Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, March 1, 2011

By Susan Jones | March 1, 2011 | 8:15 AM EST

Sacramento Bee:
UC Davis may axe 500 jobs to cope with budget cuts

St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
City may tighten up on police pensions

Austin American-Statesman:
Austin school district declares financial emergency
Clears way to eliminate 1,153 teacher and other contract jobs

Fox News:
GAO poised to release a report on government waste Tuesday
One senator says report "will make us all look like jackasses"

Government overlap costs taxpayers billions, GAO reports

The Hill:
Black lawmakers blast budget plan as step back for civil rights

The Hill:
Interior approves first deepwater drilling permit since BP spill

The Hill:
Dems seek 5% cut in Senate’s office funds

Boston Globe:
Bias against blacks, Latinos alleged in Boston school closing
US Education Department investigating plan to close or merge some schools

The Hill:
Members of the U.S. military may have to pay more for healthcare
Topic is no longer taboo

The Hill:
Obama backtracks on health mandate, wants to allow states to opt out sooner

The Hill:
Obama talks up 'RomneyCare' amid GOP criticism of plan

Boston Globe:
FBI memo say Ted Kennedy tried to rent a brothel in 1961 trip to S. America
He also died with possible Soviet spy in Colombia

Washington Times:
Financial terrorism suspected in ‘08 economic crash
Pentagon study sees element

The Hill:
Congressional Democrats struggle to find a unified voice on the CR
Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid on different sides.…

Gov. Christie goes after Obama's policies in speech at Hoover Inst.

Washington Post:
D.C. Health Dept. issues measles alert

Fox News:
Gun used to kill ICE agent in Mexico traced to Dallas, U.S. investigators say
Traced to a man arrested with two others suspected of gun smuggling

DOMA move helps President Obama with gays, clears way for 2012 fundraising

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. workers union says bill on medical benefit contributions would hurt 'collective bargaining' power

Fox News:
Canadian Hospital Agrees to Let Boy in Vegetative State Die at Home

ICE chief defends website seizures
Says aim is to protect U.S. industry, not regulate the Internet.

Fox News:
Pizza shop owner accused of 'food terrorism' for releasing mice

Republican Governors' Assn. unveils pro-Walker ad campaign

Texas governor incorrectly identified Juarez as "most dangerous city in America”
But it's in Texas

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Report: Phila. school violence hinders learning

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
NH Abortion bill: Parents must be informed

Fox News:
Iran objects to 'racist' London 2012 Olympics logo; may boycott games
Says the symbol resembles the word "Zion"

Los Angeles Times:
Bicycle master plan is expected to be approved by the L.A. City Council
Plan calls for 1,680 miles of interconnected bikeways

Darrell Issa probes staff; spokesman Kurt Bardella at center of controversy
Did Bardella improperly share e-mails from other reporters with a NY Times reporter?

Arizona Republic:
Arizona officials order tribal member to pay $2.2 million in fraud case

The State (SC):
SC farmer reports 20,000 chickens die in hot house