GHNS NATIONAL BUDGET for 4/24/08 editions

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

GHNS NATIONAL BUDGET for 4/24/08 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 p.m. local time, unless you have breaking news that is changing significantly.


Jean Hodges, (630) 348-3350, (630) 956-8834,

Michael Toeset, (630) 348-3356, (630) 835-8870,


MARATHON MICROSITE: The MetroWest Daily News put together a “microsite” for the Boston Marathon – click on this link to see how they did it:  

WORKWISE? If your publication used the WorkWise column by Mildred Culp, please e-mail Did you use it weekly? Occasionally?

JUNE PAGES: Among the Niche pages for June uploaded to the news service, you’ll find one on using rubber as mulch:

- Check out the page gallery to see all seven June pages, including five great Father’s Day gifts, summer movie previews, eco-friendly landscaping with rubber mulch, outfitting your Little Leaguer, test your Flag Day IQ and 4-H’ers who credit the club for their success.

--LIFESTYLES (Thursday is Home&Garden)--

HOME HELP: Weekly rail: Flower tips, garden tips, how to clean your pillow and more.

HOME PAGE: Beyond recycling.

HOME VIDEO: Stone gardens.

TRAVELOGUE: Weekly rail: A look at several President Truman historical sites, what you need to know about airlines and luggage, jet lag tips and more.

GETAWAY: Caribbean cruise escape.


SUMMER MOVIE PREVIEWS: Three stories from Nick Rogers and several other columns take a look at this summer’s silver-screen action. You can find links to them all here:


- “Baby Mama” is so bad, it might ruin Tina Fey's reputation. Ed Symkus.

- “The Visitor” is one of the year’s best movies. Al Alexander.


BRITT CARTOON: Obama and bowling -- the headpin just won’t fall. Will be posted this evening / Cartoons

CURT SMITH: Barack Obama – an elitist and/or fraud?

MICHAEL WINSHIP: There’s nothing civil about any war.

DEIRDRE REILLY: My adventures with Tanya the GPS.

PETER CHIANCA: A classic column from Pete on the pope being so Catholic.


NASCAR: This week's NASCAR content can be found here: