Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009

September 29, 2009 - 7:02 AM
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USA Today:
RV sales surge; Leading indicator of the economy's health
 
Washington Times:
Musharraf: Afghan debate shows U.S. weak
Ex-president says Pakistan's intelligence agency not aiding Taliban

Boston Globe:
EPA suggests testing window caulk for PCBs
Schools, other buildings built or renovated between 1950-1978 may have issue

Washington Times:
Dollar's days of dominance may end

The Politico:
The Republican base is still wild about Sarah Palin
 
USA Today:
Health care comparisons help show best practices, prices

Washington Times:
Health workers spurn flu shot; industry weighs options
For some, jobs depend on it

Washington Times:
GOP takes 'targeted' health-care approach
No large alternative planned to rival Democrats' proposal
 
Providence Journal:
Republican governor says health care overhaul will burden state
Worries about additional mandates on states

Politico:
Baucus, Kyl spar in Senate Finance Committee drama
Kyl defends Republicans’ right to argue amendments at length 

Washington Post:
U.S. Aims To Isolate Iran if Talks Fail
Sanctions Would Disrupt Global Trade Over Nuclear Issue

Washington Post:
U.S. says Taliban has a new haven in Pakistan

Washington Post:
Pork-laden defense bill lauded by White House; has billions in earmarks
 
Washington Post:
U.S. planning new overtures to Burma
Increased Humanitarian Aid, Round of Talks Aimed at Improving Relations

Washington Post/AP:
S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford reviewing how state-funded universities used their airplanes
Even as he faces scrutiny for his own travel practices

Washington Post:
Triple-A sees 'epidemic of distracted driving'
U.S. Transportation Secretary will host 2-day seminar beginning Wednesday

USA Today
Four teens charged in fatal beating of Chicago student
Taped beating comes as Obama pitches Chicago

Washington Times:
Workers' porn surfing rampant at federal agency
Number of cases overwhelms watchdog, costs taxpayers

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
'Night-texting' taking its toll on N.J. teens
 
Politico:
Gallup: More Americans consuming news

Houston Chronicle:
Food stamp lines grow longer

Denver Post:
Pet-food industry enjoys strong sales in weak economy

Denver Post:
Tax credit for first-time buyers spurs Denver home sales

Houston Chronicle:
Flu forces Texas school system closure

Politico:
White House works to fortify Senate majority

Washington Times:
Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate tries riding on Obama’s coattails
History goes against him in quest for governorship
 
Los Angeles Times:
L.A.'s ban on new digital billboards and supergraphics is upheld
 
Los Angeles Times:
Rate of major water main breaks in L.A. doubles over last year
Sprinkler use eyed as possible stressor
 
San Francisco Chronicle:
In California, water interests argue for new dams
State grappling with aging water-delivery network, growing population, worsening water quality, drought
 
Philadelphia Inquirer:
Education secretary urges longer school day, shorter summer break
 
Fox News:
Chia Obama Finds Home on CVS Shelves, After Walgreens Yanked Controversial Product

L.A. Times:
Suspicious behavior prompts LA authorities to detain man N.Y.-bound plane
Miami Herald:
Fewer Cubans are migrating to U.S.
 
New York Times:
Boxer, Kerry Set to Introduce Climate Bill in Senate
 
BBC:
UK Prime Minister Brown targets crime in key speech
"Whenever and wherever there is anti-social behaviour, we will be there to fight it"

BBC:
14-year-old English girl dies after getting cervical cancer vaccination