Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, November 11, 2010

November 11, 2010 - 9:12 AM

The Hill:
GOP grilling expected at first hearing for controversial Medicare appointee

USA Today:
Ex-weapons contractor that got stimulus money plans 1,400 layoffs
800 of the positions were funded with federal stimulus money

USA Today:
Number of uninsured U.S. adults hits record high

The Local:
Sweden to launch online access to medical files
Medical professionals will have nationwide access to patient files

The Local:
Swedes' emails, text messages to be stored for six months
The aim is to prevent and solve crimes

Los Angeles Times:
Estimated Calif. budget deficit reaches $25.4 billion
Far larger than state officials were projecting only days ago

Baltimore Sun:
Analysts anticipate $1.6 billion shortfall for Maryland
Rising costs of Medicaid and other state-funded assistance programs outpace revenue

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Gov. Christie slams school board for approving superintendent salary above planned cap

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Pa. Gov.-elect Tom Corbett following the lead of N.J.'s Gov. Christie
Expect quick reform, deep budget cuts

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Haverford student gives up commuting on hoof

The Hill:
Rep. Michele Bachmann drops bid for conference post, backs Hensarling

Washington Post:
Many deficit commission staffers paid by outside groups

Washington Post:
Doctor opening new late-term abortion clinics in D.C. area, Iowa

Politico:
Palins deny divorce rumors

Washington Times:
Gulf State lawmakers accuse Obama administration of putting politics above science
Anger overflows on White House report calling for drilling halt

Washington Times:
Obama's attempt to choose Iraq's leader spurned
Obama asked Talabani  to give up the seat he has held since 2005

Boston Globe:
Surge in city homicides laid to drug crime
Release of dealers, money woes blamed

Palm Beach Post:
Honduran gang members found guilty of robbing convenience and jewelry stores

USA Today:
Birth control pills may have caused 30-year-old's stroke

Baltimore Sun:
Courts OKs police stops for darkly tinted car windows

Politico:
Republican earmark ban down to the wire
DeMint now pushing for a two-year moratorium

Fox News:
Rich Nations Urged to Weigh 'Robin Hood' Tax to Help Poor

The Hill:
Pelosi, political left rip proposal from debt commission chairmen

The Hill:
House Republican: Bush 'destroyed GOP'
Bush is no "class act," Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) said

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Gov. Christie: Lawyers reviewing federal govt's $271M bill for canceled tunnel project

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. commission sides with unions on public employees taking off Black Friday holiday

Fox News:
N.Y. school to maintain policy on 'partial' Pledge of Allegiance

Denver Post:
Denver warehouse owners reap growth spurt from medical-pot growers

The Hill:
Rep. Frank: 'Zero chance' of gay rights legislation passing Congress next year

Denver Post:
Futuristic house in old Woody Allen film is sold at foreclosure auction

Washington Post:
Letter from President Obama to G-20 leaders

The Hill:
Boehner anticipates 'nice conversation' with Obama at White House

Boston Globe:
Hazing penalty for girls' soccer team defended
Message had to be sent, officials say

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. teacher suspended after being filmed on hidden video at teachers' union conference

Houston Chronicle:
Risk persists for those who cross border daily
Two UTEP students' deaths all too common

Los Angeles Times:
Google being investigated by the FCC for wireless data collection

Fox News/AP:
Pentagon Study: Low Risk to Ending 'Don't Ask'

Palm Beach Post/AP:
Washington State bans alcoholic energy drinks

USA Today:
It's bonus season for college football coaches

USA Today:
Student sues after being cut by coach over pink cleats

Washington Post/AP:
US to return 19 items taken from King Tut's tomb