Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, January 26, 2011

January 26, 2011 - 10:28 AM

Denver Post:
Colorado Churches to Pray for Political Peace Wednesday Night

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Radical restructuring for 18 chronically failing Phila. schools

Providence Journal:
Students call diploma plan unfair; Would dash their dreams and pride

Baltimore Sun:
Government high school test may be eliminated
Graduation requirement cut from O'Malley's budget

Politico:
David Plouffe: President Obama will address guns
SOTU not the right place, adviser says

Fox News:
Utah Lawmakers Propose M1911 As Official State Gun

Houston Chronicle:
Wal-Mart offers makeup and anti-aging products for 8-year-olds

USA Today:
Hello, Big Brother: Digital sensors are watching us in more places

Politico:
In bipartisan tones, Barack Obama challenges GOP
'An unmistakably partisan challenge to congressional Republicans'

Politico:
Barack Obama's earmark threat flusters Democrats

USA Today:
State of the Union: Fact-checking Obama's speech

Politico:
Obama's SOTU speech leaked early

Fox News:
After address, Obama hits 2012 trail; Going to wisconsin Wednesday

The Hill:
Rep. Paul Ryan emphasizes cuts as GOP warns of 'tipping point'

The Hill:
Bachmann rips Obama on spending in Tea Party response

Politico:
Michele Bachmann: Looking off-camera?
Unprecedented lack of control over who was delivering the messages

Politico:
Rep. Rand Paul unveils $500B in cuts
Defense, war funding are not spared as he proposes to kill three departments

Politico:
Newt Gingrich proposes abolishing EPA

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Romney visits Gov. Christie, lays groundwork for 2nd presidential campaign

Washington Post:
Va. bill would give daters easier path to restraining orders

Washington Post:
Home prices fall in nearly all major cities, heightening fears of double dip

Politico:
Liberals say environmental rules will save lives

Washington Post:
Lowe’s to Cut 1,700 Management Jobs, Add Weekend Staff

Washington Post:
National science test scores disappoint

Washington Post:
Number of U.S. casualties from roadside bombs in Afghanistan skyrocketed from 2009 to 2010

Boston Globe:
Insurers say merger would cut health costs

Washington Times:
Sen. Scott Brown's campaign plans to buy copies of his new autobiography
Told FEC the books will be sent to donors as thank-you gifts

Washington Post:
Senate closer to compromise on proposal to overhaul filibuster rules

USA Today:
For Rep. Giffords, fitness level bodes well for recovery

Washington Times:
Obama defends campaign financing, even though he opted out in 2008

USA Today:
Justice Department to review fatal attacks on police
Will study whether deficits in training, resources or officer behavior contributed to shootings

Washington Times:
Sunnis riot to protest Lebanon’s new leader
Mikati supported by Hezbollah

USA Today:
Terrorists look to unprotected parts of airports

USA Today:
Toyota recalls nearly 1.7 million cars, including Lexus models

USA Today:
Facebook rolls out new 'Sponsored Stories' ads

USA Today:
Up to 35% if wounded soldiers addicted to drugs

Denver Post:
Teacher and student were found naked in car with booze, police report says
Female teacher is married, has two children...

Denver Post:
Ads driving calls to new metro mental-health hotline

Boston Globe:
Sen. Kerry signs on to gun legislation; Bill bans sale of some magazines

Fox News:
Grand jury indicts 20 in alleged guns-to-Mexico smuggling ring

Houston Chronicle:
Juarez mayor's bodyguard killed by federal troops in Juarez

San Francisco Chronicle:
SEIU union official found murdered in Oakland home

San Francisco Chronicle/AP:
Four Loko drink-maker says it's saddened by teen deaths

Fox News:
Va. Senator Seeks to Castrate Sex Offenders