Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, February 3, 2011

February 3, 2011 - 9:17 AM

Sun:
Mexican cartel on trial in Baltimore drug case
Informant describes driving cross-country with cocaine-filled mobile home

Baltimore Sun:
National movement for 'school choice' embraced in city
City schools leader has made options for parents, students trademark of administration

USA Today:
Army weighs silk underwear to shield troops' pelvic areas from IEDs

Boston Globe:
Critics question billions in aid to Egypt, routed back to US military contractors

Politico:
Judge holds Interior Department in contempt
For blocking offshore oil drilling during last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Houston Chronicle:
Jesus And Obama Tie In Recent Poll

Denver Post/Austin American Statesman:
Whole Foods implements animal-welfare rating system
Intended to improve the lives of farm animals

Politico:
Four Democrats: Why we fight health reform rollback

San Francisco Chronicle:
Justice Sotomayor visits Berkeley elementary school

Houston Chronicle:
Mexico provides electricity to ice storm-hit Texas

Houston Chronicle:
Rolling blackouts in Texas, as cold snap descends with ice, sleet, snow

Boston Globe:
Too Much Snow Strains Roofs, Roads, Spirits

Washington Post:
Federal jobs still available; diversity sought

USA Today:
Drug shortages forcing some risky alternatives
Anesthesiology and oncology have been hit particularly hard

Denver Post:
Bill allowing in-state tuition for illegal immigrants likely to pass

Providence Journal:
$6.6 million in cocaine seized in R.I.

Fox News:
GOP Lawmaker to Revise Anti-Abortion Bill 'Misconstrued' as Limiting Rape Exceptions

Politico:
Sen.  Upton targets HHS research funds
Republican characterized the $1 billion for comparative effectiveness research as “slush fund”

Boston Globe:
Maine man contends amputees should be allowed a switchblade
Needs to be able to react quickly in emergency situations

Boston Globe:
N.H. farmer wins early release after firearm felony conviction

Washington Post:
Rumsfeld remains largely unapologetic in memoir

Washington Post:
In Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak still has support, from rich and poor

Washington Post:
D.C.-area electric provider may charge more due to frequent power outages

Washington Times:
Gulf of Mexico seen as recovering by 2014
Compensation claims chief, process hit as ‘unfair,’ ‘a joke’

Politico:
Bachmann goes to S. Carolina with 2012 on her mind

USA Today:
Air fares on the upswing as jet fuel costs increase

USA Today:
Snow-induced flight logjam could take days to unscramble

USA Today:
Dogs sniff out colon cancer

Politico:
Elton John explains his alliance with Rush Limbaugh