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For 9/28/10 editions
 
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Notes

WAKE UP CALL!: Will your public library go private?

5 THINGS TO KNOW: Last week's Society for News Design conference


Niche

READER CALLOUT: National Newspaper Week (Oct. 3-9)

NAA NATIONAL NEWSPAPER WEEK ADS

FALL HEALTHY LIVING: Our redesigned tab has stories on taking a tech "detox," hoarding and at-home workouts. Don't forget to download the infosheet for easy localization ideas.

RED RIBBON WEEK PAGE: Prescription drug abuse

WEEKLY KIDZBUZZ PAGE: All about bees for National Honey Month

OCTOBER FAMILY: Our redesigned tab has stories on family game nights, a fun twist on school lunches and more. Don't forget to download the infosheet for easy localization ideas.

Find the full year's niche schedule here


Lifestyles

BREAST CANCER CONTENT

FALL CONTENT

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Gearing up for a gluten-free holiday -- Weekly food for thought with items on gluten-free diets, "The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals" by Michael Pollan, Jim's Bacon Cornbread recipe and more.?

FAMILY TIME: Weekly family rail, with some easy Halloween projects, a review of “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole” and more.

KEVIN FRISCH: And the banned played on - Few parents would recommend “Ball Four” as the optimum introduction to the world of reading. I’m reminded of this because we’re in the midst of Banned Books Week.

JODY FEINBERG: Actress Marianne Leone celebrates and mourns her son, discusses cerebral palsy -- On the underside of her wrist, actress Marianne Leone has a small black tattoo of her son’s name, Jesse, etched in script above an infinity symbol. Leone had planned to bring Jesse to get his own tattoo when he turned 18, but he died in 2005 at age 17 from complications of a seizure disorder.
-- Localization tip: List in a sidebar local support groups for mourning parents and families dealing with cerebral palsy.

DR. JEFF HERSH: Are flu shots worth it? - It seems like the hype about the swine flu last year was pretty overblown. Should I bother getting a flu shot this year?

DR. MURRAY FEINGOLD: Do you have destination amnesia? - You may be afflicted with a malady called destination amnesia and not even know it. Destination amnesia is defined as incorrectly believing that you gave or shared information with one person, when in fact, you really told another person.

SENIOR SAVVY: Sisters disagree on dad's care - My sister and I do not agree on the care my father needs. My sister visits often but does not tend to help around the house. She feels my father can do everything and it is important for him to do as much for himself as possible. By Debbie Gitner and Linda Sullivan.

DARIN ST. GEORGE: Five lifts you'll meet in heaven -- One way or another, you've developed a ritual at your place of fitness and I bet dollars to doughnuts that it is hardly ever interrupted –– until now.
-- Localization tip: Offer the addresses in a sidebar of local fitness centers, classes or sponsored programs.


Opinions  

GRANLUND CARTOON: Mideast peace and West Bank settlements.

O'MAHONEY CARTOON: End of the recession.

EDITORIAL: Political cash flows from secret donors -- Political commercials are running back to back to back on TV. New candidate flyers clog the mail every day, and it's still more than a month before the election. Who's paying for all this?

CHERYL MILLER: Where goes the Tea Party road? -- Contrary to innuendo and the smears of biased reporting, the grassroots Tea Party garners support from virtually every socio-economic class and religious persuasion.

AMY GEHRT: Feeding Americans their vegetables -- The number of vegetables that are consumed has actually gone down. For example, 10 percent of restaurant-goers in 1989 ordered a salad as a main course. Today, that number has been cut in half, to a scant 5 percent.