Also, developing news on the Gulf oil spill and this year's hurricane season, which officially starts Tuesday.

Popular stories in the past 24 hours from GateHouse News Service:

-- Granlund cartoon: Oil spill starting to get to Obama
-- Granlund cartoon: Uncle Sam on Memorial Day
-- Dave Ramsey: Forget mortgage accelerator plans

Hot Topics today on Google Trends:

  1. oil leak -- latest "top kill" effort appears to be working
  2. art linkletter -- TV legend dies at 97
  3. minerals management service -- agency head fired because of oil spill

Best in GateHouse multimedia today:

-- Each week, MetroWest posts a "Where'd She Go?" video clip and encourages readers to guess where the clip was filmed. Prizes are involved. Fun!

--'s The Hole View feature offers photos and tips on some of the area's most challenging golf-course holes. Useful!

National story to watch: They seem to say this every year, but it could be a bad hurricane season

Industry story to know: Newspaper ad declines not so bad in 1Q