Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, February 8, 2011

February 8, 2011 - 8:43 AM

Washington Post:
Since D.C.'s handgun ban ended, well-heeled residents have become well armed
More than 1,400 firearms have been registered with D.C. police

Boston Globe:
Number of reported same-sex couples in Mass. climbs sharply
Advocates cite growing public acceptance

Politico:
Moderate Senate Democrats looking for ways to roll individual mandate

Politico:
Republicans may not cut off funding for health care law in continuing resolution
Risk angering conservatives who think the new majority isn’t being aggressive enough

Washington Post:
Health-care law supporters tap Democratic strategist to defend it

Politico:
Policy change could make private jet flight info available to the public

Washington Post/AP:
FDIC seeks delay in bonuses for top bank execs

Washington Post:
Planned Parenthood will retrain employees on how to report potential risks to minors
Follows release of secretly recorded videotapes

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
State bill would deny funding for Planned Parenthood

USA Today:
Snow days virtually eliminated with Web tools
Teachers turning to Facebook, podcasts to keep students on track

Fox News:
Obama proposing short-term relief to states hit with unemployment insurance debt

New York Times:
U.N. Food Agency Issues Warning on China Drought
Wheat crop threatened in China, the world’s largest wheat producer

New York Times:
Most New York Students Are Not College-Ready

The Hill:
Dems mock 'light' GOP schedule as lacking job-creation focus

Politico:
Former Pa. Gov. Ed Rendell separates from wife

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
Legislature wants amendment to ban income tax

The Hill:
Pelosi: O'Reilly question to Obama on hate 'completely inappropriate'

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
Manchester teachers receive ultimatum over health care

Washington Post:
Federal judicial vacancies reaching crisis point

Houston Chronicle:
Gov. Perry will ask Legislature to chop four Texas agencies
Including Arts Agency, Historical Commission

Chicago Sun-Times:
Rahm Emanuel’s $18.5 million paychecks: How did he do it?

The Hill:
Senate may consider bill denying TSA workers collective bargaining rights

USA Today:
Some consumers are stockpiling incandescent light bulbs

West Palm Beach:
Fla. Gov. urges tea party to lobby lawmakers to pass proposed budget cuts

USA Today:
Glenn Beck criticizes Steelers, Packers for anthem participation

USA Today:
Parents recoil at Super Bowl 'test baby' ad

Chicago Sun-Times:                       
ACLU wants city to stop putting up cameras

Boston Globe:
Alzheimer’s bills ask state aid

Houston Chronicle:
Proposed legislation would classify sexting as a misdemeanor under-18 offenders
Currently, it is a third-degree felony

Palm Beach Post:
Florida leads U.S. in faked accidents
No-fault insurance law makes crime easy, lucrative.

Baltimore Sun:
Men convicted in drug case with ties to cartel
Authorities expect a sentence of at least 30 years

Los Angeles Times:
Childhood obesity is 'very serious' problem in California, poll finds

Baltimore Sun:|
Baltimore County speed camera limit lifted
Debate in Towson echoes one heard across U.S.

The Hill:
Military spending will thwart earmark ban, experts predict