Newspaper Roundup for Friday, March 5, 2010

March 5, 2010 - 7:49 AM
Sacramento Bee:
California Assembly speaker gives raises to 20 staffers on final day in job

St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Two students arrested on suspicion of 'felony hate crime'
Threw cotton balls across lawn at campus black-culture center

Los Angeles Times:
Obama looking to give new life to immigration reform
The basis of a bill would include a path toward citizenship for illegal aliens
 
Fox News:
With Money on the Line, Local Governments Urge Illegal Immigrants to Fill Out Census
 
Fox News:
Obama's 9th Circuit Judicial Nominee: Constitution Must Adapt to Changes in the World
Goodwin Liu will not have an easy time getting to the 9th Circuit bench
 
Politico:
Hoyer: Separate abortion bill possible
Negotiations with Rep. Bart Stupak on how to resolve abortion dispute
 
Washington Post:
FBI director warns of 'rapidly expanding' cyberterrorism threat
 
USA Today:                
Body scanners are headed to 11 major airports
 
Washington Post:
Obama advisers set to recommend military tribunals for alleged 9/11 plotters
 
USA Today:
New law will require many international visitors to pay a fee to enter the U.S.
Obama signs new law to help promote U.S. tourism
 
Los Angeles Times:
Cost-cutting: 200 or more inmates released early from L.A. County Jail
 
Los Angeles Times:
Thousands protest California education cuts
 
Los Angeles Times:
Britain's PM Gordon Brown says decision to invade Iraq was made for right reasons
 
Washington Times:
Climate scientists plot to fight back at skeptics
Seek donations to buy ad
 
Washington Post:
Patriot Act doesn't override confidentiality in Census data, Justice Department says
 
Boston Globe:
Dramatic shake-up planned at 12 Boston public schools
Staff at 6 must reapply; 5 principals to be removed
 
USA Today:
Federal pay ahead of private industry
It pays to work for Uncle Sam
 
Boston Globe:
U.S. Rep. Delahunt, a Democrat, won’t seek reelection
Says ‘it’s time’ after long career; Amy Bishop case 'not a factor'
 
New York Times:
Rash of Scandals Tests Democrats at Sensitive Time
 
Washington Times:
Obama lobbies wavering Democrats on health care
Senate bill faces skeptics
 
Politico:
Ten people who could decide health care reform
 
Politico:
Catholic bishops offer help with Senate health bill, if abortion curbs approved
 
Fox News:
Dems Race to Pass Health Care Bill as Tea Partiers Plan Town Hall Wave
 
Washington Post:
U.S. criticized on Iran sanctions
Administration lobbying for a Chinese exemption; Would label China as a cooperating country
 
Boston Globe/AP:
Vt. considers granting anonymity to college donors
Foes say it opens door to influence
 
Politico:
Rumors about Rep. Eric Massa preceded probe
 
Washington Times:
Iraqi election violence may affect U.S. troop pullout
New leaders hard to predict
 
Washington Times:
Brutal murder of DEA agent reminder of agency's priority
Budget still put on back burner
 
Boston Globe:
No trend seen in Boston's new cycle of violence
Activists, police voice concern; Keeping peace seen as an ongoing task
 
Boston Globe:
Court rejects effort to charge 7-year-old
Assault alleged on school staff
 
Boston Globe:
Backers try to build support for antibullying bill
Senate expected to vote on bill one calls ‘overdue’
 
Washington Post:
'Unruly' revelry after Maryland game leads to 28 arrests in College Park
 
Fox News/AP:
Probe: U.S. Navy Ships Raced Each Other at Sea
 
Washington Times:
Workers fewer but more productive in '09
 
Los Angeles Times:
Rep. Campbell shakes up the GOP bid to unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer
 
Washington Post:
Republicans try to control damage from fundraising document
Caricatures President Obama as the Joker
 
Washington Post:
Treasury sells Bank of America warrants for much higher-than-expected price
 
Politico:
Polls show gathering storm for state legislatures
 
Washington Post:
Body image, diet pushing Japanese women to lose weight
 
Washington Post/Reuters:
New woe for Vatican as usher linked to prostitution
 
Philadelphia Inquirer:
Urban Outfitters to start a wedding brand
 
Philadelphia Inquirer:
State museums to sell off bits of history
 
Philadelphia Inquirer:
Two tech workers sidelined in school Web-cam case
 
Politico:
Rove suspected Gore aide of Bush DUI leak 
Seattle Times:
State Senate proposal: Add income tax on wealthy to cut sales tax for everyone
 
The (S.C.) State:
City of Columbia to decide whether felons can be on ballot
Two council candidates have records
 
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. kids baseball league rejects Maplewood gun dealer's sponsorship
 
Arizona Republic:
New system pushed to verify workers' legal status
New Employee Verification Act (NEVA) would check new hires against more federal databases
 
Seattle Times:
Big impact on West if sage grouse is recommended as protected species
 
Denver Post:
Few on either side happy with proposed medical-marijuana licensing rules
 
Arizona Republic:
Phoenix loses legal battle over church bells
City told not to enforce noise ordinance against 'sound generated in the course of religious expression'
 
Palm Beach Post:
Airport screeners start random swab tests
 
Baltimore Sun:
13 Catholic schools to shut in June
2,152 students affected by cost-cutting moves
 
Seattle Times:
At least 36 die using state's new Death with Dignity law
 
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. teachers' union may appeal ruling that state can skip pension fund payments
 
Providence Journal:
R.I. one of 16 finalists for federal education funds
 
Denver Post:
Adoption initiative halves numbers of kids needing families
 
Denver Post:
CSU says 21 people were exposed to plague from dead mountain lion
 
Palm Beach Post:
Experts: Study shows high cancer rates across southern Florida
 
Palm Beach Post:
Jupiter mayoral race has resorted to 'meanness'
 
Arizona Republic:
Is Hayworth ad mocking McCain offensive?
 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Area food watchdog set to be unleashed