National Budget for 4.16.08
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For 4/16/08 editions
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Lifestyles (Wednesday is Food)
FOOD PAGE: Opening day for the hot dog.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Recipes for a spring angel food cake and an English cucumber salad, a look at Pringles Baked Wheat Stix and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/food/x1135867710
FOOD VIDEO: This week, spice up traditional pulled-pork sandwich.
TRADING POST: No joke -- hospital food can be delicious. SPRINGFIELD
DEALING WITH FOOD WASTE: Organizations, individuals create ways to reduce food waste. NORWICH
ART: pic of pigs
KATHRYN REM: Judging our favorite brands of food. SPRINGFIELD
LIGHTS, CAMERA, TEXTBOOKS: Studio teacher helps child actors make the grade. Pat Jackson never made "The Show" as a baseball catcher. Instead, the Canton, Ill., native discovered a unique way to make a living in show business. The 52-year-old is a studio teacher, essentially a tutor for child actors. PEORIA
GRANLUND: On Delta acquiring Northwest Airlines. METROWEST
KENT BUSH: There is nothing that will cause you to become jaded more quickly than two incredibly jaded people exchanging manufactured incredulity (read: Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama). http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/columnists/x900163566
LORETTA LAROCHE: Ignore the noise about aging well and just, well, live. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/columnists/x169934844
EDITORIAL ON PAPAL VISIT: Hoping for a productive visit, as the pope arrives for a five-day visit to America. PEORIA
EDITORIAL ON FEDERAL HOUSING HELP: In a free market, the government dons black-and-white referee stripes and watches the game unfold. But America's economy is not a truly free market. The players have gotten good at working the refs. And the refs have proved more than willing to play along. PEORIA
NASCAR CONTENT: This week's NASCAR offerings can be found here: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/sports/x489722577
SCHILLING: I WON’T BE PITCHING FOR THE YANKEES: - Red Sox pitcher says there are no pinstripes in his future – and that he’s feeling great. Ledger, on wire now
WIE’S COMEBACK: Wie hopes to make State Farm Classic part of comeback tour – Michelle Wie, who doesn’t turn 19 until October, already finds herself in comeback mode after going through some ups and downs in a well-documented golf career. Wie, whose progress has been slowed by a series of wrist injuries, plans to make the LPGA State Farm Classic part of her comeback. SPRINGFIELD http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/illinois/sports/x37011889
NO DANCING NAKED: Court rules you can’t dance naked in Harvard Square - The state’s highest court ruled last week that a Cambridge woman who danced naked in Harvard Square to protest Christmas is not protected under the First Amendment. Cambridge Chronicle/TAB, Smith, 12 inches, on wire now
CHICKEN POX THWARTS KENYAN RUNNERS’ VISIT: - The 16-year tradition of Kenyan athletes visiting Elmwood Elementary School the week before the Boston Marathon has hit its first-ever bump this year - an itchy red bump, to be exact. MetroWest, Riley, 15 inches, on wire now
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POPE’S VISIT: Some Catholics say Pope is missing opportunity to promote healing - Many view the Boston archdiocese as the epicenter of the clergy sex abuse scandal that exploded in 2002. And in a year when the archdiocese is celebrating its bicentennial, some critics frame the Pope’s itinerary as a snub to abuse victims and a deliberate attempt to avoid controversy. Ledger, Reardon, 15 inches, on wire now
THE BIG QUESTION FOR THE POPE: Stonehill, MASS., president to be part of private audience - If the Rev. Mark Cregan could ask the pope about one thing, it would be this: “I would love to know where he sees the next great renewal of our faith coming from,” the president of Stonehill College said. Enterprise, Scarpati, 12 inches, on wire now
BUSINESS PERCEPTION: Businesses can impress clients at first sight. An architectural firm will undoubtedly be judged by its exterior, but so will just about any business, according to several companies that invest heavily in the way their factories and offices look. ROCKFORD
TEENS’ SUMMER JOBS: Teens may have hard time finding summer jobs. Teens looking for summer jobs this year are advised not to wait for school to get out before trying to find employment. PEORIA