NEWS

National budget 10.22.08

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

National budget 10.22.08

Here are the top national stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Stories are available at www.gatehousenewsservice.com.

Contacts:

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

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

--NOTES--

ELECTION COUNTDOWN 2008: With only a couple of weeks to go before Election Day, you can turn to GateHouse News Service for items to complement your own coverage. http://ghnewsroom.com/blogs.php?bid=251

ELECTION: Take best of endorsement interviews to the web. http://www.ghnewsroom.com/news.php?newsid=1224285680

--LIFESTYLES (home & garden)--

MORNING MINUTES: Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day and Number to Know.  http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/morning_minutes

HALLOWEEN ON THE NEWS SERVICE: From illustrations to stories, we’ve got everything you’ll need for Halloween. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/special_reports/x2075846243/

HOME HELP: Weekly home and garden rail, with tips on creating a calming bedroom, how to prepare your deck for winter, and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/homepage/x635406317/Home-Help-Make-your-bedroom-a-safe-haven

HOME&GARDEN VIDEO: This week, a look at bonsai trees. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x398375778/Home-Garden-Videos-This-week-a-look-at-bonsai-trees

HOME&GARDEN PAGE: Beat back Old Man Winter's energy drain. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1348679733/Weekly-Lifestyle-Home-Garden-Beat-back-Old-Man-Winters-energy-drain

FAMILY TIME: Weekly family rail, with tips on keeping your pets safe this Halloween, a review of “Max Payne” and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/family/x1348680061/Family-Time-Keep-your-pets-safe-this-Halloween

TRAVELOGUE: Weekly travel rail, with a look at the 2009 inauguration festivities, good news from Amtrak, where you might see a Yeti and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1261532959/Travelogue-Start-campaigning-for-inaugural-tickets-now

GETAWAY: Explore Lake Placid any time of year. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/east/massachusetts/x270975531/Getaway-Explore-Lake-Placid-any-time-of-year

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: Breast Cancer Awareness Month content from GateHouse newspapers http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/special_reports/x1261530014/

LATE BLOOMER: 75-year-old uses her art to thrive. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/arts/x1261532650/A-late-bloomer-75-year-old-uses-her-art-to-thrive

--ENTERTAINMENT--

EDWARD NORTON: Norton's prodigious acting ability on full display in "Pride and Glory." By Ed Symkus. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/x635403421/Edward-Nortons-prodigious-acting-ability-on-full-display-in-Pride-and-Glory

--OPINIONS--

EDITORIAL: But is it socialism? http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/editorials/x1348682426/Editorial-But-is-it-socialism#

EDITORIAL: Race should not play a role in election. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/editorials/x1261534264/Editorial-Race-should-not-play-role-in-election

LLOYD GARVER: Comments on "It's Because He's Black, Stupid" column. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/east/massachusetts/x1348682922/Lloyd-Garver-Comments-on-Its-Because-Hes-Black-Stupid

KENT BUSH: Kent Bush: Wins and losses both test character. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1261533688/Kent-Bush-Wins-and-losses-both-test-character

PETER CHIANCA: Wii didn’t start the fire. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/columnists/x635406707/Peter-Chianca-Wii-didn-t-start-the-fire

ROBERT STINNETT: It's time for backups. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/columnists/x1348682087/Robert-Stinnett-Its-time-for-backups

FRANK MULLIGAN: Study finding findings. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1348681763/Frank-Mulligan-Study-finding-findings

--SPORTS--

FOOTBALL BRIEFS: PFW news on the Chiefs, Steelers, Eagles and Bears, plus the latest Fantasy Buzz. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/sports/pro/football/fantasy_football/x1261534254/Football-briefs-Chiefs-likely-stuck-with-delinquent-RB-Johnson

PHIL LUCIANO: Rays fan faces Web site fight. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/illinois/x1348682808/Phil-Luciano-Rays-fan-faces-Web-site-fight

UMPIRES’ UMPIRE: At the World Series, his opinion on the umpires actually matters. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/illinois/sports/x270975763

NASCAR CONTENT: 3 Questions with Jimmie Johnson, centerpiece on Kyle Busch’s travails, NASCAR rail, NASCAR page. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/sports/x1157490768/NASCAR-content-10-21-08

--NEWS--

POLITICAL RAIL: This is moving daily, and here’s a link to the latest. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x398374842/Political-Notebook-Oct-22

10 THINGS TO KNOW: About the vice presidential candidates. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1261531369/10-things-you-didn-t-know-about-Biden-and-Palin

ELECTION 2008: Columns and editorials. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/x635405838/Election-2008-columns-and-editorials

ELECTION 2008: Cartoons. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/cartoons/x1348681576/Election-2008-cartoons

ILLINOIS ROOTS: Abraham Lincoln. Paul Simon. Jesse Jackson. Adlai Stevenson. Barack Obama. John B. Anderson, Hillary Clinton and Ulysses S. Grant. They’re among an elite group of presidential candidates (and three presidents) who Illinoisans can, by varying degrees, call favorite sons and daughters. But what does that actually mean? http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/illinois/x270976075

ECONOMY PAGE: Economy in crisis coverage for week beginning 10.19.08. Links to content. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/special_reports/x635404060/

PHOTO: Visit from a tiger cub. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/images/x398375286/Photo-Visit-from-a-tiger-cu

PHOTO: Monet painting? http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/east/massachusetts/x1348682357/Photo-Artistically-afloat

PHOTO: Hay there. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/east/massachusetts/x1348682364/Photo-Hay-there

--BUSINESS--

LAYOFFS: Experts: As consumers reduce spending, more layoffs expected. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/east/massachusetts/x1157492315/Experts-As-consumers-reduce-spending-more-layoffs-expected