Newspaper Roundup for Monday, October 12, 2009

October 12, 2009 - 6:13 AM
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Washington Times:
Hispanics miffed at Obama mull boycotting census
Many want Obama to act
 
Boston Globe:
Stalled agenda irks labor leaders
Unions see little action from Democrats in D.C.

Boston Globe:
Health plan’s effect on costs may be slight
Many steps are incremental

Chicago Sun-Times/AP:
Obama says he will end 'don't ask, don't tell' policy
 
Washington Times:
Despite denials, Feds knew of Merrill bonuses
Dispute of Paulson, Bernanke testimony
 
Washington Times:
Europe's unity treaty still languishes
Treaty clears Ireland, Poland, but faces Czech, British hurdles

Houston Chronicle:
Bible classes slow to appear in Houston schools
HISD not among districts offering elective required by 2007 state law

Washington Times:
Columbus is no hero in some classrooms
New World explorer is deconstructed

Washington Times:
Pakistanis say U.S. hoards intelligence
Blame CIA for failure to catch terror leaders
 
Washington Times/AP:
Oregon forest thinning tests Obama policy
 
Denver Post:
Colorado already has a public option for health care
 
Denver Post:
University of Colorado president wants state to allow more foreign students

Washington Times:
Kentucky pastor drops his flock for his Glock

Washington Post/AP:
Obama aide defends economic stimulus package
 
Washington Post:
Obama Urged to Intensify Push for Climate Measure
Backers Fear Administration Is Giving Issue Short Shrift
 
Washington Post:
Obamas attend Episcopal church near White House
 
South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Miami-Dade County's costly 'nuisance laws' could get the ax

Washington Post:
Ohio's review of botched execution method may have wide impact

Washington Post:
Palin a formidable force, McCain says
 
Washington Post:
Weapons failed US troops during Afghan firefight

Houston Chronicle:
Some oppose veterans center for female troops suffering trauma
 
Boston Globe:
Some see links in ‘senseless’ killings
Same traits exhibited by many defendants

Boston Globe:
Two November referendums target taxation in Maine
Questions seek to reduce state, local spending

BBC:
Blast hits 'retaken' Pakistan area 
Politico:
Tea partiers turn on GOP leadership
Backing insurgent conservatives and generating their own candidates

USA Today:
If a health bill passes, benefits not immediate

USA Today:
U.S. looks at tourist tax to fund company to promote tourism
 
USA Today:
State Dept. split over Pakistan aid

South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Broward County jails getting highest health-care honor
 
Politico:
DNC pulls Bob Dole ad, after Dole called it misleading
 
New York Times:
Foreign visitors on expired visas escaping notice
 
Philadelphia Inquirer:
Corzine, Christie in a rut on property taxes
 
Philadelphia Inquirer:
Hard times for volunteer fire companies
 
Providence Journal:
Flu control: R.I.hospital network halts visits by children
 
Providence Journal:
Senate Dem suggests Obama is open to Afghanistan military surge
 
Los Angeles Times:
Mexico's 'narco-lawyers' risk everything
 
Los Angeles Times:
Two Americans win Nobel Prize for economics
 
Los Angeles Times:
Federal scientists oppose offshore drilling plans
The Local:
Swedish firm snaps up Russian farmland

New York Post:
15-year-old, arrested 14 times, eyed in 25 more burglaries