Newspaper Roundup for Dec. 22, 2008

December 22, 2008 - 9:14 AM
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Arizona Republic:
Mexico violence scares kids from schools

Washington Post:
Iran Shuts Down Human Rights Center

Washington Times:
Bush, Cheney comforted troops privately
Met with thousands of war injured, kin out of spotlight

Washington Post:
Inauguration Day Crowd Estimate Reduced by Half

Washington Post:
Federal Contracting Might Not Be Safe Harbor in This Downturn
 
Boston Globe:
Biden plans to oversee efforts aimed at middle class
Task force will include some in the Cabinet

Boston Globe:
Democrat voices doubts on Caroline Kennedy

Washington Post:
Gun Convictions Fail To Satisfy ATF And D.C. Police

Los Angeles Times:
Gasoline at $1.66 a gallon, 5-year low, Lundberg survey says

USA Today:
Churches in USA more diverse, informal than a decade ago
 
Boston Globe:
States seek federal aid as more people turn to Medicaid

Chicago Sun-Times/AP:
Obama arrives in Hawaii for holiday 

Boston Globe:
Iran election raises hope for change

Chicago Sun-Times/AP:
Gay Congressman rips selection of Rev. Rick Warren for inauguration
 
Rocky Mountain News:
Massive task awaits Salazar at Interior
 
Politico:
The top ten media blunders of 2008
 
BBC:
Toyota braced for historic loss
 
Boston Globe:
Surviving Houston octuplets turn 10

Boston Globe:
Decapitated bodies found in Mexico

Washington Times:
U.S. to replace British in southern Iraq
Move will take place early '09
 
Washington Post:
Head of Saudi morals police eases policy on movies