Newspaper Roundup for Friday, November 12, 2010

November 12, 2010 - 8:17 AM

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. audit says U.S.-funded home weatherization program has been poorly managed
Weak financial oversight and improper purchases

Fox News:
Some Muslims attending Capitol Hill prayer group have terror ties, probe reveals
The Congressional Muslim Staff Assn. holds weekly Friday prayers with guest preachers

The Hill:
Grassley says health care repeal will die in Senate
Senate Republicans do not have the 60 votes necessary to force a full repeal

Politico:
Republicans seek Democratic allies in health care fight

Washington Post:
Liberals plan to push Obama not to compromise with GOP

Boston Globe:
Ban on novelty lighters takes effect in Mass.
New law resulted from kids starting fires after mistaking the lighters for toys

Fox News/Wall Street Journal:
Liberals press Obama not to extend all Bush tax cuts

The Hill:
Bernanke-GOP relationship deteriorates further over Fed decisions

Fox News:
First Republican presidential debate of 2012 set for spring 2011

Politico:
Gov. Bobby Jindal hammers Barack Obama in new book

Politico:
Sarah Palin plans heartland tour

The Hill:
Liberal Rep. Kucinich to force vote on withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

New York Times:
Glenn Beck’s attacks on George Soros draw heat
Criticized by Anti-Defamation League

San Francisco Chronicle/AP:
Garfield creator apologizes for ill-timed strip

Fox News/AP:
Study: 100,000 Hispanics left Arizona after SB1070

Arizona Republic:
AZ doesn't have to count provisional ballots cast by voters whose citizenship wasn't confirmed

Washington Post/AP:
Some US rebuilding money finally headed to Haiti

Washington Post:
Facebook woes: Page that included vulgar descriptions of female students

USA Today:
Police recruits screened for digital dirt on Facebook, etc.

Denver Post:
Uranium mining company files lawsuit over new state regulations
Says rules are "unreasonable, arbitrary, capricious and otherwise contrary to law"

Boston Globe:
Mind-wandering a fact of life, study says
But researchers say practice also affects happiness

Washington Post:
Struggling Newsweek joins with fledgling Web site Daily Beast

Palm Beach Post:
Locally acquired case of dengue fever turns up in Miami

Fox News:
Senate GOP earmark ban gains support but still short on votes

The Hill:
Maryland Black Caucus members hoping for Hoyer-Clyburn deal in whip race

Baltimore Sun:
Foes trying to block second term by Steele as Republican chairman
Rivals could announce as early as next week

Politico:
Conservative Sen. Jim Inhofe courts tea party on value of earmarks

Politico:
Inhofe commentary: The secret about earmarks
Says the money gets turned back to President Barack Obama

Politico:
N.Y. Gov.-Elect Cuomo opposes New York terror trial

USA Today:
Few girls, young women get HPV vaccine

Houston Chronicle:
Refugees from Mexican town mired in gang warfare flee for their lives

Politico:
Map narrows for Obama reelection

The Hill:
Coalition lobbies House to pass Michelle Obama-backed child nutrition bill

USA Today:
Army's Malcolm Brown tries to make sense of LeGrand injury

Houston Chronicle:
Some criminals preying on the bereaved via obituaries
DA suggests burglary of home be upgraded to first-degree felony

Baltimore Sun:
Heroin smuggled into U.S. through Baltimore-area airport, inside dress buttons

Palm Beach Post:
Fla. newspaper finds lead in reusable grocery bags

Fox News:
Get an AK-47 with truck purchase at one Florida dealership

The Hill:
Rep.-elect West says conservative talk radio host won't be his chief of staff

Los Angeles Times:
Former U.S. attorney for L.A. criticized for his travel expenses

Boston Globe:
Oil firm says it will withdraw from Iran, but lucrative deals will delay its exit

Boston Globe:
State cools threat to blogger over food stamp post
Never meant to “raise the specter of prosecution" for publishing state-supplied info