Newspaper Roundup for Friday, January 14, 2011

January 14, 2011 - 8:52 AM

Fox News:
MoMA Acquires Controversial Ants-on-Jesus Video Art That Was Pulled from Smithsonian

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Report says zero-tolerance discipline makes Philly schools less safe

St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
EPA revokes coal mine permit approved by the Army Corps of Engineers in 2007
Company says EPA move threatens a $250 million investment and 250 jobs

Washington Post:
Obama administration cracks down on mountaintop mining

Politico:
Health care repeal back on House agenda Tuesday

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Gov. Christie wants every N.J. county to develop a school for children with autism

San Francisco Chronicle:
Calif. lawmaker stripped of cmte. chairmanship for saying budget mess is not GOP's problem
"The Democrats own this," he said, so they should be offering solutions

Politico:
Cold War moment in White House briefing room as Gibbs and Russian spar on freedom
Russian reporter asks if Giffords shooting was a byproduct of excessive personal freedom

Los Angeles Times:
U.S. to test giving tax refunds on debit cards

Miami Herald:
Miami-Dade police refuse to pay back misspent environmental funds
Money allotted to fight environmental crime spent on TVs, SUVs and firearms

Miami Herald:
UM panel: Rethink end-of-life priorities; Use of hospice can bring costs down

Los Angeles Times:
Some firms still basing health insurance rates on gender

Boston Globe:
U.S. congressman's wife gets 30 days in jail for tax fraud
Patrice Tierney pleaded guilty to helping file of false tax returns for her brother

Politico:
Michelle Obama advises parents on talking to kids about Tucson shooting

Fox News:
Palin Targeted in Violence-Tinged Tweets Following Arizona Massacre

Fox News/AP:
Groups Criticize Snow Make-Up Days on MLK Holiday

Washington Post:
House GOP to resume health-care repeal effort, but with more civil tone

Politico:
Carolyn McCarthy unveils gun-control bill

Denver Post:
CDC finds disparities in health among races
Indians' suicide rate, whites' drug overdose fatalities high

Washington Post:
Va. high court says judges may not reopen immigrant cases
Cases involve illegals who didn't know a criminal conviction could lead to deportation

Washington Post:
Md. father uses robocall to get revenge on school officials

Providence Journal:
RI Gov. Chafee: Advertisers should shut down talk radio hosts who use vitriolic language

Arizona Republic:
Mesa asked to adopt Utah immigration policy
Group seeks softening of Ariz. stance on immigration on Pearce's home turf

Boston Globe:
State files brief in appeal of fishing rules

USA Today:
"Threat assessment teams" charged with identifying dangerous students
Students' rights weighed as colleges try to assess threats

Houston Chronicle:
Texas' draft budget cuts 8,000 state jobs
Survivors may face furloughs, legislative leaders say

San Francisco Chronicle:
Budget crunch: UC-Berkeley laying off 150 managers and support staff

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Gov. Christie pushes five-year performance review for teachers

Washington Times:
TSA chief seeks less 'invasive' airport screening methods

Houston Chronicle:
Houston stops couple's outreach to homeless; Must have 'feeding' permit
'Feed a Friend' effort shut down by city

South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
South Florida communities struggle with rise in homeless

San Francisco Chronicle:
S.F. students mistake poison for candy
Rat poison found on top of classroom filing cabinet. Yum.

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. assemblywoman slams brakes on bicycle license plate proposal

Houston Chronicle:
Former Planned Parenthood Manager tells of her pro-life conversion

Washington Times:
NFL union seeks Hail Mary in labor talks
But lawmakers likely to remain on the sidelines

South Florida Sun-Sentinel/AP:
NFL's Lawrence Taylor admits paying 16-year-old runaway for sex, must register as sex offender

Baltimore Sun:
Teacher turnover, low student achievement at high school prompt parental intervention
Parents who filed FOIAs to get information; to meet with school board next week

USA Today:
Panera to open its third pay-what-you-wish store in Oregon

Denver Post:
Greeley school board member accused of threatening radio rival
Known for broadcasting an anti-Martin Luther King Jr. message

Boston Globe/AP:
Writing exercise said to prevent test anxiety

The Local:
Sweden looks to combat Islamophobia

Politico:
Politico: 'Obama speech recalls Reagan'