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In Today's Beltway Outsider

  • Whether you read a regional daily or a national newspaper, today's lead story is the House of Representatives passing the 'fiscal cliff' deal.
  • Ringing in the new year, many stories featured the first births of 2013 as well as lower crime rates across the country.

Top Regional Stories:

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Regional vs. National:

Regional Papers: House passes fiscal deal - 100%; Local human interest - 63%; Local politics - 53%;  Local economy - 34%; Local crime - 28%

National Papers:   House passes fiscal deal - 100%;  Human interest - 50%; Three in four say today's politics causing harm - 25%; Europe's economy - 25%; Tax increases on the wealthy - 25%

Above and Below the Fold:



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Montgomery Advertiser
(Montgomery, AL)
Up, up and away
House sends deal to Obama
Sandy Hook’s survivors head back
$100M lawsuit withdrawn
Sessions and Shelby at odds
The Arizona Republic
(Phoenix, AZ)
Phoenix: Convention slump tied to SB
Back from the brink
‘Fiscal cliff’ averted as House approves
Group works to keep youths off drugs
Sacramento Bee
(Sacramento, CA)
Washington ducks ‘cliff’
Shootout casts doubt on public event
Investors, startups start bargains
The Denver Post                
(Denver, CO)
Largest impacts averted
Jeffco budget cut hits seniors
Bennet votes “no”
Forecast: Construction hiring to lead
The Miami Herald
(Miami, FL)
Orange Bowl frenzy
The cliff averted: House OK’s deal
Venezuelans on edge, rumors swirl
Rising star in Israel has deep Beach roots
Tampa Bay Times
(St. Petersburg, FL)
House passes fiscal deal
Foster gaining voter support
International itinerary
7 aid workers killed in Pakistan
Savannah Morning News
(Savannah, GA)
River St. site sold to local hotelier
House OKs ‘cliff’ deal
100s plunge into Atlantic for fundraiser
Chicago Tribune
(Chicago, IL)
House passes ‘cliff’ deal
Nothing cooking on food trucks
The party is spoiled
Bacteria tracking--from the start
The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, IN) Deal begrudgingly done
At Purdue, new path to effect change
Special kids, special moments
The Des Moines Register
(Des Moines, IA)
Bowl loss gives ‘clones new motivation
Changes appear good for edu. reform
Fiscal crisis averted
Newtown braces for return to class
The Wichita Eagle
(Wichita, KS)
Family lovingly shelters kids
Late House vote averts fiscal cliff
Another ho-hum for economy
Wichita pilot sees success
The Baltimore Sun
(Baltimore, MD)
Baltimore killings rise to 217
House passes ‘cliff’ bill
Reducing utility costs, hospital visits
The Boston Globe
(Boston, MA)
House approves deal
State to end placing of homeless
Banner opportunity
Her medical hope grew within
The Lansing State Journal (Lansing, MI) Shootout leaves 1 dead, 4 injured
Fiscal cliff bill goes to Obama
Star Tribune
(Minneapolis, MN)
Fiscal cliff deal wins approval
Flu surge has health officials worried
Lots of jobs in trucking
Sugar may tell brain to crave even more
Glitch on wolf website has critics howlin
The Sun Herald
(Biloxi, MS)
Congress OKs bill to avoid fiscal cliff
2 killed in car wrecks
Fire damages Pascagoula restaurant
‘Do people understand the sacrifices?’
The Kansas City Star
(Kansas City Star, MO)
City saw fewer killed in 2012
It’s a deal
Teaching kids ‘the patience’ to read
Neighbors upset St. Paul is relocating
Billings Gazette
(Billings, MT)
Health issues, expansion of Medicaid
Bulled over
Cliff:: Congress staves off tax hikes
Las Vegas Review-Journal
(Las Vegas, NV)
Congress sends bill to Obama Volunteers need not apply
Church for openly gay success story
Brain image study
Union Leader
(Manchester, NH)
N. Pass route called into question
‘Fiscal cliff’ averted by House vote
Year’s 1st baby arrives in Laconia
City schools on verge of virtual
Granite State prepares for cold snap
Santa Fe New Mexican
(Santa Fe, NM)
Vote pulls U.S. back from ‘cliff’
Advocates hope to close holes in law
Yoga for the new year
First Santa Fe baby of 2013
Civil servants stuck in taxpayer-funded
The Buffalo News
(Buffalo, NY)
Quarrelsome House passes ‘cliff’ bill
Brandon takes reins for ‘new era’
Newtown kids heading back to class
Water levels reaching a low ebb
The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) Killings in city drop again
NASCAR speeds up media presence
House vote seals deal
The Columbus Gazette (Columbus, OH) ‘Cliff’ crisis appears over
Kasich’s Swiss trip may mean business
A few dollars more
JobsOhio works amid funding question
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) House approves ‘cliff’ deal
Contractor was head of tainted firm
HUGS Foundation helping kids
Liberia native gives back
The Times-Tribune
(Scranton, PA)
‘Cliff’ deal approved Good reason to miss Mass
Gov. to sue NCAA for PSU fines
Freshmen state reps. sworn in
Dallas Morning News
(Dallas, TX)
House GOP gives in to raising taxes
Survivors head back to classes
Bush Inst. puts faith in Egyptian women
Salt Lake City Tribune
(Salt Lake City, UT)
No vertigo: Cliffhanger ends
Homicide tally in Utah down slightly
Leaving a pristine legacy
Big Brother device sparks plate debate
Richmond Times Dispatch (Richmond, VA) House takes ‘cliff’ bill to wire
Marijuana blamed for local violence
Calming children in crisis
The Spokesman Review
(Spokane, WA)
Nation avoids ‘fiscal cliff’
Shootings leave 1 dead, 2 wounded
Revved up for races
Oil rig runs aground in Alaska
Charleston Daily Mail
(Charleston, WV)
Deal has had long, hard road
New schools reflect lessons
Set for bridge closure
State will start year with fewer jobs
Wisconsin State Journal
(Madison, WI)
Rose Bowl: Third’s no charm
Under pressure, House OKs deal
Higher taxes, squabbling will drag econ.


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