Newspaper Roundup for Monday, November 16, 2009

November 16, 2009 - 8:34 AM
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USA Today:
Obama administration wants federal government to regulate local transit agencies
Following increase in subway and light-rail passenger injuries
 
New York Times:
Drug Makers Raise Prices in Face of Health Care Reform
Just as banks raised fees...
 
Boston Globe:
Doctors urge a focus on geriatrics
Prod medical schools as population ages
 
Providence Journal:
State panel to begin research on revenue stream from legalized marijuana
 
New York Times:
Money Trickles North as Mexicans Help unemployed Relatives
 
Fox News:
Administration Lowers Bar for Success in Afghanistan War, Seeks Exit Strategy

Houston Chronicle:
GOP’s latest foes hail from Tea Party
Republicans in 5 state races may find new fights on their right flanks
 
New York Times:
A Florida Republican, Gov. Crist, Becomes a Right-Wing Target

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. Gov.-elect Chris Christie plans to talk about taxes
 
Boston Globe:
US slaps Boston’s rerouting of trucks
City never asked for federal OK

USA Today:
State police forces shrink
 
San Francisco Chronicle:
California slashes the amount of money it will spend on the 2010 census
Experts warn of flawed count
 
Washington Times:
Black Panthers denounce 'new' Panthers
Say group accused of voter threats stole name
 
Washington Times:
Md. appeal: E-mail rant against governor is free speech
 
Washington Post:
Terrorism trials elicit strong opinions
 
Washington Times:
Environmental laws put gaps in Mexico border security

Politico:
Chevron's lobbying campaign backfires
 
Washington Times:
U.S. troops battle both Taliban and their own rules
 
Politico:
Defense Secretary Gates blocks release of detainee abuse pictures
 
Washington Post:
A 'feel-good' label for 'at-risk' kids?
School system relabels them 'at-promise' kids
 
Los Angeles Times:
Healthcare bills could jeopardize states' consumer protection laws

Boston Globe:
N.H. considers adoption program to perform upkeep at state parks
 
Houston Chronicle:
Farah Fawcett's family rocked by claims of secret lover
 
Palm Beach Post:
Gore's presentation on climate change draws 800 as 200 protestors gather outside

USA Today:
Quitters get a shot in the arm with smoking vaccine
 
USA Today:
More U.S. job hunters look for work in other nations
The Seattle Times:
UW 'vigilante' group tones down message, shifts focus

New York Post:
NY mulls $1 billion in new taxes on medical services
 
Jerusalem Post:
Unilateral Palestinian declaration of independence would not succeed, Israeli FM Says
 
Jerusalem Post:
Bill Clinton tells Palestinians, 'US policy on settlements has changed'
 
The Local:
Swedish town restricts 'immigrant weddings'
 
London Times:
Britain cuts down forests to keep ‘green’ power stations burning