Newspaper Roundup for Monday, October 26, 2009

October 26, 2009 - 7:12 AM
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New York Times:
New agency within Energy Dept. will fund radical proposals
Bacteria that will make gasoline?
 
Washington Post:
U.S. tested 2 Afghan scenarios in war game
Obama and advisers evaluating exercise that used different troop levels
 
Washington Times:
U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain
 
Fox News:
Republicans: Clock Is Ticking on Afghanistan Troop Decision
 
USA Today:
Football analyst Griese apologizes for 'taco' remark
ESPN called the remark "inappropriate"
 
San Francisco Chronicle/AP:
ESPN fires baseball analyst Phillips after he admitted affair with production assistant 

Denver Post:
Senate likely to cut employer mandate from health care legislation
Businesses would not be required to provide health insurance 
 
Washington Post/AP:
RI tracking swine flu through electronic prescription records
 
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. schools rethink perfect attendance awards to cope with swine flu
 
Palm Beach Post:
Parents infuriated over wait for swine flu vaccine 
 
Fox News:
Obama Declares H1N1 Flu 'National Emergency'
 
Boston Globe:
Scientists examine pig farming for answers on H1N1
Studying swine may yield clues on flu defense
 
Washington Times:
Public option seen buoyed by 'opt out'
Backers claim 60 votes in reach
 
Washington Post:
Critical unknown: Will people comply with mandate to carry insurance?

Washington Times:
Clunkers clogging up auto yards
Recyclers ask for extension on disposal of autos

Denver Post/LA Times:
Afghans protest rumored Koran desecration by U.S. troops

Fox News:
Rahm Emanuel to Speak at Chamber of Commerce Dinner

Politico:
Chamber of Commerce says White House attacks are backfiring
 
Politico:
Sen. Hatch: 'I hope' Obama not delaying troop decision to help Corzine and Deeds
 
Washington Post:
Corzine comes back, but far enough?
Recession adds to New Jersey governor's woes in a race drawing national interest

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. conservative gubernatorial candidate may help Democrat Corzine

Politico:
GOP officials refuse to abandon liberal Republican for conservative candidate
National Republican Congressional Committee remains committed to embattled Dede Scozzafava
 
Politico:
Anti-incumbent wave pounds city halls
Mayors are first group of politicians to fall victim to voters' economic frustrations
 
Boston Globe/Los Angeles Times:
Democrats suffering ‘Obama Hangover’
 
Boston Globe:
Two Indian tribes object to Cape Wind turbines
Say Nantucket Sound is cultural property
 
Washington Times:
Rent-to-own industry hopes to buy influence on Hill
 
USA Today:
Nation's crumbling sidewalks have disabled residents taking wheelchairs to the streets
 
Boston Globe:
Panhandlers move from street to Internet
Online sites offer a fertile venue for some in need

Fox News:
Obama asks Spain to deliver human rights message to Cuba
 
Washington Post:
After criticism, a woman joins Obama on the links 

Palm Beach Post:
Families of boys accused of burning teen were all troubled
 
UK Times:
Teen Girls Accept Rape as Price of Joining Gangs
 
New York Times:
Recession Drives Surge in Youth Runaways 
 
San Francisco Chronicle/AP:
Los Angeles man arrested in death of his unborn child
 
USA Today:
Defense firms under federal investigation received $30M in stimulus money
 
San Francisco Chronicle:
Judge denies Prop. 8 backers delay on memos
 
USA Today:
Are retailers going too far tracking our Web habits?
 
Houston Chronicle/AP:
Madonna returns to Malawi to launch girls school
 
Washington Post:
Yankees back in World Series