Newspaper Roundup for Friday, December 3, 2010

December 3, 2010 - 8:06 AM

Baltimore Sun:
2-cent bottle tax drives sales down, city retailers complain
No plans to repeal 'solid revenue stream,' city says

Fox News:
Black Farmer Mega-Settlement Clears Way for Discrimination Claims by Women, Hispanics

The Hill:
Hispanic, female farmers plead for bias claims action

Los Angeles Times:
California High Speed Rail Authority approves what critics call 'train to nowhere'
First leg of state's bullet train would run from tiny Borden to recession-battered Corcoran

Politico:
Faith-based groups rake in millions of stimulus dollars

Washington Times:
Obstructionists' hinder congressional WikiLeaks probe
Lawmakers cite lax controls on access to intelligence

Washington Post:
Liberal group dedicates itself to fighting Fox News

Providence Journal:
Well-wishers pay tribute to Patrick Kennedy in R.I.
Reception sponsored by members of the mental-health community

The Hill:
Senate Democrats to force GOP to vote on tax cuts this Saturday

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Camden City Council approves massive layoffs

The Hill:

Senate OKs short-term continuing resolution to keep govt running thru 12/18

Washington Post:
Army investigating 8 sets of remains buried in single gravesite at Arlington

The Hill:
Rep. Gutierrez: House will take up DREAM Act legislation next week

Washington Times:
New head of D.C. teachers' union says priority is to protect members' job security

Washington Post:
Ex-D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee joins team of Florida Gov.-elect Rick Scott

The Hill:
House censures Rangel for ethics violations on 333-79 vote

Politico:
The names Bristol, Willow and Piper (as in Palin) surge in popularity

Houston Chronicle:
WikiLeaks reveals U.S. concern over Mexico
Washington fretted over pace of progress in war against gangs

Los Angeles Times:
Lebanon defense chief worked with U.S. against Hezbollah, leaked cable says

Politico:
Women’s bathroom in House: $200K

Politico:
House passes $4.5 billion child nutrition bill (Michelle's bill)

USA Today:
Households with life insurance hits lowest level in 50 years
Millions of families lack a safety net

Politico:
Former VP Dick Cheney may face corruption charges in Nigeria
Stemming from Halliburton bribery scandal

Washington Post/AP:
Fliers promoting 'white student union' cause stir

Washington Post:
Congress passes bill requiring TV advertisers to control the volume
'We can protect people from needlessly loud noise spikes'

USA Today:
Baby Boomers at either end of 19-year span have different experiences
A disconnect marks the huge demographic

Denver Post:
Mental hospital's nighttime suicide-checks have patients complaining of sleepless nights

Denver Post:
Businesses hit with premium increases to boost Colorado's unemployment-insurance fund

San Francisco Chronicle:
Judge refuses to step aside in Prop. 8 case
Says he will not be swayed by wife's job with ACLU

Palm Beach Post:
Teen accused near-death attack sues for right to education in jail

Palm Beach Post:
West Palm Beach woman charged with stabbing boyfriend repeatedly with fondue fork

Baltimore Sun:
Black leaders call for Jewish patrol group to be disbanded after alleged assault

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
Dartmouth frat charged after drunk teen hospitalized

Providence Journal:
Chafee lawyer not yet licensed to practice law in R.I.

Arizona Republic:
Dome-topped church raises questions: Christian or Muslim?
"We are not shy about architecture"