Newspaper Roundup for Monday, March 14, 2011

March 14, 2011 - 8:17 AM

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
School budgets crashing without stimulus
The drop off the cliff is huge

Providence Journal:
$1.9 billion in federal stimulus money has flowed into Rhode Island
But state's unemployment rate never dropped

Sacramento Bee:
Legal fight flares anew over proposed Armenian Genocide Museum in D.C.
Federal judge accused of biast

Los Angeles Times:
Elderly, retired judges keep 9th Circuit courthouses open

Politico:
"We must seek agreement on gun reforms," Obama says in op-ed

Politico:
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski backs Planned Parenthood

The Hill:
Obama to outline education fix that gives states more power

San Francisco Chronicle/AP:
China wants 'one-child' compensation over NZ quake
New Zealand should consider special compensation to parents of Chinese students

The Hill:
Poll: Drill more to ease energy crisis, voters say

Politico:
Republicans applaud Bill Clinton's remarks on offshore drilling
GOP sides with Clinton over Obama

Politico:
McConnell blames Obama for rising gas prices

The Hill:
Should the U.S. ‘put the brakes’ on nuclear? Some Dems think so

San Francisco Chronicle:
Wood smoke harmful to health and DNA, study finds

Politico:
Waivers at center of health debate
Exceptions may become the rule as law heads into its second year

Boston Globe:
Groups join forces to stop biofuel plants in western Mass.
Pollution generated by the plants called threat to public health

Washington Post:
White House seeks to re-connect to young voters

Providence Journal:
Gov. Chafee factors marijuana sales into budget plan

Boston Globe:
US nuclear energy gets more scrutiny

Politico:
Conservatives impatient with stopgap spending bills
Say constituents “are tired of half-measures”

The Hill:
Gov. Mitch Daniels endorses Republican Sen. Lugar
Pledged to support Lugar’s re-election despite Tea-Party opposition

Boston Globe:
City of Boston inherits an estate in Italy
Italian's bequest greeted with bemusement

Baltimore Sun/Arizona Republic:
Baltimore school held prayer services before tests

Fox News:
'Baby Joseph' Gets Second Chance at Life in U.S.
Canadian hospital ready to pull him off life support

Fox News/AP:
Fla. teacher disciplined for sex innuendoes on quiz

Fox News:
Wisconsin Labor Protesters Say Next Fight at the Polls

Arizona Republic:
Muslim leader Daisy Khan denounces extremism at ASU conference
Says "violent extremism" is biggest threat to Muslim community

Washington Times:
Ethics cloud hangs over D.C.'s new mayor

Fox News/AP:
Texas Teen Basketball Player Dies During Tourney

Denver Post:
Colorado Senate bill would limit inmates' solitary confinement