Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, October 16, 2012

October 16, 2012 - 8:32 AM

Washington Times:
Coburn calls out Senate cohorts as wastes of government money
Damns some of his colleagues in his “Wastebook 2012”

Providence Journal:
Middletown (RI) High homecoming dance canceled over 'grinding' protest
Students furious over ban on sexual dancing became unruly

Washington Times:
Clinton takes ‘full responsibility’ for security at Libyan consulate

Washington Times:
Summer heat brings back the stink bugs
Pest numbers increased 60%

The Local:
Stockholm bans butter in schools, prompting parental backlash

Washington Post:
Where is Jesse Jackson Jr.? Political candidate is subject of many unanswered questions

New York Times:
Afghan Army’s Turnover Threatens U.S. Strategy

USA Today:
Swing States poll: Women push Romney into lead

The Hill:
Team Romney banks $170M in September, trails Obama by $11M

Politico:
Romney campaign says media rooting for Obama debate win
Aides fret that president will "win" no matter what

Fox News:
University Punishes Staffer for Signing Marriage Petition

USA Today:
NCAA withdrawing championships from state of New Jersey
Because of a new gambling initiative that allows sports betting

Fox News:
CNN host O'Brien defends Obama, as Giuliani suggests she's tied to campaign

The State (S.C.):
Solar panels free Upstate family from power grid

Fox News:
Florida's plan to measure students by race riles education experts

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Bergen County chain offers free dry cleaning for the unemployed

The Hill:
Poll finds Akin with slight lead over McCaskill

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Voter survey disproportions linked to difficult-to-reach cellphone users

Philadelphia Inquirer:
New Jersey's first medical-marijuana dispensary wins clearance to begin selling

Chicago Tribune:
Ex-senator, presidential nominee George McGovern enters hospice care

Politico:
President Obama to be 'grilled' by US Weekly, a celebrity magazine

Chicago Sun-Times:
‘It’s too much’: 2 murdered grandchildren in 6 months

Politico:
Kaiser study: Medicare costs could rise for many with premium support

The Local:
Warning over dyed pork sold as beef in Sweden