Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, January 20, 2011

January 20, 2011 - 8:52 AM

Providence Journal:
R.I. Estate tax driving rich out of the state, philanthropist says

Fox News:
NAACP Draws Complaints for Covering George Washington Statue on Martin Luther King Day

Los Angeles Times:
227 homeless programs in Los Angeles area getting $72-million in renewed federal funding
The grants are part of $1.4 billion in nationwide funding

Boston Globe:
Lawrence Fire Dept. gets $6.6m in US taxpayer aid
Grant will allow new hires, return of laid-off staff

Los Angeles Times:
Welfare Tab for Children of Illegal Immigrants Estimated at $600M in L.A. County

Washington Post:
McDonnell ends ban on open-carry of guns in Va.'s state park

Fox News:
Concerns Raised About Combat Troops Using Psychotropic Drugs

Chicago Sun-Times:
More lasers being pointed at O’Hare planes

Boston Globe:
Growing number of people are choosing burial at sea

Boston Globe:
No bail for man held in alleged hate crime against lesbians

The Hill:
Republicans to hold spending vote before State of the Union

Boston Globe:
Parents and children have a new battleground: the app
Latest digital dilemma: deciding what’s appropriate

The Hill:
Defense industry says Sen. Lieberman will be ‘hard to replace’

The Hill:
President, Dem lawmakers diverge on Social Security

Los Angeles Times:
Supreme Court rules NASA background checks don't violate privacy rights

Washington Post/AP:
Bill would make Coloradans organ donors by default

USA Today:
USDA unveils new green, bio-based product label

USA Today:
Large hotel chain to start phasing out porn in 2013

USA Today:
Hefner tweets that Playboy is coming to the iPad

The Hill:
Pelosi to reappoint same Dems to ethics board she created

USA Today:
Retired military brass in ‘mentoring’ program quit over disclosure rules
Regulations require them to divulge outside income to avoid a conflict of interest

The Hill:
Reid: Taxes, spending and immigration reform top Senate agenda

Los Angeles Times:
Arizona showcases states’ struggles on mental health

Washington Post:
TV broadcasters resist FCC proposal to surrender more airwaves

Boston Globe:
Boston Diocese’s clergy-abuser list long awaited
Lawyer criticizes ‘culture of secrecy’

Washington Post:
Huckabee, Palin, Romney top GOP picks in poll

Denver Post:
Immigration-crackdown bill introduced in Colorado Senate

Palm Beach Post/AP:
Controversial pastor who threatened to burn Quran barred from Britain
Terry Jones had planned to address a right-wing group

Washington Times:
Bill Cosby joins Boehner in drive for more school choice

San Francisco Chronicle:
Bay Area among worst for laser shinings at planes
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/01/19/BAIB1HBICU.D...

San Francisco Chronicle:
Court win for same-sex couples seeking benefits

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Pa. Gov. Corbett appears set to push school vouchers

Philadelphia Inquirer:
70,000 empty seats in Philadelphia School District classrooms

Politico:
Reform group says Scalia, Thomas had Citizens United conflicts of interest

Politico:
Federal Election Commission closes case against Sean Hannity

Washington Times:

Strip club was illegally relocated, D.C. community group complains
Co-owned by major Dem Party donor and local developer

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Justice Department investigates ACLU's call for federal oversight of Newark police

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. health commissioner delays implementing calorie-count law, waits for FDA to propose rules