Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, August 11, 2011

August 11, 2011 - 7:55 AM

San Francisco Chronicle:
Kern County, Calif., bans medical marijuana dispensaries
Pot fans say they'll sue

New York Times:
NYT Editorial says Dems should be heartened by Wisconsin recall results
'An impressive response to the governor’s arrogant overreach'

Providence Journal:
Illegal immigrant who snuck back into U.S. sentenced to 3 years in prison
Plus 3 years of supervised release for identity theft, other charges

Politico:
Moody's warns state and local governments could see credit downgrades

Politico:
Poll: 73 percent of Americans say country headed in wrong direction

Washington Post:
Nervous Democrats say President Obama must be bolder on economy

Washington Post:
Opinion: Why the center-left is fed up with Obama
'Everyone’s basically had it with the president'

Politico:
Overseas crises loom for Obama

Politico:
Obama in trouble: His disapproval among Iowa independents at 61 percent

Providence Journal:
First Lady Michelle Obama coming to RI to raise funds for husband

Washington Times:
Iowa debate expected to thin GOP field in wide-open race

Washington Post:
Poll suggests Republican could win Weiner seat

Washington Post:
Virginia to hold day of mourning for Navy SEALs, others killed in Afghanistan

The Hill:
Defense community raises concerns over super committee membership

Fox News:
John Bolton Explains Why He Is Thinking of Running For President
'America’s liberty, prosperity and national security are inextricably linked'

Boston Globe:
Shaken consumers rein in spending
Closed wallets do little to stoke recovery

Washington Post:
Census shows surge in gay couples in D.C. area; officials cite more honesty

Washington Times:
Census paints Maryland’s future a Hispanic hue
White population aging, having fewer children

USA Today:
Report details 2,000 unhealthy air alerts in 2011

Fox News:
George Soros Sued by Ex-Girlfriend Over New York Apartment Promise

The Hill:
Palin bus tour to roll into Iowa this week before straw poll

The Hill:
Ahead of caucus, Iowa Latino voters get little play from GOP field

Washington Times:
Koran-burning pastor to be in New York on Sept. 11

Boston Globe:
Firefighter competed at bodybuilding competitions while he was on disability leave
Said it eased his pain

Palm Beach Post:
Tourists stopped in car at intersection robbed of $7,800 cash; 3 arrested

Houston Chronicle:
Two charged in robbery, murder of UAE army officer

South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Broward's newest homeless: Job seekers from out of town

Boston Globe:
State OK’s rules to curb spread of STD chlamydia
Prescription for antibiotic treatment available without seeing a doctor

Los Angeles Times:
China to slow its high-speed trains
Response to last month's collision in Wenzhou that killed 40

Los Angeles Times:
School's handling of gay student's flamboyant behavior comes under scrutiny

South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Third new tropical wave emerges in the Atlantic