Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, October 13, 2010

October 13, 2010 - 6:53 AM

Washinton Post:
Homeland Security withholds probe into illegal alien drunk driver who killed nun
Despite two drunken driving convictions, he was not deported before crash that killed nun

Boston Globe:
UMass hospitals will cut 350 jobs
Strained by flat patient volume and pressure from health insurers

Denver Post:
Colorado's Amendment 63 looks to capitalize on health care controversy
Would change Colorado's constitution to make health care choice a right

The Hill:
Air Force general warns growing health costs could hurt military's budget

The Hill:
U.S. Chamber president vows to 'ramp up' political efforts
Won't shrink in face of attacks from Obama

Washington Post:
D.C. judge orders burger joint to stop grilling
Follows dispute with neighboring law firm over its "intense and noxious odor"

Washington Post:
Republican Carl Paladino apologizes to gays and lesbians

Fox News:

Paladino heard cursing U.S. attorney general
In months-old video, Paladino comments on plan to hold terror trials in NYC

Boston Globe/AP:
US appeals Mass. rulings on gay marriage
Justice Dept. defends the federal law defining marriage as between a man and a woman

Denver Post:
Scrap-metal thieves stealing storm grates
A 155-pound cast iron grate can go for 8 cents a pound

Washington Post:
Reformer Michelle Rhee resigning as D.C. schools chancellor
Hailed by many for making improvements; Reviled by status quo

Boston Globe/Bloomberg:
Study challenges mayoral control of schools
Fails to improve student achievement, according to a two-year study

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. Republicans accuse U.S. Rep. Adler of recruiting fake tea party candidate
Faux tea party candidate would have siphoned support from Adler’s GOP opponent

Palm Beach Post:
Rubio maintains big lead over Crist, Meek in latest Quinnipiac poll

The State (S.C.):
New Poll: Republican Nikki Haley holds a 9 point lead over Democrat Vincent Sheheen

Washington Times/AP:
Poll: Democrat has big lead in Delaware Senate race
Democrat Chris Coons has a 19 point lead over Republican Christine O'Donnell

Los Angeles Times:
Final Meg Whitman-Jerry Brown debate contentious
How about that "whore" thing?

Politico:
W. Va. Republican John Raese: Abolish minimum wage
Raese is locked in a tight race for Robert Byrd's Senate seat

The Hill:
POLL: Majority of voters say they want a viable third party in American politics

Palm Beach Post:
Hundreds of students arrested for underage drinking at wild, private party
Police break up unofficial homecoming party at posh Boca Raton home

Washington Post:
U-Md. students cut with knife in bar fight; too drunk to say what happened
Police blame bar; say underage students won't be prosecuted

Washington Post:
Obama and oil drilling: How politics spilled into policy

Denver Post:
Liberal group releases 2005 tape of Ken Buck's advice to alleged date-rape victim

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Personal chefs make dinnertime easier for time-challenged New Jerseyans

Houston Chronicle:
Mexican police commander beheaded; Was investigating fatal shooting of U.S. citizen

Palm Beach Post:
Debate erupts over chocolate milk in school cafeterias
Officials now cutting sugar, banning flavored milk altogether

Houston Chronicle:
Houston radio icon dies; Mark Stevens of 'Stevens & Pruett' dies

Fox News:
Family Ties: Obama Related to Palin, Limbaugh

Providence Journal:
Statue of Columbus defaced over the holiday weekend
Mayor Cicilline said vandalism is offensive but not a hate crime against Italians

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Feds arrest high-ranking N.J. corrections official for bribery

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Continental, United lead in on-time performance

Palm Beach Post:
S.F. Giants' Brian Wilson fined $1,000 for wearing orange cleats against Florida Marlins
'Too bright, too flashy'

Washington Times:
Stiff new rules accompany lifting of oil drilling moratorium
Will idle rigs and leave workers out of jobs for months longer

Baltimore Sun:
Hundreds sign petitions against replacing trees in Baltimore public square
Nonprofit's wanted to replace dozens of city-owned trees as part of upgrade plan

The State (S.C.):
Petitioners protest Confederate flag flying at home in historically black community
Homeowner says it is not racially motivated

The Hill:
Dem candidate: DCCC canceled ads because I won't support Pelosi

Washington Post/AP:
Police: Naked man found in business watching porn

Washington Post/AP:
Study: Legalizing pot won't hinder Mexican cartels

Washington Times:
U.S. intelligence agencies 'wasted' billions; Senator faults mismanagement
Mismanaged secret, high-technology programs

Los Angeles Times:
$1.6-million county project approved to replace sand on Venice Beach

Politico:
USS Cole attack survivors angry at Obama
Bemoan lack of progress in bringing an alleged perpetrator to justice