Newspaper Roundup for Friday, March 11, 2011

March 11, 2011 - 8:11 AM

Houston Chronicle:
Drug shortage putting patients at risk; many are cancer drugs
Nationally, at least a handful of deaths have been attributed to the shortage

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Newark officials to meet with violent groups, offering them jobs to reduce crime

Politico:
Turnabout: Labor union throws party to thank some House Republicans
AFL-CIO unit thanks lawmakers for vote on pair of amendments

Fox News:
Republican senator calls for ouster of National Intelligence Director Clapper
Clapper claimed Russia, China pose 'mortal' threat

Washington Times:
Obama's intel chief deems China biggest threat to U.S.
Russia second, James Clapper says

Denver Post:
Bill setting blood-pot level for drivers advances in Colorado

USA Today:
GM doubling output of Chevrolet Volt as gas prices rise

Politico:
Poll: Just 18% approve of Congress

Boston Globe:
Boy’s apparent suicide shakes New Bedford; Bullied?
11-year-old is found hanged in wardrobe in his family’s home

Boston Globe:
Romney would use tax breaks to move corporations' overseas profits back to U.S.
His job-creation plan stirs debate

Arizona Republic:
Gabrielle Giffords' skull to be reattached, doctors say

Washington Post:
NPR fundraiser offered to shield potential donor from a governmenet audit
Secretly recorded phone calls cast NPR fundraiser in unflattering light

USA Today:
Sen. Rand Paul slams administration over toilets, light bulbs

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. first lady Mary Pat Christie works to help ex-offenders, recovering addicts

Fox News:
GOP bill prohibits civilian trials for those designated as enemy combatants
Strictly prescribes interrogation procedures

Washington Post:
It's not over, union leader say, after Wisconsin bill passes

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. Gov. Christie, public workers union fight over changes in employee health benefits

Washington Post:
Tulane charged Mardi Gras dorm guests $60 apiece

Fox News:
Republicans Pledge New Legislation for Domestic Energy Production as Gas Prices Rise

Politico:
Indiana governor Mitch Daniels wants to debate fiscal issues, not social ones
Sticks to his call for truce with social conservatives

Politico:
Democratic Sen. Herb Kohl vows Google antitrust probe

Politico:
Obama to attend his first Gridiron dinner Saturday

Politico:
Sen. McCaskill (D) billed, repaid taxpayers for political flights

Washington Post/AP:
Rights group: Hunger strikes increase in Venezuela

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
Bill aimed at TSA screeners survives vote in committee
Touching or viewing of breasts, genitals by a government agent would be a sexual assault

Providence Journal:
New R.I. program would reward cities and towns for fully funding retiree benefit plans

Fox News/AP:
Indiana Church Behind Provocative Sex Billboard

Washington Post:
In Moscow, Biden gets specific on corruption

Arizona Republic:
Ariz. lawmaker: Restore hospice care to Medicaid-covered services in Arizona

Fox News/AP:
California Teen Survives Jump Off Golden Gate Bridge

Boston Globe:
Unheard-of hoop glory within Harvard’s grasp in 100th season