Today’s Most Popular Stories 08.09.10

By Matt Dornic 

Each day, Ashley Estill surfs your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for August 9, 2010:

Washington Post: Patricia Neal dies: Oscar winning star of ‘Hud’ was 84

Washington Times: Major cleanup as floodwater recedes

Washington Examiner: Bell, Calif. city manager who was making $800k a year was actually making $1.5 million

USA Today: Early puberty for girls is raising health concerns

CQ Politics: Activists Gear Up for Next Round on Gay Marriage

The Hill: Gates announces major job cuts as Pentagon looks to cut spending

Politico: The tea party’s growing money problem

Roll Call: Ethics Committee Unveils Waters Charges

National Journal: Panel Cites Three Rules Breaches By Waters

Gallup.Com: Avg. Midterm Seat Loss 36 for Presidents Below 50% Approval

Talking Points Memo: Conservapedia: E=mc2 Is A Liberal Conspiracy

Politics Daily: Tea Party Running Out of Money?

The New Republic: Why Public Employees Are the New Welfare Queens

The Daily Caller: Activists gear up for next round on gay marriage

Foreign Policy: The limits of Arab opinion polling