GateHouse News Service National Budget
For 6/26/08 editions
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Lifestyles (Thursday is Home & Garden)
HOME HELP: Weekly home & garden rail, with items on skylights, a cheap way to make sure your new paint scheme actually works, how to control aphids and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/home_and_garden/x390617159/Home-Help-Add-some-natural-light-to-your-home
HOME PAGE: Beat out garden pests.
HOME VIDEO: This week, fixing decorating disasters.
TRAVELOGUE: Weekly travel rail, with a look at some roadside monsters in the U.S., how to get free gas from Vermont and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/travel/x415945664/Travelogue-Discover-some-monsters-this-summer
ACTOR JAMIE KALER PROFILE: Hanging with one of the ‘boys’ - His character on the sitcom "My Boys'' is a Chicago Cubs fan, but actor and comedian Jamie Kaler, a Massachusetts native, is a fierce Boston sports fan. Ledger, Barbuto, on wire now
FOURTH FOOD: Try this berry good cake. CANTON
FOURTH FOOD: A sparkling cocktail. CANTON
KENT BUSH: Obama and McCain have traveled far from their platforms. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/kansas/x2010596422/Kent-Bush-Candidates-have-traveled-far-from-platforms
JERRY MOORE: Suspicion of legislators erodes trust in government. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/illinois/opinions/x2113785366/Jerry-Moore-Suspicion-of-legislators-erodes-trust-in-government
EDITORIAL: Many paths to heaven - Of all the dogma that has sustained the religious through the millennia, none is a more problematic in the 21st century world than this: Our faith is the one true path to heaven. MetroWest, on wire now
MAHONEY CARTOON: FREE SODA WITH HOUSE - Free two-liter bottle of Coke with purchase of any new home. Ledger, on wire now
MAHONEY CARTOON: ON WIND POWER - Ledger, on wire now
NASCAR CONTENT: Includes NASCAR page, as well as story on David Gilliland and 3 questions with Jeff Gordon, as well as the NASCAR rail.
TODD PORTER: Ohio State’s Kosta Koufos ready for the draft after working out in Vegas - When Kosta Koufos left for Las Vegas back in April, he went to Sin City with a few hundred bucks in his pockets. Every few days, his agent, Mark Termini, or a representative would check and see if he needed more money. A 19-year-old kid in Vegas all alone could find a way to go through some dough. Termini never did have to send more money.
NASCAR IN NEW HAMPSHIRE: More to NASCAR Weekend in New Hampshire than the Sprint Cup race. LEDGER
ENTWISTLE VERDICT– Guilty of first degree murder of his wife and 9-month-old daughter in their Hopkinton, Mass., home in January 2006. MetroWest, Miller, ASAP
Will be updated
HERO OR VILLAIN: A man who walked into the Sangamon County Jail on Monday night, gun in hand, to surrender after allegedly shooting another man, already was on parole for a gun crime. But the same man also was honored by the Illinois Department of Public Health in 1997 for rescuing and resuscitating a drowning boy. SPRINGFIELD
DARING ESCAPE: Prisoner makes daring daylight 'SHUFFLE' escape - A Lawrence man being held in connection with a 2007 violent home invasion pulled off an escape Wednesday in broad daylight and in the presence of at least two Essex County Sheriff’s deputies outside Salem Superior Court. Beverly Citizen, Gates, on wire now
VACCINE FOR GIRLS: Vaccine for girls is a dilemma for parents - Parents and family groups disagree on push to vaccinate young girls with Gardasil, which protects against one of cervical cancer’s most common causes: a sexually-transmitted infection known as HPV. Enterprise, Scarpati, on wire now
TEEN SUMMER JOBS: Summer jobs few and far between for teens
– Teens are discovering that finding employment is harder than in previous summers as they compete with job-seeking adults who have been fired or laid off. PEORIA
National budget for 6.26.08
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