Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, May 18, 2010

May 18, 2010 - 7:20 AM
San Francisco Chronicle:
In San Francisco, a new attempt to let non-citizens vote
Proposal would let non-citizen immigrants with kids in public schools vote in school board elections
 
New York Times:
Obama White House is limiting, if not blocking, access to the Kagan's family
 
Houston Chronicle:
Texas doctors fleeing Medicare in droves
Frustrated by reimbursement cuts for care of seniors 
 
Politico:
Rep. Mark Souder to resign over affair with female aide

Denver Post:
New electricity grids prompt privacy concerns
Can tell when you get up, go to sleep, how many showers, anyone home, etc.
 
Houston Chronicle/AP:
New congressional report says Social Security needs only ‘tweaks'
Says modest changes to payroll taxes and benefits could erase funding gap

Los Angeles Times:
Afghan suicide bomb kills at least 18, including 5 Americans
 
Washington Times:
U.S. officials worry Pakistan withholding key information obtained from captured Taliban leader
 
Washington Post:
CIA director, national security adviser to meet with officials in Pakistan
 
Politico:
President Obama steers clear of shaky Arlen Specter
No 11th hour campaign trips on Specter's behalf
 
New York Times:
Conn. AG Richard Blumenthal, now running for U.S. Senate, never served in Vietnam
But he indicated otherwise
 
Boston Globe:
FAA determines wind farm is ‘no hazard’
Says project won’t hamper radar
 
The Hill:
White House seeks missing health bounce
 
Politico:
Amid concern, White House speeds up health care benefits
Polls show the public still isn’t backing the legislation
 
Washington Post:
Increase in health tests, procedures is raising costs in frugal Utah
 
Fox News:
Cost of Illegal Immigration Rising Rapidly in Arizona, Study Finds
 
Washington Times:
Class action filed against Arizona's new statute
ACLU, immigrant groups seek redress
 
Los Angeles Times:
Dozens protest Lakers coach Phil Jackson's comments on Arizona immigration law
coach Phil Jackson urged to denounce new law
 
The Hill:
Democrats prepare to pass war funding bill without Republican support
Republicans balk at extra provisions the White House wants in the measure
 
USA Today:
'Temporary' tax hikes being used to fill gaps
The latest fashion in taxation
 
Boston Globe:
Casino pitched for depressed Fall River
Wampanoags seek 300-acre complex; But legal hurdles may stand in way
 
Washington Post:
Michelle Obama applauds food industry group's pledge to trim calories
16 members of Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation make 20-25 percent of food consumed in U.S.
 
Boston Globe:
Shakespeare in the Courts: Juvenile offenders sentenced to Shakespeare
 
Washington Post:
Play space owner defends herself against claims that she's pushing religion
Mention of God on the Playseum Web site results in school canceling field trip
 
Fox News/AP:
Tar balls found off Key West, Fla.
 
Washington Times:
Napolitano: Oil spill fix could take weeks
 
Boston Globe:
Ex-Harvard student accused of living a lie, conning his way into university
Indicted on charges of larceny and identity fraud
 
Washington Post:
Primaries may help foreshadow November elections
 
Los Angeles Times:
Small-business owner looks for healthcare relief
 
Chicago Sun-Times:
Cook County's 'country club' hospital
Oak Forest Hospital is virtually empty -- and far overstaffed
 
USA Today:
Credit card overhaul cuts bank fees by $5B
 
Boston Globe:
Barring of MIT Prof. Noam Chomsky stirs up a political storm in Israel
 
Chicago Sun-Times:
Six-figure compensation packages paid to executives on failed Chicago Olympic bid
 
Fox News/AP:
$20,000 Found Hidden in Estate Sale Furniture
 
Washington Times:
Terrorists aimed to kill Indonesian leader
'Mumbai-style' strike was goal during Obama visit
 
USA Today:
Restaurant tests human nature with donation boxes; No one has to pay for anything
Non-profit Panera cafe asks customers to 'leave your fair share'
 
Fox News:
Iraq Says It Uncovered Al Qaeda Plot on World Cup in South Africa
 
Washington Times:
Voters may be fed up with Congressional pork
Many earmarkers now tagged for ouster
Denver Post:
Colo. politician admits brother-in-law entered sex-offender treatment program that she criticized
 
Denver Post/Los Angeles Times:
Mass extinction of fish may have spawned humans
 
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Former carpenters union official convicted of running 'epic' tabs at go-go bars
 
Providence Journal:
R.I. Health Dept. gets 15 applications to run marijuana ‘compassion centers’