Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, October 20, 2009

October 20, 2009 - 7:13 AM
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Washington Times:
U.S. blocks N.C. city's nonpartisan vote
Justice Department says city's blacks need Democratic option

Boston Globe:
Court rules that tobacco company may have to pay for smokers' diagnostic chest exams
Tests would give smokers early warning of lung cancer
 
New York Times:
Wall St. Giants Giving Little to Obama Party Fund-Raiser
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/20/us/politics/20donate.html?_r=1&hp

Providence Journal:
Native American professor at R.I. College portrays a less heroic Roger Williams
Says her goal is to 'decolonize America’s classrooms'

Arizona Republic:
Republican congressman spends week alone on deserted Pacific island
Craved the physical challenge of living off the land

The Local:
Swedish Democrat leader reported for 'hate speech'
He called Muslims a major threat in an opinion piece

Washington Post:
Poll: Most Americans now support a public option
Top headline based on newspaper's own polling
 
Politico:
1,502 page Senate Finance Committee health bill is (finally) filed
 
Boston Globe:
Gov. Patrick wants state to review small companies' health care premiums
Attempt to stem growing health care costs
 
Washington Times:
Study: H1N1 vaccine too late to help most
 
Fox News:
H1N1 will infect about 60 percent of the U.S. population this flu season
 
San Francisco Chronicle:
Calif nurses may strike over swine flu preparation
 
Boston Globe:
Same-sex marriage fight roils Maine
Polls indicate voters are split on adopting ban
 
Washington Post:
D.C. officials to scrutinize spending (squandering) by AIDS groups
 
USA Today:
Road safety campaigns take multicultural approach
 
San Francisco Chronicle:
A 'growth' industry: training in the medical marijuana field?
 
Denver Post:
State attorney general says Colo. may need to regulate medical marijuana
 
Washington Times:
Budget tricks rife in health reform effort
Critics see 'gimmick' to keep Obama pledge
 
Boston Globe:
City orders removal of four-story tree house in Worcester neighborhood
 
Washington Post column:
Uncle Sam's gift to the prudent saver: Less money
 
USA Today:
Group seeks answers for retirement 'crisis'
 
Politico:
Economy trumps climate as a concern for voters
 
San Francisco Chronicle:
Biden says Berkeley's solar finance plan will be model for nation
 
Boston Globe/AP:
National Park Service averages 11 searches/rescues per day
 
Washington Post:
Line between male and female can be hazy
 
Washington Times:
Legal fund set up to defend woman in ACORN sting
Fund is drawing substantial public support
 
Politico:
Harry Reid's plan: 'Vaporize' 2010 GOP opponent

Houston Chronicle:
Questions raised about effectiveness of ICE's alternatives-to-detention programs
1 in 5 suspected illegal immigrants absconded while in ICE intensive monitoring program
 
Washington Times:
Deeds, McDonnell see absentee vote as crucial
Va. aims to abide by ruling on military ballots
 
USA Today:
Car seats can be dangerous outside the car
 
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Montclair State University will name dorm after Frank Sinatra
 
Fox News:
Top White House Official Says Obama Team 'Controlled' Media Coverage During Campaign
 
Politico:
For GOP, reform may be bad politics
 
Politico:
Tensions rise among Senate Democratic leaders amid health care reform
 
South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Miami Marine Stadium designated as 'endangered' site
 
Fox News:
Somali Women Whipped for Wearing Bras
 
Fox News:
UCLA Study: The Internet Is Altering Our Brains

New York Times:
Pope Approves Plan to Bring Anglicans Into the Fold

New York Times:
When Parents Are Too Toxic to Tolerate