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Penny Riordan manages digital content partnerships for GateHouse Media. She works out of the Center for News and Design in Austin. Prior to joining the company, she worked at Patch.com for four years, where she led social media, blogging and UGC ...
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Penny Riordan manages digital content partnerships for GateHouse Media. She works out of the Center for News and Design in Austin. Prior to joining the company, she worked at Patch.com for four years, where she led social media, blogging and UGC efforts for the company. She also launched a Patch site in Maryland. Penny has also worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Maryland and Connecticut.
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Sept. 21, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Upcoming stories from The Street:

Monday, September 24
Romney Adviser Wants his $1,000 Back from John Kerry – The story of what Mitt Romney’s senior adviser did when he worked for Democrats in 2001. (DEAUX -- STORY)
Making Millions on Arts and Crafts  -- Craftsy is an online education platform offering interactive classes in everything from knitting to sewing and cake decorating. In just one year, the site expects to have 600,000 enrolled paying students. This is a trend for crafty entrepreneurs to follow. (STORY – KULIKOWSKI)

What Would You Give Up to Buy Your Dream Home? -- Contributing less to your 401K in order to own a house today may not be the right way to go. (STORY- CAWAD)
Selling a Home During Fall – Autumn is always a strong home sales season and with the rebound in the national housing market, there’s even more impetus to put that home on the market now. (STORY – KRONENBERG)
Tuesday, September 25
10 Reasons to Panic About Holiday Travel...Now -- Thanksgiving and Christmas are still months away! There's plenty of time to buy tickets and book hotels, right? You couldn't be more wrong. Every second you spend reading this pitch instead of making holiday travel reservations, you're losing money. (LIST -- NOTTE)

Avoiding Mortgage 'Junk Fees' – Whether you're buying a home or refinancing, here's a look at so-called "junk fees" that lenders often try to add to your mortgage closing bill -- and how savvy consumers can haggle them partly or fully away. (STORY – KRONENBERG)
10 Ways Apple Is ‘Overpriced’ – Apple’s rise to $700 per share has renewed debate about whether its stock is overpriced. But its new Lightning connector which requires a $29 adaptor shows where Apple is really overpriced: in the land of accessories. Here are the 10 most overpriced Apple accessories and how to get them for cheaper. (STORY – GAMM)
Wednesday, September 26
Romney’s Bid to Praise Coal and Nat Gas – Mitt Romney’s energy platform has the Republican presidential nominee support coal and natural gas, even though the two sources are at odds. (DEAUX-- STORY)
Parents Weekend: Is Your Kid Already Having Trouble in College? – Forget about the “freshman 15.” That’s just the beginning of the signs that your kid may be having trouble adjusting to life in college. Look for these signs when you visit for parents weekend. (STORY -- FIVECOAT-CAMPBELL)
Five Quick and Easy Ways To Free Up Cash To Pay Down Credit Card Debt – If it seems like you are always playing catch up in paying down debt, consider these five underutilized cash sources that can be tapped to take control of your credit card statement. (STORY -- MONEYCRASHERS)
Thursday, September 27
RIM Earnings Report – TheStreet discusses Research In Motions’ latest earnings report. (STORY– CIACCIA)
RIM Earnings Live-Blog– TheStreet disects Research In Motions’ latest earnings report. (STORY– CIACCIA/ROGERS)
RIM’s Road: Even Rockier -- RIM problems look set to continue with its second-quarter results, released after market close. (STORY – Rogers)
10 DIY Projects for Tree Huggers —Here are 10 home improvements that will “green-up” your home at a reasonable cost, and could save you money in the long run. (STORY – GAMM)
Friday, September 28
What’s Next for RIM?– Following RIM’s latest earnings report, TheStreet takes a look at what is next for Research In Motion (STORY– CIACCIA)
Refranchising Gets Hot in the Restaurant Industry – As franchisors look to grow while cutting costs, some are turning to franchisees, selling off their corporate-owned stores to franchisees who have the capital to give the stores a boost. Once-struggling players like Arby’s and Sizzler are building a new face for customers, a new opportunity for successful franchisees. (STORY – KULIKOWSKI)
Start Your Halloween Saving Now -- Candies, parties, costumes and decorations can really add up, especially when retailers jack up the prices the closer we get to Halloween. (STORY – FIVECOAT-CAMPBELL)
How to Costume Your Home for Halloween – Making your home the talk of the block when it comes to Halloween decorations doesn’t require a scary investment or a work load that will leave you feeling like a zombie. (STORY – GAMM)
The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week – Gregg Greenberg offers an acerbic take on the zany doings of corporate America.  (STORY/VIDEO -- GREENBERG)

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