Top Stories Today - 08.27.2008

National News:

Los Angeles Times - EDITORIAL: A Gay President? - Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Do Kill

The Washington Post - Rachel Maddow, MSNBC's Newest Left Hand

Associated Press - GOP Takes a Hard Line on Abortion for Its Platform

Regional News:

Arizona Daily Star (AZ) - Voters To Be Told Gay Vows Already Banned

New York Daily News (NY) - Partnering Ain't Easy for 'Dancing with the Stars' Producers

Denver Post (CO) - Transgender-Death Suspect Faces Hearing

Boston Herald (MA) - Rep. Barney Frank Urges Democrats to Unite

San Diego Union-Tribune (CA) - Manchester Executive is Troubled by Boycott

Las Vegas Review-Journal (NV) - Domestic Partners: Panel OKs Benefits Expansion - Rochester (NY) - Grand Jury Indicts Spencerport Man for Hate Crime

The Baltimore Sun (MD) - OP-ED: Teach Your Children Well

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (WA) - COLUMN: State More Diverse, Less Safe