GateHouse News Service National Budget
For 6/28-30/08 editions
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FOURTH OF JULY CONTENT: Check out content related to the Fourth of July, including columns, food features and more. We are adding to this file as content comes in.
SPECIAL WEB SITE: New England paper drives web content for big trial. Check it out on ghnewsroom.
LOOKING UP: It's worth staying up late for the stars and fireflies. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/columnists/x833721079/Looking-Up-Worth-staying-up-for-stars-fireflies
BOB SNELLER: The silly side of the creek. NEOSHO, Mo.
NATTY AND NICE: These shoes a perfect fit
WOOD ON WORDS: Barry's averse to flying in adverse weather. ... Well, not really - I’ll admit it, I’m averse to flying in adverse weather conditions. Actually, I’m not fond of flying at all, but I wanted to illustrate the difference between “averse” and “adverse.” ROCKFORD
WOMEN’S WORK: Breaking the glass ceiling in the surgical suite – They often are mistaken for nurses. Surgical patients make appointments with them to receive detailed explanations about opening the body and making life-changing repairs. Still, some are amazed to realize these women will be the ones holding the scalpel, directing the operating-room team and performing the surgery. SPRINGFIELD http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/illinois/x415947464
DO NOTHING CLUB: Do Nothing Club has been doing nothing for more than 20 years - When the children were tucked in and the cat was fed, when the laundry was folded and the dishes put away, nine young mothers left their chores behind to do something they hadn’t done all day long: nothing. ROCKFORD
CHOCOLATE OF THE SEA: Don’t be too quick to turn your nose up at Chocolate Basil Shrimp. One taste and you might just find that it’s pretty darned good. ROCKFORD
50 CENT’S JUST OK: 'T.O.S (Terminate on Sight)' by G-Unit sticks to theme. SUSSEX COUNTIAN
BANDS FIND WAY TO TOUR: Rock 'n' rolling on veggie oil? Bands know they still need to play live to gain traction, so they’re cutting back on other expenses to keep rolling, even though fuel prices are high. CANANDAIGUA, N.Y.
KENT BUSH: Pushing the bounds of common sense – Climate change extremists need to gain credibility if they want people to listen.
KEVIN FRISCH: Photography is not without its negatives
CHARITA GOSHAY: AIDS is something we can’t ignore.
DEIRDRE REILLY: Now that summer is in full swing, many of you may have chosen to go on vacation. But I will be doing exactly what our forefathers did when they had no budget and little time off: cleaning the attic. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/columnists/x1429066219/Deirdre-Reilly-Toys-in-the-attic#
EDITORIAL: Supreme Court finally defines Second Amendment - Talk about a landmark ruling. Thursday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court finally told us what the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution means. We’d only been waiting since 1791, for heaven’s sake. ROCKFORD
DIRK HAYHURST: Bullpen Gospel, occasional column by minor league pitcher. CANTON
AROUND BASEBALL: Weekly column wrapping up the MLB. CANTON
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Weekly political rail, with a look at Obama’s iPod playlist, You Tell Us about the gun-control ruling, the latest presidential polls and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/politics_elections/x2113786613/Political-Notebook-Guess-who-s-on-Obama-s-iPod
THIS WEEK IN WEIRD: A compilation of weird news from GateHouse papers from the last week.
LEXINGTON REACTS TO MCCAIN’S PROJECT: Lexington reacts to McCain’s ‘Lexington Project’ - Where Democrats outnumber Republicans 4-1.
MAN TURNS HIMSELF IN AFTER SEEING PIC ON WEB: Man turns himself in after seeing own photo on police Web site. BROCKTON, Mass.
PRISONERS TASTES FREEDOM: Chewing gum, cell phones, sunrises – In the hours after his release from prison, Alan Beaman drank water from a glass, chewed gum, used a knife to cut his steak dinner, talked on a cell phone and played with two dogs. The mundane details of everyday life stood out in the 35-year-old’s mind as monumental Friday, his first day of freedom in 13 years. ROCKFORD http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/illinois/x2113787222
LINCOLN IMAGES FOR SALE: Couple puts Lincoln images up for sale – The more than 150 images of Abraham Lincoln that collectors Jim and Carole Shay have displayed at the Springfield Art Association Gallery of Art include a portrait of the 16th president made up of text from the Gettysburg Address. For $286, someone else may own the Gettysburg portrait given the fact that the Shays are selling all the images in the exhibition, “The Many Faces of Abe: The Jim and Carole Shay Collection.” SPRINGFIELD
BIZ BITS: Weekly business rail, with tips on how to overcome workday blues, a look at the Firefox 3 Web browser, why two grade-school girls are protesting gas prices and more. http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x833720045/Biz-Bits-How-to-get-rid-of-those-summertime-workday-blues
TALKING CARS: Faulty directionals. Q&A column on cars. PLYMOUTH, Mass.
CHECKOUT LANE: Gear up for mosquitoes with repellents. LEDGER
NEW PERKS AT WORK: Employers try to hang on to employees with new perks at work – Employers think outside the box for ways to show their appreciation ... and to retain their best and brightest. ROCKFORD http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/illinois/x390620237
FINE ART STORAGE: Canton’s Humboldt Storage finding niche with fine art buyers, sellers - When the company was asked to make a high-profile, cross-country delivery of a $135 million painting by Austrian artist Gustav Kilmt in 2006, Humboldt CEO Howard Goldman saw a prospective niche in storing, moving and managing fine art collections. Ledger, Bauer, on wire now
HARPOON’S NEW BEERS: Harpoon rolls out Leviathan series of beers - Harpoon’s latest line of limited-release beers aim for full-bodied taste with heavy alcohol content. Ledger, Chesto, on wire now
National Budget for 6.28-30.08
GateHouse News Service National Budget