Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, February 6, 2013

February 6, 2013 - 10:37 AM

New York Times:
Leading Tunisian Opposition Figure Is Fatally Shot

New York Times:
People With Mental Illness More Likely to Be Smokers, Study Finds

Washington Times:
Obama crony wins contract to give phones to jobless

The Hill:
Obama health law will cost $1.3 Trillion, CBO says

Washington Post Editorial:
'The White House’s new contraception policy is sensibly balanced'

Washington Times:
Cantor shifts stance on immigration reform, backs pathway for ‘Dreamers’

Washington Post:
Republicans try a softer focus — on life issues

Washington Times:
States scramble with legislation to fend off drones

Washington Post:
Brennan nomination exposes criticism on targeted killings and secret Saudi base

Washington Times:
New North Korean video depicts burning ruins of virtual U.S. city
Images reportedly lifted from ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’ video game

Washington Post:
Virginia coin moves closer to reality

Washington Post:
Va. student displayed toy gun on school bus, police say

Washington Post:
Teen sex videos don’t warrant criminal charges, defense attorneys say

Washington Times:
Muslim backlash silences all-girl band in India

Washington Times:
Study: Google searches reveal racial bias


USA Today:
FBI says bombs found at Alabama bunker

Politico:
Court rules against N.Y. Times request for gun owners' addresses

Philadelphia Daily News:
Pastors protest sugar-daddy billboard in Southwest Philly

Politico:
White House put Cabinet under 'gag order' on sequester
Infuriated one Senate Democrat

Fox News:
Memphis renames city parks that honored Confederacy

Politico:
Immigration's latest ally: Christian right

Politico:
Obama admonishes cameramen for making noise: 'They're breaking my flow'

Politico:
Sequestration: Obama tax-and-spending plan already DOA on Hill

Politico:
House GOP: Take piecemeal approach to immigration

Politico:
Dick Morris out at Fox News

Roll Call:
House Democrats to Get SOTU Preview from Obama at Retreat

Politico:
Study: Boost in hospice visits by way of the ICU

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Car crashes through airport fence, nearly hits parked plane

Fox News:
City of Baltimore is on a path to financial ruin, report says

Fox News:
Postal Service to end Saturday mail delivery in bid to cut costs

Fox News:
New York mother reportedly met with 'criminal element' in Turkey

The Hill:
Tougher North Korean sanctions demanded by GOP after NK's 'vile stunt'

Fox News:
Store clerk arrested after allegedly spanking customer's child with belt

The Hill:
Rubio: Same-sex rights not a ‘central issue’ for immigration reform

The Hill:
Labor unions push White House on stalled worker safety rule

Denver Post:
Colorado to announce statewide child abuse hotline

Arizona Republic:
Arizona House passes ‘English only’ document plan

Arizona Republic:
City of Mesa, Ariz., plans to hire its own doctors to cut employee medical costs

Houston Chronicle:
City lists rules for payday lenders but wants lawmakers to act

South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Family leave extended to military and families

Chicago Sun-Times:
Lake Michigan water level hits record low

Miami Herald:
6 Miami-Dade cops fired or suspended for loafing