Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, October 20, 2010

October 20, 2010 - 7:35 AM

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Health insurers say data on 280,000 Pennsylvania clients may be compromised
Portable computer drive containing personal info on Medicaid members has been lost

Denver Post:
Russian government trying to enter the U.S. nuclear industry
Seeks controlling share of Canadian uranium company operating in Rocky Mtns.

Politico:
EPA in the crosshairs; GOP aims to turn Lisa Jackson into public enemy No. 1

Houston Chronicle:
U.S. universities pursuing ties with schools in Mexico
Officials see such alliances as way to help on the border

The Hill:
POLL: Only 1-in-4 see American Dream as still attainable for everyone in the U.S.

The Hill:
Following in Clinton’s footsteps, Obama to leave town after election
Ten-day trip to Asia in the works

Washington Post:
Why work, when BP will pay the claim? shrimper asks
BP payouts transform the Gulf Coast

New York Times:
Taliban’s Elite, Aided by NATO, Join Talks for Afghan Peace
Taliban leaders secretly leaving sanctuaries in Pakistan with help of NATO troops

Washington Times:
Republican senators seek information on secret U.S.-Russia missile talks
Reports say a missile defense agreement between Russia and U.S. is imminent

Fox News/AP:
Official: White House to Notify Congress on Saudi Arms Deal

Washington Post:
Virginia 4th-grade textbook criticized over claims on black Confederate soldiers
Says thousands of blacks fought for the South during the Civil War

The Hill:
U.S. settles Native American farmers' lawsuit for $760M

The Hill:
Lobby group for health insurance industry announces layoffs
AHIP says it is preparing to meet the challenges of the post-reform environment

Politico:
President Obama’s white working-class problem
One Dem urges Obama to go to places 'where people don’t like you that much'

Chicago Sun-Times:
New Book says Chicago Catholics lack enthusiasm for mass
Also don't like being told how to conduct their sex lives

Politico:
Early vote a bad omen for Harry Reid
Republican turnout disproportionately high in two big counties

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Audit of N.J. Turnpike Authority finds $43M in waste during tough economy

Philadelphia Inquirer:
New Jersey toll-road managers to slash employee perks

Boston Globe:
Obscene chants about women and necrophilia land Yale frat in trouble

Arizona Republic:
Phoenix police officer's slaying a mystery
Sergeant found dead in Phoenix alley; police releasing few details

Politico:
Health questions still dog Gov. Jan Brewer in Ariz. race

Chicago Sun-Times:
Chicago police superintendent will 'reallocate' cops to high-crime areas
Jody Weis calls status quo 'inexcusable'

Arizona Republic/AP:
Escaped chimp attacks police car in Missouri

Boston Globe:
Family hires civil rights lawyer to investigate police slaying of football player son

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Former  D.C. schools chancellor hesitates on offer to become N.J. education chief

Palm Beach Post:
Black bear burglarizes home, makes off with family's pork roast

Palm Beach Post:
Say goodbye to traditional free checking

Houston Chronicle:
Pakistan's Musharraf is launching a long-distance bid to be president again
He is actively campaigning in Texas

South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
'Drunkorexia' a growing trend among college students
Practice of swapping food calories for those in alcohol

Politico:
Barbara Boxer in closest match of career vs. Carly Fiorina

Denver Post:

Colo. programs target fastest-growing criminal segment: teen girls

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Rutgers community awaits news on paralyzed football player Eric LeGrand

South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Internet poker addiction rises among college students

Baltimore Sun:
Candidates' past legal troubles emerge in Balto. Co. council race
Democrat and Republican both have record of various charges

Politico:
President Jimmy Carter was enthralled by CIA's use of parapsychology in intel-gathering

Times/Orlando Sentinel:
As NASA launches new vision, chief is criticized for absence

Washington Times:
Democratic governorships appear in peril
History, economy point to big gains for Republicans in states

Los Angeles Times:
A flying Humvee? Don't scoff, Pentagon wants one

The Hill:
Capitol Police tighten security after shots fired at the Pentagon

Washington Post:
Shots fired at Pentagon building; officials search for clues

The Hill:
GOP targets Reid for living at the Ritz

Washington Times:
Outspoken Democrat Grayson ('die quickly') appears vulnerable
Florida congressman compares foe to Taliban in ad

The Hill:
Veterans group gives Congress low marks

Washington Post:
Pope names D.C. archbishop, 23 others to be new cardinals

Washington Times:
Mass. obscenity law would outlaw electronic communications deemed harmful to minors
Internet providers and free-speech advocates asked a federal judge for injunction

USA Today:
Gene has 'big effect' on alcoholism, how quickly you get drunk

Washington Post/AP:
No Scout leadership post in NC for Mormon parents
Parents not allowed to serve as pack leaders because they're Mormon

Los Angeles Times:
Community colleges not preparing California's future workforce, study says
70% of students seeking degrees at 2-year schools failed to obtain them

USA Today:
Youths, adults sign on to wear purple, support gay teens

USA Today:
JetBlue flight attendant Slater pleads guilty in meltdown incident

Los Angeles Times:
Long Beach institutes smoking ban in all parks and recreation areas

USA Today:
Gene has 'big effect' on alcoholism, how quickly you get drunk

Los Angeles Times:
San Gabriel's mayor resigns after arrest for battery, assault and robbery

USA Today:
Far more troops survive IEDs in Afghanistan