GateHouse News Service National Budget for 6/5/08 editions

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Mount Shasta Herald

GateHouse News Service National Budget

For 6/5/08 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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** IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 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

HOW ONE PAPER LOCALIZED THE MONEY SQUEEZE SERIES: Find out how one paper turned the Money Squeeze into a local story on

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

HOME HELP: Weekly home & garden rail, with tips on fixing up your driveway, how to care for your patio furniture and more.

HOME PAGE: Manual mowers make a comeback.

HOME VIDEO: Hosta plants a good look in your garden.

HOLLY TIME: Things move so fast in the spring, one week can change a garden completely. It’s time to get growing. Bill Cannon.

GREEN THUMBS UP: Welcome the summer planting season. Mahler.

TRAVELOGUE: Weekly travel, with travel guide to Put-in-Bay, Ohio, travel tip on beach vacation packing and more.


MOVIE REVIEWS (for Friday release):

- “Kung Fu Panda” like a karate chop to your self-respect. Alexander.

- “The Fall” a stunning visual masterpiece -- and the story's not bad either. Symkus.


- Dustin Hoffman masters role of the master in “Kung Fu Panda.” Symkus.

- “Kung Fu Panda” co-director John Stevenson adds a “Touch of Zen” to animated movie. Symkus.


KENT BUSH: What is Hillary doing? By not conceding, there are only two outcomes, and neither makes sense.

DEBORAH GAUTHIER: Hillary Clinton wasn't my first choice. So why did tears well Tuesday afternoon when the Associated Press reported she would concede the Democratic nomination to Barack Obama?

DEIRDRE REILLY: A humorous look at John McCain and Barack Obama and the states they call home.

DAVID SCHIEFELBEIN: In memoriam: My Dodge Dakota was more than just an old truck.

BRITT CARTOON: Topic TBD. Will be posted this evening.


NASCAR: Links to this week’s prepared page and individual content can be found here:


Preview stories and ongoing coverage of the Celtics-Lakers can be found here:


TWINS AGAIN: Katie Groharing thought she was done with the twin thing. Just a little more than a year after giving birth to a set of boy-and-girl twins, the Illinois woman found out she was pregnant again. With twins. Elizabeth Davies.