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PFW PAGES: Previews of this weekend's NFL games

NASCAR PAGE: Drivers who've been lucky and not so much this season

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OCTOBER RADARFROG PAGE: Recycle your pumpkin
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The Street

BLACK FRIDAY: 5 ways holiday shopping has already begun

CONSUMER: The $20 cardboard bicycle that really works

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LOST IN SUBURBIA: A lesson for the laundry-challenged - Since I work from home, I don’t generally get dressed up for the occasion. Most of the time I consider it a successful day if I change out of my bathrobe and put on actual clothes. Because of this, I don’t have a lot of fancy clothes, and most of what I do have can easily be thrown in the wash. By Tracy Beckerman, GHNS.

BREAST HEALTH: Breast health and disease prevention: The best alternative medicine is healthy nutrition - It’s no secret that good nutrition is a key component in breast health and disease prevention. But sometimes it takes a little reminding as to what good nutrition really is, and there is no better time for a primer than during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. By Jennifer Mastroianni, Canton, Ohio.

BEER NUT: Pour a taste of autumn with cider - A man, even a beer geek like me, can’t live on beer alone. That’s why, when I just need something different, I grab a cider. By Norman Miller, MetroWest, Mass.

TASTE OF TRAVEL: Discovering the infinite beauty of Ottawa - Plan ahead, travel to Ottawa for the world's largest Tulip Festival. By Charlene Peters, Wicked Local.

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GRANLUND CARTOON: Record-setting free fall. By Dave Granlund, GHNS.

RHONDA JONES: Making for a meaningful month - Here is my proposal: How about October being the “Return to God” Month? By Rhonda Jones, Messenger Post, N.Y.

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DEAR MONTY: The downside to a tough negotiation - If a buyer has a contract on a house, home inspection was done and the buyer’s attorney filed a letter to the seller's attorney that all work has to be done by the seller and have not received a response, can the listing agent put this property listed on the market with a lower amount than the original offer from the buyer? By Richard Montgomery, GHNS.

DAVE RAMSEY: Taking care of old debts - Weekly financial Q-and-A, with advice on old debts on your credit report, and saving money for a car. By Dave Ramsey, GHNS.

BIZ BITS: Four easy tech tips small-business owners can start using today - Weekly business rail, with technology tips for small-business owners, BBB advice on getting loans over the Internet, and more. By GHNS.
* Localization tip: You could include a weekly tax tip from a local expert, have a business-related Q&A with a local expert or do a “business of the week” feature in which you highlight a local business.

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FANTASY FOOTBALL: Why I don’t do start-sit - So here’s the deal. I don’t do start-sit columns. Not that there’s anything wrong with them. It’s just not for me. By Joey Baskerville, Freeport, Ill.
* Facebook idea: Ask football fans to comment on Joey’s column.

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