GateHouse News Service National Budget
8/15/12
 
Contacts: Lisa Glowinski, (217) 816-3343, lglowinski@corp.gatehousemedia.com
Michael Toeset is out of the office.


At GHNewsroom:

REGIONAL PROJECTS: Missouri newsrooms offer package on cheap escapes
http://www.ghnewsroom.com/top%20stories/x1568950611/Regional-projects-Missouri-newsrooms-offer-package-on-cheap-escapes


Niche

FALL OPEN HOUSE AND MORTGAGE PAGES: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x1789226321/Fall-open-house-and-mortgage-pages
-- Also in Saxotech under category GHNS for Aug. 15

COLLEGE PREP: With articles on career exploration, acing the SAT or ACT, and finding funding for college
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x65941298/College-prep-magazine-Your-career-starts-here
-- Also in Saxotech under category GHNS for Aug. 15

NASCAR PAGE: Why Brad Keselowski is the sport's next big thing
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x65941226/Weekly-Nascar-page-The-Bradlands

SEPTEMBER FAMILY: Gymnastics for fitness, cleaning tips for homes with pets and homemade frozen yogurt recipes
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x1489225025/September-Family-magazine-On-the-flip-side
-- Also in Saxotech under category GHNS for Aug. 6

BACK TO SCHOOL PHOTOS CALLOUT: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/reader_callouts/x1882859484/Reader-callout-Back-to-school
-- Also in Saxotech under category GHNS for Undated

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PHOTOS CALLOUT: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/reader_callouts/x1599840948/Reader-callout-High-school-football
-- Also in Saxotech under category GHNS for Undated
*NOTE: This will be August's syndicated callout, to be posted to your sites Monday


Lifestyles

TRADING POST: Brunch Coffeecake -- “My mom, June Kern, made this recipe all the time. She found it in a farmer’s magazine many years ago. She’s gone now, but I make it all the time. It brings back the fond memories of my childhood,” she wrote. Kathryn Rem/ The State Journal-Register (Ill.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ebyline/food/x1782329852/Trading-Post-Brunch-Coffeecake

FOOD NETWORK CONTEST: Food Network star Jeff Mauro hosts coffee showdown at five state fairs -- Jeff Mauro, Season 7 winner of “Food Network Star,” is traveling this summer to five state fairs – California, Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa – and challenging the public to create tasty and unique hot or cold coffee drinks. Kathryn Rem/ The State Journal-Register (Ill.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ebyline/food/x1782329860/Food-Network-star-Jeff-Mauro-hosts-coffee-showdown-at-five-state-fairs

HOME STYLE: All about buffets -- The best thing about buffets is that they are an ideal addition to just about any room in your home. Here are some quick tips on how to pick and use a buffet to add style to your home. Scripps Howard News Service
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x218313014/Home-Style-All-about-buffets

HOBBIES: A simple binding will dress up DIY photo album -- As summer draws to a close, it's fun to relive vacation memories by creating a do-it-yourself scrapbook. Here's how to pull out those vacation photos and put them on display in a special scrapbook, made by you.  Scripps Howard News Service
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x218313016/Hobbies-A-simple-binding-will-dress-up-DIY-photo-album

YARDSMART: How to make jam -- There is no catalyst like a large mature fruit tree to lure us back to the art of food preservation. The ability to can excess fruit means you'll enjoy it all winter long. If you're a beginner, the easiest way to get started is by making fruit jam. Maureen Gilmer/ Scripps Howard News Service
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x218313021/Yardsmart-How-to-make-jam

HOMEFIX: Condensate leaks can cause major damage -- Q: I have a combination furnace/air conditioner in a utility room of my finished basement. The air conditioner has a pump near the bottom of the furnace that collects the condensate water from the air conditioner and pumps it across the basement to the laundry drain. Dwight Barnett/ Scripps Howard News Service
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x218313037/Homefix-Condensate-leaks-can-cause-major-damage

ASK THE PLUMBER: Create a 'checklist' when choosing a toilet -- Q: I recently looked into getting a new toilet and was confused at all the choices I needed to make when buying one. I know that you have a way of making most plumbing issues easy to understand. So, can you help guide me through the process of choosing my new toilet? -- Fred, Ohio. Dwight Barnett/ Scripps Howard News Service
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x218313039/Ask-the-Plumber-Create-a-checklist-when-choosing-a-toilet

More in home and family at http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle


Entertainment

PETER CHIANCA: Springsteen delivers a moving house party at Fenway  -- When Bruce Springsteen asked Boston’s Fenway Park crowd who was seeing him and the E Street Band for the first time, a surprising number of hands went up. “The pressure’s on!” he declared. He needn’t have worried. Wicked Local North of Boston (Mass.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/x1587348209/Peter-Chianca-Springsteen-delivers-a-moving-house-party-at-Fenway

More in movies and music at http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment


Opinions

EDITORIAL: Johnny Pesky's spirit -- At no point has either the team or its fans seemed united on anything this season, especially on the subject of the new manager, Bobby Valentine. But now they are united in grief: Johnny Pesky, the man who has been the heart and soul of the Red Sox for 70 years, is dead. MetroWest Daily News (Mass.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ebyline/opinions/x976200812/Editorial-Johnny-Peskys-spirit

MICHELLE TEHEUX: Lots of problems, but what about solutions? -- One philosophy you hear a lot about nowadays is “every man for himself” — that each person should make good choices and solve his own problems. That sounds just great until you talk to some of the people who need help. Pekin Daily Times (Ill.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ebyline/opinions/x1405825030/Michelle-Teheux-Lots-of-problems-but-what-about-solutions

More columns and cartoons at http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions


Business

BIZ BITS: 5 reasons why buying a home is still a good idea -- Weekly business rail, with home-buying tips, BBB advice on burglary alarms, and more. GHNS
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x1489221417/Biz-Bits-Five-reasons-why-buying-a-home-is-still-a-good-idea

DAVE RAMSEY: Are coupons a waste of time? -- Weekly financial Q-and-A, with advice on using coupons and how to spend birthday money given to a baby. By Dave Ramsey, GateHouse News Service
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x65941370/Dave-Ramsey-Are-coupons-a-waste-of-time

MAKING CENTS: Right time for renters to begin buying? -- If you've looked for a nice apartment or home to rent, you've probably noticed that the monthly cost of renting has risen substantially over the past few years. Even with low interest rates, borrowers are having a tough time qualifying for mortgages. John P. Napolitano/ GHNS
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x1568954988/Making-Cents-Right-time-for-renters-to-begin-buying

More in tech and finance at http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business



Sports

FANTASY FOOTBALL: Draft value of running backs gets higher -- Ryan Mathews (SD) broke his clavicle on the first carry of pre-season last week, and it has already had a ripple effect on drafts. Mathews says he’s targeting a return Week 1 of the regular season, but previous and current fantasy owners of the third-year back know that injuries tend to linger. Joey Baskerville/ The Journal-Standard (Ill.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ebyline/sports/x1789226258/Fantasy-Football-Draft-value-of-running-backs-gets-higher

TIGER/RORY/GOLF: Paul Jannace: McIlroy doing what Tiger used to do -- Anyone wishing to catch this man was left helpless because he was simply too good. Instead of a bogey here and there to keep hope alive for the rest of the field, this man kept increasing his lead and left the golf world in the dust. Daily Reporter (N.Y.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ebyline/sports/x1260722877/Paul-Jannace-McIlroy-doing-what-Tiger-used-to-do

FEMALE ATHLETES: Neal Simon: Thank Nixon for our female Olympic athletes -- These were the first Olympic Games in which there have been more female U.S. Olympians than males. Significantly, American women won 58 medals to 46 for the men. The American women also mined more gold, leaving London with 29 gold medals compared with 15 for U.S. male Olympians. The Evening Tribune (N.Y.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ebyline/opinions/x912152965/Neal-Simon-Thank-Nixon-for-our-female-Olympic-athletes

More in NASCAR and NFL at http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/sports