Newspaper Roundup for Monday, March 14, 2011

By Susan Jones | March 14, 2011 | 8:17 AM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
School budgets crashing without stimulus
The drop off the cliff is huge

Providence Journal:
$1.9 billion in federal stimulus money has flowed into Rhode Island
But state's unemployment rate never dropped

Sacramento Bee:
Legal fight flares anew over proposed Armenian Genocide Museum in D.C.
Federal judge accused of biast

Los Angeles Times:
Elderly, retired judges keep 9th Circuit courthouses open

"We must seek agreement on gun reforms," Obama says in op-ed

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski backs Planned Parenthood

The Hill:
Obama to outline education fix that gives states more power

San Francisco Chronicle/AP:
China wants 'one-child' compensation over NZ quake
New Zealand should consider special compensation to parents of Chinese students

The Hill:
Poll: Drill more to ease energy crisis, voters say

Republicans applaud Bill Clinton's remarks on offshore drilling
GOP sides with Clinton over Obama

McConnell blames Obama for rising gas prices

The Hill:
Should the U.S. ‘put the brakes’ on nuclear? Some Dems think so

San Francisco Chronicle:
Wood smoke harmful to health and DNA, study finds

Waivers at center of health debate
Exceptions may become the rule as law heads into its second year

Boston Globe:
Groups join forces to stop biofuel plants in western Mass.
Pollution generated by the plants called threat to public health

Washington Post:
White House seeks to re-connect to young voters

Providence Journal:
Gov. Chafee factors marijuana sales into budget plan

Boston Globe:
US nuclear energy gets more scrutiny

Conservatives impatient with stopgap spending bills
Say constituents “are tired of half-measures”

The Hill:
Gov. Mitch Daniels endorses Republican Sen. Lugar
Pledged to support Lugar’s re-election despite Tea-Party opposition

Boston Globe:
City of Boston inherits an estate in Italy
Italian's bequest greeted with bemusement

Baltimore Sun/Arizona Republic:
Baltimore school held prayer services before tests

Fox News:
'Baby Joseph' Gets Second Chance at Life in U.S.
Canadian hospital ready to pull him off life support

Fox News/AP:
Fla. teacher disciplined for sex innuendoes on quiz

Fox News:
Wisconsin Labor Protesters Say Next Fight at the Polls

Arizona Republic:
Muslim leader Daisy Khan denounces extremism at ASU conference
Says "violent extremism" is biggest threat to Muslim community

Washington Times:
Ethics cloud hangs over D.C.'s new mayor

Fox News/AP:
Texas Teen Basketball Player Dies During Tourney

Denver Post:
Colorado Senate bill would limit inmates' solitary confinement