Newspaper Roundup for Monday, January 17, 2011

January 17, 2011 - 9:26 AM

Los Angeles Times:
Senator proposes policy to stop rejected military enlistees from buying guns

The Hill:
House GOP lawmaker targeting key health reform provision
Law says insurers must spend 80% of premium dollars on healthcare services

Politico:
Health care debate will go on, Republican Sen. Coburn says

The Hill:
Senate Dems indicate willingness to 'break apart,' fix health reform

Boston Globe:
Coyote spotted on Boston Common, killed because it was ill
Animal had mange

Palm Beach Post:
12-year-old drove car in canal, critically injuring mother and two siblings
Father tried to give his 12-year-old son a driving lesson

Arizona Republic:
Sheriff Clarence Dupnik says he's earned right to speak his mind
He has drawn ire, support for linking shooting to rhetoric

USA Today:
Maine's governor tells critics to "kiss my butt"
Declined to attend or send a representative to a Martin Luther King Day event

Arizona Republic:
Gabrielle Giffords' husband Mark Kelly asks for volunteers on Martin Luther King Day

The Hill:
Lawmakers call for hearings, help for the mentally ill after Giffords shooting

Baltimore Sun:
Investors have been fleeing municipal bonds
Deteriorating finances of states and cities raise fears of defaults

Washington Times:
States eye 'sin' taxation as salvation for budgets

Politico:
New RNC chairman faces tea party challenge
Must build support from the anti-establishment tea party without offending big GOP donors

Houston Chronicle:
DA will check Facebook profiles for jury picks

Boston Globe:
$1 billion Pentagon effort yields no bioterror defenses
Program being scaled back after falling short of its primary goal

Politico:
Boehner declines invitation to State Dinner

Boston Globe:
Shipyards to pay environmental penalties

The Hill:
Obama to tackle critical security, economic issues with China's Hu

The Hill:
Human-rights protesters ready for Hu

Boston Globe:
At MIT Mystery Hunt, teams labor to solve elaborate puzzles
Teams compete to solve elaborate puzzles that lead one to a coin hidden on campus

Boston Globe:
Boston University cancels semester in Niger
Move prompted by recent deaths

Washington Post:
Black leaders regroup to address widening poverty among African American children

Fox News:
Cuban-American Lawmakers Blast Obama's Plan to Ease Cuba Travel Restrictions

Fox News:
Little-known Immigration Program Allows Cuban Doctors to Easily Defect to U.S.

Politico:
Republican Sen. Coburn says he's disgusted with the media

Politico:
Fairness Doctrine fight goes on

Fox News/Reuters:
Starbucks to Roll Out Biggest Drink Size Yet

Politico:
Mike Reagan calls brother, Ron Reagan, an 'embarrassment'

Washington Post:
Afghanistan's push to tax U.S. contractors could renew tensions

Fox News:
Mega Millions lottery winner may have to share jackpot with estranged husband
But he’s accused of abusing her

USA Today:
Southwest pilot delays flight for grieving grandfather

Fox News:
Miss Nebraska, 17, is youngest Miss America ever
Hasn't even been to college yet, but wins scholarship

Washington Post:
Giffords's border district symbolizes the heat of Arizona politics

Philadelphia Inquirer:
After two weeks, mystery still surrounds death of John Wheeler

USA Today:
Merciless humor, controversy at Golden Globes

Los Angeles Times:
Lawyer advises foreclosed clients to break back into their homes

New York Times:
Big Retailers Fill More Aisles With Groceries
Walgreens, CVS/Pharmacy and Target are expanding into the grocery business