Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, March 17, 2011

March 17, 2011 - 8:23 AM

Washington Times:
Lawmaker wants to stop federal aid to foreign countries that “don’t like us”
Texas Republican wants separate votes on funding for every foreign nation

Politico:
GOP senators threaten no vote on debt ceiling

Washington Times:
In face of government shutdown, it’s still party time for lawmakers
Flurry of fundraisers all over town

St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
St. Louis area gets grant of $550,000 for trails

Boston Globe:
City urges alcohol curbs for St. Patrick’s Day
Liquor stores, bars asked to cut hours

Washington Post:
Washington Post suspends reporter for plagiarizing stories on Tucson shooting
Sari Horwitz, a longtime Post investigative reporter, was suspended for three months

USA Today:
Education secretary: Low graduation rate should mean no NCAA tourney invite

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Christie calls for end to early-release program for N.J. prisoners
Points to recent murder

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Anti-violence clergyman in Newark loses vehicle to carjackers at church parking lot

Boston Globe:
US relents, will review fishing fines
Cases to be reviewed for fairness by a special investigator

Washington Post:
Sharron Angle will run for Congress, not Senate

Denver Post:
Rep. Salazar gave $100K in staff bonuses before leaving U.S. House

Washington Post:
EPA proposes ‘first ever’ emissions standards for power plants

USA Today:
Tea Party activists irked over budget voting in House

Fox News:
Foreign Nationals Fraudulently Voted in New Mexico Elections, State Official Says

Providence Journal:
Moody’s downgrades Povidence’s bond rating
Former mayor -- on whose watch the problems happened -- is now a U.S. congressman

USA Today:
North Dakota economy booms, population soars

Fox News:
Democratic congresswoman compares Gen. Petraeus to Charlie Sheen

Seattle Times:
Movie theaters fight to exempt popcorn from food-labeling rule

Washington Times:
Petraeus: First U.S. cuts in Afghanistan will include combat forces

Boston Globe:
Lobbyists step up efforts to reassure on nuclear energy

Fox News:
'Baby Joseph' to Undergo Surgery for Portable Breathing Tube at U.S. Hospital
Terminally ill Canadian baby at the center of a right-to-life dispute

Palm Beach Post:
Drunken dialing, mental confusion, can prompt frivolous 911 calls

USA Today:
Japan crisis may cause all cars to cost more here this summer

Denver Post:
Bill to put Colorado on permanent daylight saving time springs ahead

USA Today:
U.S. donations not rushing to Japan

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Democrat says Christie should pay for political campaigning during taxpayer-funded events

Politico:
Gov. Scott Walker jabs White House on unions
'Federal employees enjoy fewer collective bargaining rights than do Wisconsin workers'

Politico:
Democrats' op-ed: Women bear brunt of union-busting

Politico:
Orrin Hatch: Health care law can't be fixed

Politico:
Michelle Obama writing a book about her White House garden

Politico:
Obama administration standing on sidelines as .xxx porn domain nears approval

Denver Post:
‘Unborn child bill’ will be withdrawn because of abortion concerns

USA Today:
Hawaii tourism faces economic hit from Japan disaster
Many tourists come from Japan

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Johnson & Johnson cut CEO's pay by 9 percent amid 2010 recalls

Arizona Republic:
Man who stripped at airport in protest sues

USA Today:
Death rate down, life expectancy up to 78.2 years in U.S.

USA Today:
Royal Caribbean rolls out 'all-you-can-drink' packages

Politico:
Hillary Clinton not on board for second term

Fox News:
Woman claims ACORN continues to deduct money for a now-defunct membership

Los Angeles Times:
Lawmakers OK billions in program cuts in California budget

South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Merit pay passes – union likely to sue

Los Angeles Times:
Crystal Cathedral sex covenant stirs controversy
Choir members asked to sign statement that God intends sex only for married heterosexuals

Los Angeles Times:
L.A. County judge admonished over Ku Klux Klan remark