Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, May 17, 2012

May 17, 2012 - 7:21 AM
Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, May 17, 2012

Fox News:
Push to name U.S. Navy vessel after gay (anti-war) activist Harvey Milk
Some in gay community object, want a national holiday instead

Fox News:
Fla. Catholic school considers dropping student health plan
Would follow decision by Catholic school in Ohio

USA Today:
Study: 96% of restaurant entrees exceed USDA limits

Washington Times:
Tougher standards sought for ‘Made in America’ label

Fox News:
Fla. lowers passing grade for state writing exam after 70% of 4th-graders fail

Fox News:
Ethanol concerns bring customers to more costly 'pure' gas stations

USA Today:
Study: 7.5 million students miss a month of school each year

Washington Times:
Senate rejects every single GOP budget being offered this year

The Hill:
Senate rejects Obama budget in 99-0 vote

Fox News:
Vermont becomes first state to ban fracking

Washington Times:
Ahead of summits, increasing signs that the world is tuning out Obama's message

Arizona Republic:
Phoenix-area companies take on role as class sponsors
For $2,500 a year, a company receives a plaque and commits to visiting their "adopted" class

Washington Post:
Boehner threatens another debt-ceiling fight

Washington Times:
Obama, Boehner agree on hoagies, not much else
Neither side budges on plan for debt

Fox News:
Federal workers raking in millions in bonuses, new database shows

Denver Post:
U.S. Energy Secretary Pushes for Extension of Tax Credits for Renewables

Washington Times:
Maryland Assembly OKs $260M tax hike, teacher pension shift

The Hill:
Lautenberg wants FCC to probe News Corp.

Chicago Tribune:
Former Elmhurst College student convicted of hate crime
Racial epithets were carved into windowsill of  fellow student’s dorm room

The Hill:
Issa, probing federal energy loans, wants to hear from Commerce and Energy Secretaries

Chicago Tribune:
5th-grade girl dies after jumping off bridge in game with friends
11-year-old drowned in retention pond behind her school

Fox News:
GOP questions pending release of Hezbollah leader tied to soldiers killings
He was turned over to Iraq and is set for release

Fox News:
Washington jury convicts Steve Powell of voyeurism charges

Fox News/AP:
Iran supplying Syria with arms desite sanctions, according to UN report

Politico:
2016 alert: Md. Gov. Martin O'Malley to New Hampshire

The Hill:
Obama’s campaign manager: Not a mistake for Dems to hold nat'l convention in NC

The Hill:
Obama, Boehner clash at White House meeting over raising debt ceiling

Denver Post:
Broomfield uses goats as an alternative to chemical weed control

Politico:
Biden: 'How about some ice cream?'

Politico:
Health care reform: GOP preps plan for ruling on law

Politico:
Contraception lawsuit puts Obama on the spot
Gov't considering whether to lift age restrictions on OTC sales of emergency contraceptives

Politico:
Rush Limbaugh pits Bill Clinton against Obama

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Governor on the go: Christie's busy travel schedule raises eyebrows in N.J.