GateHouse News Service National Budget
For 10/26/10 editions
Contacts: Lisa Glowinski, (217) 816-3343, firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Toeset, (630) 835-8870, email@example.com
WAKE UP CALL!: Are alcoholic energy drinks dangerous?
LEDE: Liveblogging from GateHouse's training sessions this week
HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: Ideas for gals, guys, grandparents, teens/tweens and pets
VETERANS DAY PAGE: How to thank a veteran you know
-- VETERANS DAY CALLOUT
WEEKLY KIDZBUZZ PAGE: A math maze for Halloween
REDESIGNED BOOMERS: The winter edition features articles on Medicare changes for 2011, what to consider in a vacation home, Thanksgiving recipes for two and more.
READER CALLOUT: Fall foliage
NOVEMBER FAMILY: 4 ways to put a new spin on Thanksgiving dinner, Black Friday shopping prep, teaching teens to be safe drivers and more
HALLOWEEN CALLOUT: Send in your Halloween photos
-- HALLOWEEN PAGE: Make your house haunted
-- READER CALLOUT: Show off your pumpkin carvings
Find the full year's niche schedule here
NATIONAL POLITICS FEED: Subscribe your site to the GHNS: News - Politics syndication feed; see it here
* Questions? Contact news service editor Lisa Glowinski, firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-816-3343.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Weekly food for thought with items on time-saving hosting tips, easy kale recipe, “Food Lovers Soup” by Aleksandra Malyska and more.
FAMILY TIME: Paw-friendly tips for a fresh home and a healthy pet - Weekly family rail, with tips on keeping your pet-friendly house smelling nice, a review of “Hereafter” and more. By GateHouse News Service.
WINE AND POLITICS: Owner makes election prediction based off wine sales-- GOP (Grapes Only Party) and DEM (Delicious Every Moment) wine is featured. Both wines are the same, except for the labels. Which wine is selling more? By Kathryn Rem/ State Journal-Register, Ill.
WINTER BLUES: Think now about staying fit during the winter - The best way to fend off the winter blues and extra weight? Find ways to keep your mind and body active. Here's what you can do. By Carol Sponagle, Springfield, Ill., State Journal-Register.
* Localization tip: For the indoor activities, suggest some places around your town.
PETER CHIANCA: I’ll take my free iPad now - I have decided to request that Apple send me a complimentary iPad, their hugely popular tablet computer. Sure, I know that everyone wants a free iPad, but it just so happens that I have a particularly urgent need for the device’s primary function, which is to make you look cooler than you actually are. By Peter Chianca of North Shore (Mass.) Sunday.
VETERANS DAY CONTENT: Check out our collection of Veterans Day content. We’ll add links as new items come in. If your paper has something to share, please send it through Zope or e-mail it to email@example.com.
SUDOKU: Puzzles 855-889 (November puzzles) are now available for download. Previous puzzles are linked to in this file as well.
BOOK REVIEW: 'Their Last Suppers' documents last meals of celebrities - In his book, Andrew Caldwell examines the last meals of celebrities, such as the Dover sole and champagne that Princess Diana was served before a car crash took her life. By Kathryn Rem/ State (Ill.) Journal-Register
HALLOWEEN BOOK: Author finds gory moral lessons in favorite horror films -- Meredith O’Hayre's “The Scream Queen’s Survival Guide” is subtitled “Avoid Machetes, Defeat Evil Children, Steer Clear of Bloody Dismemberment and Conquer Other Horror Movie Cliches.” Just in time for Halloween. By Dana Barbuto/ The Patriot Ledger (Boston)
BRITT CARTOON: NPR after the Juan Williams firing. By Chris Britt of the Springfield, Ill., State Journal-Register.
GRANLUND CARTOON: Giants vs. Rangers in the World Series. By Dave Granlund, GateHouse News Service cartoonist.
AMY GEHRT: Casting your vote will make a difference -- If you elect to stay home and squander your right to vote, you just might find that the day’s big loser is you. After all, how can you expect anything to change if you refuse to participate? By Amy Gehrt/ Pekin (Ill.) Daily Times
JERRY MOORE: Tea party activists have set a good example -- Many pundits dismissed them as a passing fad when they began in 2009, but they have made a definite impact on the primaries this year. By Jerry Moore/ Suburban Life (Ill.) Publications
* Localization tip: Get quotes and comments from local tea party supporters and/or groups.
NFL QUICK SHOTS: Replay loophole benefits Packers, costs Lovie and Bears - The Bears and Packers exposed the biggest problem with the NFL’s replay system, and it has nothing to do with Lovie Smith never knowing which plays to challenge. No, the problem is replay relies on TV. By Matt Trowbridge of the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star.
MAKING CENTS: Get control of monthly cost of living - Whether you earn more than you spend or you are living exclusively from your savings, it is a good idea to know your monthly cost of living. By John P. Napolitano, The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Mass.
CHECKOUT LANE: The annual Halloween costume craze is setting in - Still trying to scare up a Halloween costume? Don't be surprised if you have trouble finding what you want. By Ashlee Fairey, The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Mass.
* Localization tip: Talk to Halloween stores in your area to see what's hot, if they have any last-minute tips, etc.
National budget 10.26.10
GateHouse News Service National Budget