Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, May 2, 2012

May 2, 2012 - 7:58 AM

Washington Post:
Richard Grenell hounded from Romney campaign by anti-gay conservatives

Washington Times:
Secret files missing at National Archives
The missing classified material includes top-secret restricted military files

Philadelphia Inquirer:
93-year-old woman is lead plaintiff in lawsuit challenging Pa.'s voter ID law
She doesn't have a driver's license or a birth certificate

Washington Times:
Environmentalists battle the development and export of coal, natural gas
Getting American supplies to eager foreign buyers will be anything but easy

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. transgender woman wins battle with insurance company to have mammogram covered

NY Times Editorial:
Obama 'squandered the chance to fully explain his (Afghanistan) exit strategy'

Fox News:
Tax-exempt Brown University to pay Providence $31.5M anyway
Follows months of tense town-gown negotiations

Politico:
New York Times rising, WaPo struggling
USA Today most widely read; NYT  most widely read online

Fox News:
Battle grows over extending tax breaks for wind energy producers

Fox News:
McCain to look into case of Yvonne Baldelli, American missing in Panama

Miami Herald:
George Zimmerman’s crude Myspace page from 2005 uncovered
Includes disparaging remarks about Mexicans

Fox News:
Employers could save billions by dropping workers from health plans, report shows

USA Today:
Pentagon: Strategy in Afghanistan is sound, despite hurdles

Washington Times:
Penalties will drop for pot possession in Maryland
New law affects trials, fines, jail time in cases involving less than 10 grams

Denver Post:
Teens' use of marijuana on the rise, study says

Denver Post:
Colorado Senate gives initial OK to stoned-driving limits

Politico:
Kimmel to Barbara Walters: 'I'm very sowwy'
Joked that 16 yrs ago, a tweet was something she gave to her dog

Washington Times:
Obama leads Romney in Va. with or without McDonnell on ticket, poll says

USA Today:
Stocks rally: Dow closes at highest mark since late 2007

Washington Times:
News organizations break ranks on ‘secret’ Obama trip

Washington Post:
Dems bet on former surgeon general to win U.S. Senate seat — and help Obama carry Arizona

Washington Post Editorial:
The case for approving Keystone XL pipeline grows stronger

Washington Post:
Senators to Postal Service: Don’t close post offices until after Congress acts

USA Today:
Researchers say blue-eyed people may all be related
Linked by a long-ago genetic mutation

Providence Journal:
2010 Religion Census shows R.I. losing position as most Catholic state

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Philadelphia school official says that without more cash, classrooms might not open in the fall

Arizona Republic:
Arizona prodding schools to focus on struggling students

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Christie backs Scott Walker in Wisconsin as recall election nears

Fox News:
Seattle mayor issues emergency order after May Day mayhem

The Hill:
McConnell turns down Obama invitation to celebrate Kentucky win