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The New York Times

Obama Tells Ohio, ‘Our Economy Is Growing Again’

Senate Republicans Call Reform Bill a ‘Takeover’ of the Banking Industry

Specter Defeat Signals a Wave Against Incumbents

Grim Milestone: 1,000 Americans Dead

Sean Bell’s Family Gets Good News on His Birthday

Education Secretary Steps Into a Minefield in Brooklyn

A Very Bright Idea

A New Chance in New Orleans


The Christian Science Monitor

Housing department to funnel $1 billion to hard-hit areas

Gulf oil spill targets Florida beaches as it nears loop current

In Ohio, Obama says his policies have created jobs. Is that true?

Supreme Court moves in the right direction on juvenile sentence


Baltimore Sun

Candidates for governor visit each other's home counties

City could save $93 million on police, fire pensions


Detroit Free Press

Detroit police outline final moments of Aiyana's life

In shooting case, mystery surrounds videotape

Special police team sued in '07 dog shooting incident

Evans: Shooting probe to be fair

Mom is determined to see justice for son


Star Ledger

N.J. report finds state college aid group's management in 'disarray'

About 70 Newark City Hall employees get termination notices in first wave of cutbacks

Newark nonprofit group offers loan program for Orange businesses


The Washington Post

Joe Sestak defeats Arlen Specter, Rand Paul wins, Democrats claim victory in PA special election

Kagan releases cartons of documents to Senate Judiciary Committee

Jewish lawmakers urge Obama to visit Israel

Officials find evidence of fraud at Head Start centers

Historic D.C. church lands on most-endangered list

Prince George's, Md., health-care system remains unsold

Student injured by chair-wielding sub


Los Angeles Times

Budget battles divide a normally unified L.A. City Council

Budget analyst advises lawmakers to reject Schwarzenegger's plan to cut welfare

Cooling off the hot button on immigration


Chicago Tribune

Stroger census contracts under investigation

Some skin whitening creams contain toxic mercury, testing finds


Atlanta Journal Constitution

SCLC battle heats up


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