January 27, 2011

    1. One Perspective: Treat the disease, not the symptoms
    2. Bench Mark: A tragedy within a tragedy
    3. Money Matters: Market values flashing opportunities or caution?


    1. Washington, D.C. CBO: This year's budget deficit to hit $1.5T New estimates add fuel to debate over raising debt ceiling
    2. Iowa Former House Speaker Gingrich calls for replacing EPA
    3. Georgia Man executed for 1988 killing of teacher Execution came amid shortage of sodium thiopental
    4. Washington, D.C. Pentagon officials defend $78 billion in military cuts Defense budget would still be $553B, twice what it was in 2001
    5. National Roundup
    6. Massachusetts Governor wants to end private lawyers for poor Opponents say 1,000 salaried lawyers could not handle case load


    1. State Roundup


    1. North Carolina Blackwater suit tossed 7 years after grisly deaths Insurgents killed four contractors, mutilated bodies
    2. California AG: Man with beard can't become prison guard Civil rights groups protest
    3. Court Roundup


    1. World Economy Facing a 'new reality' Davos forum: Is China still an emerging economy?
    2. Economy Watchdog says overhaul didn't end future bailouts Inspector: ultimate cost of bailout goes beyond dollars and cents
    3. Agriculture Review: Most payments to dead farmers are proper


    1. Nation - Ohio State to use assisted-suicide drug in executions due to shortage Drug is used to induce surgical comas
    2. Daily Briefs (Jan 27)
    3. Trading places U.S.-China Economic Law program planned at WSU
    4. Good Natured Head of RiverFront Conservancy to be saluted at 'Soul Food' event
    5. Matter of Consensus New county clerk pledges to expand online services