GateHouse News Service National Budget
1/25/12
  
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On GHNewsroom.com

WAKE UP CALL!: Would kids even eat healthy school lunches?
http://www.ghnewsroom.com/blogs/idea-lab/x1018811708/Wednesdays-Wake-Up-Call-Would-kids-even-eat-healthy-school-lunches

EDITING WORDS: AP style on Facebook Timeline
http://www.ghnewsroom.com/blogs/x66787764/AP-style-on-Facebook-Timeline

BEST OF THE DAY: Alternative story formats serve your readers
http://www.ghnewsroom.com/top%20stories/x767702825/Best-of-the-Day-Alternative-story-formats-serve-your-readers-1-24-12


Niche

PRO FOOTBALL WEEKLY: It's Patriots vs. Giants in Super Bowl XLVI
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x767704136/Pro-Football-Weekly-NFL-pages-Super-Bowl-preview-1

MONEY & INVESTING: Content from The Street on preparing for retirement, stocks to watch in 2012, household expenses to cut and more
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x870487012/2012-Money-Investing-magazine-Enjoy-your-retirement

SUPER BOWL QUARTER PAGE LAYOUT: 4 facts on the big game
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x1569720950/Super-Bowl-quarter-page-2012

SUPER BOWL RECIPES CALLOUT: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/reader_callouts/x1409895415/Reader-callout-Super-Bowl-recipes

SPRING BOOMERS: The benefits of yoga, get better sleep, safer spring cleaning
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x255283590/Spring-Boomers-magazine-Yoga

SPRING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS PAGE: 2012's research outlook
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/ghns_pages/x58613462/Spring-breast-cancer-awareness-page-Hope-on-the-Horizon

VALENTINE'S DAY CALLOUT: http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/reader_callouts/x1468790576/Reader-callout-Valentine-s-Day-words-of-love


The Street

APPLE: Apple stock hits high as iPhones, iPads double -- The technology company easily beat analysts' estimates in the most recent quarter. By James Rogers, The Street
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x1368168208/Apple-Stock-Hits-High-as-iPhones-iPads-Double

APPLE II: Apple, Amazon tablets can co-exist -- Apple's strong iPad sales during the first quarter aren't likely to impact Amazon's Kindle Fire. By Olivia Oran, The Street
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business/x1368168242/Apple-Amazon-Tablets-Can-Co-Exist

Find more news from The Street at http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/business


Lifestyles

HOME HELP: Keep the heat inside -- weekly Home Help with items on keeping your house warm and insulated, what to do with your old CDs, a home-selling tip and more. GHNS
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1069938618/Home-Help-Keep-the-heat-inside

MUDROOM: How to create a mudroom without remodeling - A mudroom is a wonderful thing, particularly for families with children. As a staging place for coming and going, a dedicated mudroom helps keep snow and mud off of good carpets while maintaining a centralized location for coats, boots and other outdoor paraphernalia. If I’m working on house planning concepts with clients, I always recommend building one into the plan. And if a client’s existing home doesn’t come equipped with a mudroom, there are still ways to make it work, even in the smallest available spot. By Linda Merrill, Networx.
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x550244214/How-to-create-a-mudroom-without-remodeling

CANDICE TELLS ALL: Loft kitchen-family room is a real high - Sue Jean and Dave are hip, young urbanites who work long hours in IT and banking. At the end of the day, they escape to their own private retreat: a swank, factory-turned-loft in the city's trendiest neighborhood. In their downtime, they love to entertain, but their open-concept kitchen/family room was definitely more factory than functional. By Candice Olson, Scripps Howard.
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x364057351/Candice-Tells-All-Loft-kitchen-family-room-is-a-real-high

FLOWERS: Flowering indoor plants offer mid-winter beauty, color -- People who planted amaryllis bulbs in early December have been watching their thick stems grow almost an inch a day –– making it a great plant for kids –– and explode at the top with fat red, white or pink-streaked blooms. Scripps Howard News Service
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x364057349/Flowering-indoor-plants-offer-mid-winter-beauty-color

INTERIORS: Top 10 list of most popular oil paintings  -- According to David Sasson, the CEO of overstockArt.com, Vincent van Gogh "consistently remains the most popular artist in the world." Rosemary Sadez Friedmann/ Scripps Howard News Service
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1870692208/Interiors-Top-10-list-of-most-popular-oil-paintings

HOMEFIX: Prepare house for sitting empty in winter -- I'm going to Florida for a couple of months, and I want to prepare my house for the winter. I've been advised to pour antifreeze in the toilet to prevent any water from freezing. Do you have any additional advice for me? Dwight Barnett/ Scripps Howard News Service
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x1018811752/HomeFix-Prepare-house-for-sitting-empty-in-winter

BEST DISH: Pumpkin Pancakes recipe -- I added more pumpkin, changed regular milk to soy milk, substituted Hodgson Mill all-purpose flour for Bisquick and substituted pumpkin pie spice for the separate cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Kathryn Rem/ The State Journal-Register (Ill.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x767705363/Best-Dish-Pumpkin-Pancakes-recipe
*Callout idea: Send us your best pancake recipe.

PAULA DEEN: Leave Paula Deen alone, says loyal fan -- A woman who knows Paula Deen –– inventor of the Krispy Kreme Burger and other calorie-packed dishes –– thinks the controversy over the celebrity cook’s diabetes announcement is a bunch of baloney. The State Journal-Register (Ill.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/news/x767705805/Leave-Paula-Deen-alone-says-loyal-fan
*Poll idea: Do you think Paula Deen should have gone public with her diabetes when she got the diagnosis?

LOST IN SUBURBIA: An arresting Groundhog Day - Tracy gets in trouble with the law for yelling at groundhog holes. By Tracy Beckerman, GHNS.
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x255290184/Lost-in-Suburbia-An-arresting-Groundhog-Day

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


Entertainment

PETER CHIANCA: Bob Dylan tribute both far-out and way-out - Listening to “Chimes of Freedom,” the new 76-song Bob Dylan tribute to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International, is almost a stream-of-consciousness experience. You sometimes feel like you’ve accidentally stumbled into the most way-out coffeehouse in some alternate-universe Greenwich Village. By Peter Chianca, North of Boston.
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/entertainment/x690033102/Peter-Chianca-Bob-Dylan-tribute-both-far-out-and-way-out
* Facebook idea: Ask fans what they think of Bob Dylan’s album.

5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND: This week’s suggestions include watching “The Grey,” observing the Challenger anniversary, celebrating National Puzzle Day and more.
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/lifestyle/family/x1069938095/5-Things-to-Do-This-Weekend-Jan-27-29
* Localization tip: Swap out any of these items for big local happenings. Also list any places that are having events related to the Space Shuttle Challenger anniversary.

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


Opinions

GRANLUND CARTOON: Iran sanctions -- Dave Granlund on the US and the EU imposing sanctions on Iran. GHNS
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/cartoons/x870486792/Granlund-cartoon-Iran-sanctions

GRANLUND CARTOON: Solar flares -- Dave Granlund on a solar flare that erupted from the sun's surface Sunday. GHNS
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/opinions/cartoons/x690033301/Granlund-cartoon-Solar-flares

MICHELLE TEHEUX: Neo-barbarians defend Marines accused of corpse desecration -- The neo-barbarians don’t appreciate our safe and civilized world and would like to regress a few steps. Some of these folks can currently be found commenting on websites on the topic of the Marines accused of urinating on dead Afghans. Pekin Daily Times (Ill.)
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x767705368/Michelle-Teheux-Neo-barbarians-defend-Marines-accused-of-corpse-desecration
*Poll idea: Should the Marines accused of urinating on dead Afghans be punished or prosecuted? Yes or no?

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


Business

DAVE RAMSEY: What’s your emergency fund range? - Weekly financial Q&A, with advice on emergency funds, finding foreclosed homes and financial planners. By Dave Ramsey, GHNS.
http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/features/x767702968/Dave-Ramsey-What-s-your-emergency-fund-range

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