Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, December 15, 2011

December 15, 2011 - 8:42 AM

Huffington Post:
Mary's Positive Pregnancy Test Billboard, Posted By St. Matthew-In-The-City Church, Debuts (PHOTO)

Washington Post:
Married couples at a record low

Huffington Post:
University of Vermont Frat Asks Members: Who Would You Like To Rape?

Denver Post:
Planned Parenthood offers texts to teens seeking advice about sex

Washington Post:
Virginia faith-based agencies can ban gay adoptions
Social Services Board OKs revision of discrimination rules

Washington Post:
Paul Ryan joins with Democrat in new approach to preserve Medicare


The Hill:
Senate defeats rival balanced-budget amendments

Fox News:
Connecticut GOP Blasts Non-Citizen Voting Proposal as 'Publicity Stunt'

Chicago Sun-Times:
Judge recommends prison drug rehab for Rod Blagojevich

USA Today:
Obama proposes overtime initiative for home health workers
More than 90% of home care workers are women, and nearly 50% are minorities.

Chicago Sun-Times:
Protesters take over Chicago School Board meeting
“You have betrayed the public trust. You have failed Chicago’s children.”

USA Today:
Survey: Teen pot use rises, alcohol use declines


Washington Post:
Marines promoted inflated story for Medal of Honor recipient
Crucial incidents publicized by Marine Corps and retold by Obama are untrue, unsubstantiated or exaggerated

The Hill:
Thursday's Iowa debate may be final faceoff for candidates before first vote

USA Today:
HUD's emergency mortgage aid program stumbled from the start
HUD nwo making final decisions on 5,000 applicants preliminarily approved for up to $50,000 each

Los Angeles Times:
UC Berkeley to offer financial aid to more middle-income families

Denver Post:
Children of color to make up majority of Colorado's under-18 population by 2021

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Casino will ask employees to reapply every four years to weed out unattractive staffers

Providence Journal:
Providence anti-poverty agency is millions of dollars in debt; receiver appointed

Washington Times:
House GOP tries flanking move to avoid looming shutdown
Massive funding bill spends $750 million per page

Los Angeles Times:
Gingrich punches back after conservative credentials questioned

Los Angeles Times:
Healthcare law's critics welcome recent easing of rules

Washington Times:
Terrorist attack survivors outraged by White House guest
Iraqi’s ties to Iran a concern

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. Muslims to protest at Lowe's over ads pulled from TV show about U.S. Muslims

Palm Beach Post:
2 arrested in theft of 6 cows near Wellington, Fla.

The Hill:
Obama will nominate two new members of the National Labor Relations Board
One is a Labor Department official and the other is a union lawyer

Los Angeles Times:
Georgia school district suspends marching bands after university scandal

USA Today:
Ex-Pentagon official: Drone captured by Iran looks fake

Washington Post:
County's plan to buy building for homeless shelter stirs NIMBY