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

Staff Writer
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 http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/. Please submit stories below no later than 6 pm local time, unless you have breaking news that is changing significantly.

Contacts: Jean Hodges, (630) 348-3350, (630) 956-8834, jhodges@gatehousemedia.com

Michael Toeset, (630) 348-3356, (630) 835-8870, mtoeset@gatehousemedia.com

NOTES:

** 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

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/special_reports/x65834231/Money-squeeze-When-times-are-tough-frugal-is-cool

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

http://ghnewsroom.com/news.php?newsid=1212497804

--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. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/homepage/x61383636/Home-Help-Boost-your-curb-appeal

HOME PAGE: Manual mowers make a comeback. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x572883820/Weekly-Lifestyle-Home-Page-Manual-mowers-make-a-comeback

HOME VIDEO: Hosta plants a good look in your garden. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/homepage/x1208369061/Home-Garden-Videos-This-week-Hosta-plants-can-add-good-look-for-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. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/home_and_garden/x1208365759/For-holly-it-s-time-to-get-growing#

GREEN THUMBS UP: Welcome the summer planting season. Mahler. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/home_and_garden/x1346456252/Green-Thumbs-Up-Welcome-the-summer-planting-season

TRAVELOGUE: Weekly travel, with travel guide to Put-in-Bay, Ohio, travel tip on beach vacation packing and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/homepage/x1026916825/Travelogue-You-ll-want-to-stay-put-in-Put-in-Bay

--Entertainment--

MOVIE REVIEWS (for Friday release):

- “Kung Fu Panda” like a karate chop to your self-respect. Alexander. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/x765552535/Kung-Fu-Panda-like-a-karate-chop-to-your-self-respect

- “The Fall” a stunning visual masterpiece -- and the story's not bad either. Symkus. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/x1427984957/The-Fall-a-stunning-visual-masterpiece

MOVIE PROFILES:

- Dustin Hoffman masters role of the master in “Kung Fu Panda.” Symkus. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/x446405074/Hoffman-masters-role-of-kung-fu-master-in-Panda

- “Kung Fu Panda” co-director John Stevenson adds a “Touch of Zen” to animated movie. Symkus. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/x765552592/Stevenson-adds-a-Touch-of-Zen-to-Kung-Fu-Panda

--Opinions--

KENT BUSH: What is Hillary doing? By not conceding, there are only two outcomes, and neither makes sense. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/politics_elections/x1208369357/Kent-Bush-Clinton-not-ready-to-throw-in-towel

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? http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/columnists/deborah_gauthier/x61385532/Gauthier-Obamas-choice

DEIRDRE REILLY: A humorous look at John McCain and Barack Obama and the states they call home. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/columnists/x446404952/Deirdre-Reilly-What-are-McCain-and-Obama-all-about

DAVID SCHIEFELBEIN: In memoriam: My Dodge Dakota was more than just an old truck. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/columnists/x765552581/David-Schiefelbein-My-Dodge-was-more-than-just-an-old-truck

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

--SPORTS--

NASCAR: Links to this week’s prepared page and individual content can be found here: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/archive/x1427983922/NASCAR-content-6-3-08

CELTICS VS. LAKERS:

Preview stories and ongoing coverage of the Celtics-Lakers can be found here: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/sports/pro/basketball/celtics

--News--

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. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/archive/x1518489384/Family-dealing-with-twins-again