Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, October 6, 2011

October 6, 2011 - 8:23 AM

USA Today:
Two taxpayer-backed geothermal companies face deep financial difficulties

Boston Globe:
Romneycare repeal effort percolating in Massachusetts
Group opposed to state law's insurance mandate trying to get 2012 ballot referendum

The Hill:
President embraces ObamaCare label

The Hill:
CBO estimates Obama jobs bill would add $175B in new spending

Washington Times:
Justice official financed romantic travel with taxpayer money
Sen. Grassley asks why official wasn't fired or demoted for misusing funds

Denver Post:
Former Denver school official sees loss of free meals if nutrition rules take effect
Potato farmers object to new USDA nutrition guidelines

Providence Journal:
Rally draws 500 to State House to protest in-state tuition for immigrants

Daily Caller:
As Scott Brown fights for re-election, tea party groups vow to sit this one out

Los Angeles Times:
French gov't bans schools and colleges nationwide from offering ketchup
Protecting the culture...

Arizona Republic:
ASU project seeks to solve world's woes

New university website called 10,000 Solutions is seeking ideas from public

Fox News/AP:
Dozens Arrested as Union Groups Join Protests Near Wall Street

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Obama admininstration fast-tracks power line projects, upsetting environmentalists

Politico:
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan: ‘A right to make a profit’

Washington Post:
‘Calm down’ about Fast and Furious gun sting, ATF acting director says

The Hill:
White House defends Holder amid Fast and Furious accusations

Politico:
Embattled ATF shakes up staff

Washington Times op-ed:
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher: China undermining economic recovery and U.S. security

Los Angeles Times:
Obama trails Mitt Romney in new Quinnipiac poll

Los Angeles Times:
Conservative group seeks to derail Mitt Romney's run

Politico:
House Dems call for Clarence Thomas ethics probe
Raising questions on whether the justice can be impartial

Fox News:
GOP Lawmakers Expand Investigation Into White House Role in Solyndra Controversy

Fox News:
After Gibson Raid, Other Guitar Makers at Risk of Breaking Law

Washington Post:
Democrats shift the definition of ‘rich’ in battle over taxes


Los Angeles Times:
India unveils world's cheapest tablet computer

Los Angeles Times:
American 'burying beetle' becomes an issue in Keystone pipeline drama

USA Today:
Florida's Pinellas County rejects fluoride in drinking water

Houston Chronicle:
Navy SEAL widow searches for husband's ring on Facebook

Politico:
Sen. Marco Rubio talks about Univision, immigration with National Journal

Politico:
Michelle Obama tells Secret Service: 'Just tell me when-where to run'

Houston Chronicle:
Benched UT quarterback Gilbert decides to transfer

Politico:
Ron Paul: U.S. could kill journalists like terrorists

Denver Post:
Tobacco-rolling business fears it may be snuffed by Colorado law

Fox News/Newscore:
Muslim Woman Suing Southwest for Kicking Her Off San Jose-Bound Flight

Boston Globe:
Friendly Ice Cream files bankruptcy, closes 63 stores, lays off 1,200

USA Today:
Group ranks America's best neighborhoods

Palm Beach Post/AP:
Woman tried to sell baby for trip to Disney, cops say

Washington Post:
Women’s groups, union attack Wal-Mart over pay for women

Providence Journal:
State Rep. Daniel Gordon was demoted twice during his tenure in U.S. Marine Corps
Covered up his dodgy past

The Hill:
Jackson Lee fires back at Hank Williams Jr. and Herman Cain