Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, July 21, 2011

July 21, 2011 - 8:17 AM

Los Angeles Times:
Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet for the Third World
Says a sustainable toilet could save lives in developing countries

Arizona Republic:
EPA decides to delay ruling on coal plant near Grand Canyon
Plant's owners said new scrubbers would raise costs, possibly close plant

Denver Post:
EPA criticizes federal plan for roadless forest land in Colorado

Washington Post:
NYC Mayor Bloomberg gives $50 million to fight coal-fired power plants
Supporting Sierra Club's campaign to eliminate coal-fired power plants

Providence Journal:
Bankrupt city asks its retired police and firefighters to accept pension cuts
To save Central Falls from bankruptcy

Politico:
News Corp. PAC gave big to Democrats in June

Houston Chronicle:
Judge orders 6 children given back to couple who were living in storage shed

Los Angeles Times:
'GOP resistance to a debt deal turns off a slew of voters'
Opposition to a deal with Obama creates problems for GOP

Arizona Republic:
Arizona raises nearly $40K for border fence in 1st day

Providence Journal:
Video parody slams RI House Speaker for backing civil unions
Detractors wanted nothing short of same-sex marriage

Houston Chronicle:
Texas lawmaker says he'll 'zero out' VA cemetery official's job
Culberson cites allegations of ban on 'God,' 'Jesus' at veterans' funerals

Politico:
Al Franken clashes with Focus on the Family executive
Challenging the validity of the witness’ testimony at hearing on same-sex marriage

Los Angeles Times:
Federal consumer protection agency begins business Thursday amid controversy

Politico:
Debt ceiling talks see Senate, House GOP go separate ways

Washington Post:
FAA may partially shut down on Friday amid congressional funding stalemate

Los Angeles Times:
Prosecutor seeks to quash 'gay panic' defense in Oxnard slaying

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Lesbian will sit on U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors
She's the first openly homosexual person to hold that position

Denver Post:
Colorado secretary of state sued over election-complaints standard
Accused of setting an overly restrictive standard of who may complain

Boston Globe:
Gov. Patrick backs in-state tuition for illegal immigrants

Los Angeles Times:
Californians would rather reduce penalties than pay more for prisons

Miami Herald:
Teachers' union wants to stop Fla. from funneling money to religious institutions
Designed to open the state treasury to vouchers, critic says

Boston Globe:
‘Off the record’ comments to police ruled admissible in court

Fox News:
Straw Buyers at heart of ATF gun-running scandal

Houston Chronicle:
Critics: 'Texas fatigue' could hurt a Perry bid
But aides deny ties to Bush would impede a campaign for White House

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Doctors, med students could lose licenses for using test prep firm that stole exam questions

Boston Globe:
As more older people continue working, fewer jobs for younger set

Denver Post:
40,000 people a day expected for Ikea's grand opening weekend in Colorado

Fox News:
Study: U.S. Flag 'Primes' Voters Toward Republican Viewpoints

Arizona Republic:
Teens arrested in killing of 78-year-old at Phoenix park

Miami Herald:
Man arrested after letting 11-year-old girl drive

Boston Globe:
Conference focused on the challenges and perils of teenage breakups in the social media age

Palm Beach Post:
Tiger Woods fires longtime caddy Steve Williams