Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, March 14, 2012

March 14, 2012 - 8:46 AM

Houston Chronicle:
New Texas facility designed to make the immigration detention system more humane

Providence Journal:
Providence zoo nixes new polar bear exhibit, citing $15-$20 million price tag

USA Today:
Wyoming tribe gets OK to kill 2 bald eagles for ceremonies

USA Today:
Army delays confidential alcohol counseling program for 3 years
Because of high dropout rate

Politico:
David Axelrod won't appear on “Real Time with Bill Maher"

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Romney wins in American Samoa

Washington Times:
O’Malley seeks support for Maryland gas tax hike
Extra money will fund infrastructure projects

San Francisco Chronicle:
Energy Secretary Chu now says he wants gas prices to drop

San Francisco Chronicle:
Calif. bill would ban violent fans from games

Fox News:
Obama Says Accusations of Waging War on Religion are "Puzzling"

Politico:
State, local governments to lose more jobs

The Hill:
Hatch will retire in 2018 if he wins reelection

USA Today:
U.S. solar and wind industries expand, despite bankruptcies

USA Today:
Federal Reserve annual stress test fails 4 of 19 big banks

CNN opinion:
Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem: FCC should clear Limbaugh from airwaves

Politico:
Gov. Kasich lobbies Obama on shale oil during basketball game

Politico op-ed:
Rep. Trey Gowdy: Government cannot regulate beliefs

Washington Times:
Taliban threaten to behead American troops

The Hill:
McConnell offers support for Obama Afghan drawdown

Politico:
Rush Limbaugh: ‘They thought I was finished’

Politico:
White House setbacks on health care, energy

Washington Post:
CBO: Government to pay $50 billion more for coverage under health care law
In total, the coverage provisions are expected to increase federal deficits by $1.083 trillion

NYTimes Op-Ed:
Why I am leaving Goldman Sachs
'The environment now is as toxic and destructive as I have ever seen it'

New York Times:
New York State Set to Add All Convict DNA to Its Database

Politico:
Michelle Obama, star athletes bring Olympics to students

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Gettysburg gift store pulls bobblehead dolls of Lincoln's assassin

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Cyber-school kids truant, failing, and teachers have been dumped

Slate.com:
It’s Not Sexist To Point Out the Dangers of Declining Birthrates

Fox News:
New Hampshire GOP works to reverse state's contraceptive coverage rule