Newspaper Roundup for Friday, September 23, 2011

September 23, 2011 - 7:27 AM

Washington Times:
U.S. religious freedom panel about to expire
Senate ‘hold’ blocks action on refunding U.S. Commission on Int't Religious Freedom

Washington Times:
Obama pulls back on part of Affordable Care Act
Long-term care looks doomed as a federal program

The Hill:
Controversial part of Obamacare being placed on hold
Community Living Assistance Services and Support (CLASS) Act provisions would be a budget-buster

Politico:
Federal grants to help states monitor rate hikes will be going to consumer advocacy groups
The same groups that regularly pick fights with insurers

Boston Globe:
Deportation reprieves unevenly applied
Some complain that local agents aren't following 'prosecutorial discretion' memo

Fox News:
Texas School Punishes Boy for Opposing Homosexuality
Told friends he was a Christian and “being a homosexual is wrong”

Palm Beach Post:
Industry associations sue Labor Dept. over requiring more pay for imported workers
The importation of seasonal workers is a heated issue

Boston Globe/AP:
Bill Clinton pens a book on the economy
“Back to Work’’ is due out in November

USA Today:
FDA phases out asthma inhaler due to environmental impact
It uses carbon gas that depletes the Earth's atmosphere

Denver Post:
CDC awards $6.5 million for study of youth violence in Denver's Montbello neighborhood

The Hill:
Boehner chastises conservatives: You voted to spend more money

The Hill:
Rohrabacher's mea culpa for changing Wednesday vote: 'I'm chickens--t'

The Hill:
'Purely accidental' that Obama targets Boehner, McConnell

The Hill:
Republicans say Obama's taking too much control of education

Boston Globe:
'Supermarkets without doors': Thefts rise at community gardens

Los Angeles Times:
Judge Norma Holloway Johnson dies at 79;
Oversaw grand jury investigation into Clinton-Lewinsky relationship

Los Angeles Times:
Japanese return cash recovered after tsunami
Finders have turned in $78 million to authorities

Los Angeles Times:
Getty Museum to return additional ancient pieces to Greece

Fox News:
Conservative Group Calls for Boycott of Ben & Jerry's 'Schweddy Balls' Flavor

Arizona Republic:
Phoenix Diocese will stop offering consecrated wine for Communion at most Masses

The Hill:
Republicans demand Buffett’s tax returns

USA Today:
How state lawmakers pump up pensions in ways you can't

The Hill:
Petition to legalize pot is first to reach new White House website
"We the People' seeks input from the public

Fox News:
Candidates at GOP Debate Target Front-Runner Perry

Washington Times:
McCotter ends bid for GOP presidential nomination

Denver Post:
Jefferson County in Colorado weighs charging up to $50 an hour for public-records searches

Washington Post:
Meg Whitman named CEO of Hewlett-Packard

Miami Herald:
Vice President Biden’s visit to South Florida to close Interstate 95

Washington Post:
Arbitrator’s order to rehire 75 D.C. teachers is upheld

Politico:
South Carolina Boeing factory turns sour for Obama