Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, October 21, 2009

October 21, 2009 - 6:15 AM
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USA Today:
White House neglecting bioterrorism, congressional commission says

San Francisco Chronicle:
Judge orders Social Security to cater to the blind
Visually impaired must have option of receiving benefit notices in braille or by audio disc
USA Today:
Latest bank fee is for paying off credit card on time every month
Spanking customers for staying out of debt
USA Today:
Retirement overhaul: 401(k)s may not be the answer now
A new group called Retirement USA begins 'searching for solutions' Wednesday
Fox News:
New Oklahoma Abortion Law Violates Patient Privacy, Critics Charge
Requires doctors to release detailed information about all women who have abortions
Los Angeles Times:
Congress passes green-card bill for spouses of deceased U.S. citizens
Washington Post:
U.S. deeply split on troop increase for Afghan war
Majority says nation lacks clear strategy
USA Today:
Poll: Americans skittish over health changes
Washington Post:
In Washington, a lobbying frenzy over health care
Boston Globe:
Swine flu vaccine deliveries running 3 weeks late
With demand far outstripping supply, state cancels clinics

Washington Times:
Where's Richard Holbrooke? U.S. envoy steers clear of Afghan vote crisis
Boston Globe:
'For Sen. John Kerry, a diplomatic triumph' in Afghanistan
Senator secures Karzai’s assent for Afghan runoff

Pakistani Foreign Minister's son was Kerry intern
Washington Times:
TARP watchdog: Full repayment 'unlikely'
Fox News/UK Sun:
980-Pound Man Needs 'Life-Saving' Operation
That's what 20,000 calories a day will do...
Boston Globe:
State commission urges law to make teens stay in school
Effort to halve the state’s high school dropout rate

Boston Globe:
Obama to speak on energy at MIT Friday
Denver Post:
Demand for medical pot in Colorado outstripping supply
South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Denver Post:
Oil-shale leases set for probe
Interior Secretary Salazar wants facts about late-Bush-era additions to leases
Houston Chronicle:
For an astounding 10-day period, Houston recorded no murders
Houston Chronicle:
$80 oil is back. Is that good or bad?
Los Angeles Times:
Wind power: Palmdale parking lots to double as power plants
Small wind turbines atop light towers
Washington Times:
Delis disappear in many cities as eating habits change
Los Angeles Times:
FDA clamps down on nutrition labels on food packaging
Houston Chronicle:
New option created for some Houston-area uninsured
Divides monthly premiums among employer, employee and a subsidy fund
Boston Globe:
‘Big Brother’ reality show winner allegedly used prize to buy oxycodone
Boston Globe/AP:
Imams pulled from flight settle lawsuit
Palm Beach Post:
Bank robber is so calm he sometimes has to clarify he's there to rob the place
Fox News:
President Obama lectures the financial industry during a stop in New York
Presses financial reform
Fox News/AP:
Karzai Needed U.S. Arm-Twisting, Meals Before Agreeing to Runoff
Lamb and gallons of tea
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Rutgers University to unveil $7.5M visitors center in Piscataway
Fox News:
New York Teen Arrested in Columbine-Style Plot
Bill Clinton helps Virginia Dem Creigh Deeds -- sort of
Washington Post:
Sperm donor passed on sudden death heart defect

Washington Post:
Alito troubled by concerns over court's Catholics
Washington Post:
NY-23: Can conservative candidate Doug Hoffman Win?

Florida House panel begings discussion of offshore drilling
May be the hottest issue Florida lawmakers will face in next year's regular session

The State:
University holds 'Love Your Body Day' to promote positive body image
The idea is to protest unrealistic beauty standards
Providence Journal:
New booklet simplifies primary care
Tells people where to seek routine medical attention
Providence Journal:
R.I. environmentalists oppose plan to erect a wind turbine on coastal property in Narragansett
Industrial use would mar an otherwise pristine landscape