Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, October 21, 2010

October 21, 2010 - 7:01 AM

Denver Post:
Colorado will help poor people pay for their 'medical marijuana'
Program will exempt poor people from paying taxes and application fee

Baltimore Sun:
Drug-sniffing dogs are now for hire in Maryland
Catering to concerned parents, nonprofit uses canines to find contraband

Chicago Sun-Times:
Illinois Senate debate outdraws Leno, Letterman
10:35 p.m. debate handily beat two late-night talkers in overnight Nielsen TV ratings

Politico:
Soros gives $1 million to Media Matters
'To hold Fox News accountable for the false and misleading information'

Politico:
Texas builder gives Crossroads (Rove-Gillespie group) $7M

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Former General Motors site in Trenton to receive U.S. funding for environmental cleanup
$773 million environmental trust is the largest of its kind in U.S. history

Denver Post:
Big Brother on the slopes? Scanners automatically track skiers and snowboarders
Radio-frequency computer chips placed in lift tickets and season passes

Los Angeles Times:
NPR commentator Juan Williams loses job over Muslim remark
Said airline passengers in Muslim garb make him "worried" and "nervous"

Politico:
New wave of polling shows virtually every close Senate race growing even closer

Baltimore Sun:
Fewer black males are dropping out of school in Baltimore
Graduation rate has also improved

Politico:
Race tensions build at Capitol architect's office

Los Angeles Times:
NBA bans APL shoes for 'undue competitive advantage'

Washington Post:
Iran, trying to skirt sanctions, attempts to set up banks worldwide
U.S. sees it as sign of growing effectiveness of sanctions

Washington Times:
'Tea party' urges drastic cutting; Economists question if it's wise at this time

Politico:
NAACP: Tea party gives 'racists' platform

Washington Times:
Voters search for real solutions, but hopefuls offer 'nothing new'

Houston Chronicle:
Texas National Guardsman killed in Ciudad Juarez

Washington Times:
Obama to visit Pakistan in 2011

Washington Times:
General: K-9 teams find IEDs better than $10 billion tech gear

Providence Journal:
RI coastal agency OKs plan for siting wind turbines

Chicago Sun-Times:
Only a third of Chicago-area hospitals catch breast cancer early

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Amputee billed by PennDot for damage to guardrail
Crash on icy road left 26-year-old woman severely injured, leg amputated

Houston Chronicle:
Chevron plans new floating city in Gulf of Mexico

Washington Post:
$800,000 HUD grant to spur growth near 4 suburban Washington Metro stations

Washington Post:
FCC wants broadcasters' unused spectrum to help meet growing wireless demand

Denver Post:
Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D) introduces people 'who have jobs as a result of the Recovery Act'
Blasts Republican opponent for calling Recovery Act a failure

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Rep. Pallone (D-N.J.) unable to attend health care forum with GOP challengers
Cites 'scheduling conflict'

Palm Beach Post:
Arrested Boca parents call 'open house party' a home invasion
Theirs was the second Boca Raton party busted up within a week

Denver Post:
Ward Churchill asks appeals court to give him his University of Colorado job back
Termination came after his essay compared 9/11 victims to Nazis

Washington Post:
Republican Rep. Ryan's Social Security plan would cut benefits for high earners
Especially those now younger than 25, according to an analysis

Washington Times:
Wall Street mogul picked for State Department post
Nominee has earned more than $8 million in salary and bonuses since January 2009

Washington Post:
Clarence Thomas's wife calls Anita Hill, stirring an old controversy

Washington Post:
Wells Fargo dismisses foreclosure problems as analysts warn of paperwork issues

Palm Beach Post:
Democrat Sink, Republican Scott all business in Florida governor debate

Palm Beach Post:
Veterans press school board to close schools on Veterans Day

Palm Beach Post:
Federal, local agents raid 3 Palm Beach County pain clinics

Los Angeles Times:
Airline profits soar, along with fees and complaints

USA Today:
Traffic accidents are top killer of U.S. travelers abroad

USA Today/CNBC:
Deaths, injuries raise questions for popular Remington 700 rifle

Fox News:
Group launches media blitz in Oklahoma for anti-Shariah ballot initiative
State constitutional amendment would bar courts from considering Islamic or international law

Arizona Republic:
No more preventive care for 640,000 Arizona Medicaid patients
Cuts to the agency's budget mean more out-of-pocket spending for 'well' checkups

The Hill:
Sen. Grassley slams stimulus 'weatherization' program following Energy Dept. report
Audit reveals irresponsible use of grant money

The Hill:
Poll: Media has gotten more partisan, likely voters say

The Hill:
Majority of independent voters say Dem leadership is more left wing than they are

Fox News:
U.S.-Led Forces Chase Taliban From Kandahar

Fox News:
Chip company's plan to open mfg. plant in Abu Dhabi raises security concerns
Experts worried about CPU shortages and security risks

Fox News/AP:
Gunbattles stir panic in 2 Mexican border cities

Fox News:
Supermodel shows off 142-carat 'Fantasy bra' at Victoria's Secret appearance in NYC

 

The Hill:
Pa. Democrat admits helping Tea Party candidate
To siphon support for his competitor

The Hill:
GOP lets vulnerable incumbent lawmaker fend for himself

San Francisco Chronicle/AP:
Ex-NY gov. Spitzer rejected by Harvard Club