, Jan Carli lives a world away from the turmoil, but as a Buddhist monk, she shares a deep connection with her fellow adherents. CANTON

SUZETTE STANDRING: God sits in the right brain.

FAMILY TIME: This week: A fun baseball book for kids, a look at the movie "Run, Fat Boy, Run," a kid-friendly muffin recipe and more.

NICK ROGERS: Entertainment column: Nick Rogers: Have an understanding about what you hate. SPRINGFIELD

FARR SIDE: Make way for Mariah Carey, Beatles.

TRAVEL PAGE: Cruise lines cater to kids.

TRAVEL VIDEO: Tips on getting children through airport security.

TRAVELOGUE: Weekly travel rail. Plan your midsummer night’s dream vacation.

GETAWAY TO ORLANDO: The other Orlando: extreme vacations.


- 'Leatherheads' hearkens to golden-era filmmaking

-       "Leatherheads" starts out promising, but George Clooney can't deliver.

- "Body of War" a profoundly moving look at the Iraq war.


LORETTA LAROCHE: We all could use a good laugh.

PAM ADAMS: Public needs to know of predators — They were on their way to school, most of them, when they were attacked and/or raped, but we didn’t know until their mothers call because police didn’t tell us.

MICHAEL WINSHIP: Shining the light on “soul-ripping” in humanity. CANANDAIGUA


HOT ROD: Caterpillar-sponsored NHRA Top Fuel driver "Hot" Rod Fuller is used to dealing with fires while on the racetrack.


DRIVING DRUNK AND NAKED: Police say a Rehobeth woman was drunk and driving naked when she caused a three-car accident on Winthrop Street that injured two people. Taunton, Winokoor, 15 inches, on wire now

MISSOURI TORNADO: National Weather service confirms Missouri tornado.