National budget 11.20.12

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

GateHouse News Service national budget 11.20.12

Contacts: Lisa Glowinski is on vacation this week

Michael Toeset, 630-835-8870, mtoeset@gatehousemedia.com

AT GHNEWSROOM

STORY IDEA: Are housing starts up in your area?

http://www.ghnewsroom.com/top%20stories/x1233649757/Story-idea-Are-housing-starts-up-in-your-area

PHOTOS: Gallery of the week

http://www.ghnewsroom.com/highlight/x1233649473/Gallery-of-the-week-The-Peoria-Train-Fair-Peoria-Journal-Star-11-18-12

NICHE

NASCAR PAGE: Repeat or redemption?

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/carousel/x1582305707/Weekly-NASCAR-page-Repeat-of-redemption

* Note: This is the final page of this NASCAR season.

DECEMBER FAMILY: Tips on handling holiday stress, what you need to know about Medicare's enrollment deadline and holiday recipes for candy canes, coffees and cocoa.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x2105838587/December-Family-magazine-Holiday-stress

-- Also in Saxotech under category GHNS for Nov. 13

KIDZBUZZ: The planets

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x35739256/Weekly-NIE-page-Planets

THANKSGIVING COUPON PROMOS: To tout the deals in your insert-heavy editions

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x1582302410/2012-Thanksgiving-page-one-banner-promo-and-rack-card

-- Also in Saxotech under category GHNS, Undated

THANKSGIVING RECIPES CALLOUT: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/reader_callouts/x2053820540/Reader-callout-Thanksgiving-recipes

WHAT YOU HUNTED CALLOUT: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/reader_callouts/x671084385/Reader-callout-What-you-hunted

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: With ideas for teens and tweens, tech lovers, travelers and more

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x2053821071/2012-Holiday-Gift-Guide

-- Also in Saxotech under category GHNS for Nov. 7

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY TAB: To profile local businesses taking part in the Nov. 24 event

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x354109013/Small-Business-Saturday-2012

-- Also in Saxotech under category GHNS for Oct. 1

THE STREET

Wireless Scale, iPhone, Fight Holiday Weight Gain

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x1671794292/Wireless-Scale-iPhone-Fight-Holiday-Weight-Gain

Nokia's HERE Maps App: Review

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x1671794294/Nokias-HERE-Maps-App-Review

The Digital Skeptic: Executives Are Next in the Outsourcing Wave

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x459326077/The-Digital-Skeptic-Executives-Are-Next-in-the-Outsourcing-Wave

More from The Street at http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business

LIFESTYLES

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Entertaining from harvest to holiday — As the season changes, so does your recipe repertoire. By GHNS.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/carousel/x1582305679/Food-for-Thought-Entertaining-from-harvest-to-holiday

FAMILY TIME: How to keep your pets healthy and happy all winter long - Weekly family rail, pet-health tips, a review of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2,” and more. By GHNS.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1582305606/Family-Time-How-to-keep-your-pets-healthy-and-happy-all-winter-long

* Localization tip: Any of the first three items can be localized – ask a local family counselor to provide a tip of the week, ask movie-going parents to give reviews of movies or ask youngsters to send in book reviews.

CAL LORD: God's word a bulwark in ever-changing world — Change! Most of us dread it. By Cal Lord, Norwich, CT

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1978605357/Cal-Lord-God-s-word-a-bulwark-in-ever-changing-world

More in lifestyle at http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle

ENTERTAINMENT

5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND: Here are five things to do this Thanksgiving weekend.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1582305874/5-Things-to-Do-This-Weekend-Nov-22-25

* Localization tip: This file works best localized since there generally are quite a few local happenings this weekend. List things like ice rinks that are open, hot shopping spots, Christmas tree farms, hay rides, etc.

* File is moving early because of Thanksgiving.

DECEMBER SUDOKU: Sudoku puzzles 1618-1652 (December puzzles) are available for download.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/puzzles/x2105838945/Sudoku-puzzles-1618-1652-December-puzzles

More in entertainment at http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment

OPINIONS

GRANLUND CARTOON: Giving thanks. By Dave Granlund, GHNS.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/x1559136681/Granlund-cartoon-Giving-thanks

GRANLUND CARTOON: Israel and Hamas. By Dave Granlund, GHNS.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/x1582305699/Granlund-cartoon-Israel-and-Hamas

O’MAHONEY CARTOON: Lincoln and Twinkies. By O'Mahoney, The Patriot Ledger.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1582305782/OMahoney-cartoon-Lincoln-and-Twinkies

KENT BUSH: Lessons need to be learned from 2012 - It is said that politics makes strange bedfellows. By Kent Bush, Augusta, Kan.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/2012-elections/x1559136839/Kent-Bush-Lessons-need-to-be-learned-from-2012

AMY GEHRT: Poised to plunge? - The U.S. economy could be poised to plunge over the so-called fiscal cliff by year’s end. But with the bruising election cycle now behind them, lawmakers are showing signs they may finally be ready to work together to avert another financial crisis. By Amy Gehrt, Pekin, Ill.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/2012-elections/x1559136770/Amy-Gehrt-Poised-to-plunge

GARY BROWN: Stuffing yourself at Thanksgiving dinner — Eating Thanksgiving dinner in the 1950s and 1960s at the home of Aunt Jessie and Uncle Frank was where I discovered how to stuff myself silly. By Gary Brown, Canton, Ohio.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x970309286/Gary-Brown-Stuffing-yourself-at-Thanksgiving-dinner

NEAL SIMON: Thanksgiving and football, a great American tradition — Thanksgiving and football. By Neal Simon, Hornell, N.Y.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/columnists/x1665836044/Neal-Simon-Thanksgiving-and-football-a-great-American-tradition

PETER CHIANCA: This year's reasons to be thankful, sort of — As you may recall, every year at this time I like to offer up a list of reasons we have to be thankful. By Peter Chianca, North of Boston.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x970309601/Peter-Chianca-This-years-reasons-to-be-thankful-sort-of

EDITORIAL: Careful what you wish for — No doubt many an American believes British Petroleum got what it had coming with a record criminal penalty of $4.5 billion for the 2010 oil spill that killed 11 workers and fouled the Gulf of Mexico. By The Editorial Board, Peoria, Ill.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x719495147/Editorial-Careful-what-you-wish-for

KENT BUSH: Thanksgiving is bittersweet this year - I have so much to be thankful for. But this year when I was heading toward Thanksgiving, I couldn’t help thinking more about what I was missing than what I still have. By Kent Bush, Augusta, Kan.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1559136843/Kent-Bush-Thanksgiving-is-bittersweet-this-year

More in opinions at http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions