Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, September 30, 2009

September 30, 2009 - 7:36 AM
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Boston Globe:
Pentagon airs criticism of ‘don’t ask, don't tell’
Article in Defense Dept. journal backs gay troops; May signal brass open to debate
 
Fox News/Wall Street Journal:
White House Begins Afghan War Strategy Review
 
Boston Globe:
Don’t rush Afghan decision, Sen. Kerry cautions president
Using his influence as Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Woman is stopped at Eagles game for wearing anti-Vick tee-shirt
Prevented from entering stadium until she covered her shirt

San Francisco Chronicle:
Berkeley is first U.S. city to 'sign on' to international human rights treaties
City Council voted unanimously to allow unpaid interns to report to U.N. on compliance

Los Angeles Times:
Saudi Arabia-based charities still funding terrorists, GAO says

Houston Chronicle:
Criminal illegal aliens placed unescorted on commercial flights for deportation
 
USA Today:
Booming medical pot sales concern officials

Fox News/AP:
Diplomat Says U.S. Open to Dialogue With North Korea
 
USA Today:
Sliding floor mats lead to Toyota's biggest recall
 
USA Today:
Number and role of Obama's policy 'czars' spark debate
 
Palm Beach Post:
Fear of Medicare cuts riles suspicious seniors in Palm Beach County condo communities
 
USA Today:
SEC proposes changes to prevent another Madoff scandal
 
Fox News:
Carrie Prejean Miss October in 2010 Conservative Women's Calendar
 
Washington Times:
Effort to defund ACORN faces hurdles
Legal, unintended consequences cited
 
Washington Times:
Beijing tries to control man, nature prior to national celebration
Communists want nothing to spoil 60th anniversary parade
 
Washington Times:
United Nations focuses on Congo rape crisis
 
Denver Post:
In recession, Denver mayor beefs up funding for the homeless
 
Politico:
Delaware Democrat floats public option alternatives

Denver Post:
Coloradans shop for health care in retail-store clinics
 
Washington Post:
In Virginia, gubernatorial candidates battle for fem
Fight Playing Out In Events, TV Ads
 
Washington Post:
Sense of Sanctuary Lost As Church Attacks Spike
String of Shootings Includes Md. Death
 
Washington Post:
Hallucinogenic Herb Salvia Under Legislative Eye
Getting high on a common garden plant
 
Houston Chronicle/Bloomberg:
U.S. Chamber of Commerce backs an estate tax
 
Washington Post:
White House Wants Tougher Rule on Toxic Substances
 
Washington Post:
Reagan Aide's Dealings Raise Questions on Americans' Involvement With Sudan
 
Washington Post:
Obama to Visit Gulf Coast in October

Washington Post:
Bid to arrest Ehud Barak in Britain rejected
 
Washington Post/AP:
Pentagon Set To Vaccinate Troops, Assist In Flu Crisis
 
Los Angeles Times:
Cirque du Soleil founder heads for space station
 
Los Angeles Times:
Former ACORN worker details blackjack voter registration bonuses
 
Chicago sun-Times:
Medical center orders staff to get flu shots
 
Politico:
What if Harry Reid loses in midterm election?
 
Politico:
Senate set to fund unwanted cargo jets
Even at the expense of operations and maintenance funds for the military

Politico:
Jindal tells GOP to work with Obama