Hybrid cars too quiet for blind pedestrians. WSJ (free link)

To announce, Romney heads to his dad's political stomping ground. Globe

Pricey jet fuel: Air travel only for the wealthy? Christian Science Monitor

Amtrak ridership in Montana takes off. Great Falls Tribune

Headline of the Day: "Who pooed in the Alaska capitol elevator?" Post-Tribune

Mesa, AZ, councilman sits out Pledge, gets death threats. AP

Ethanol from wood chips? Coming soon to Wyoming. Casper Star-Tribune

Round-up of states' actions on health insurance. NYT

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