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The New York Times

Obama, Conceding Budget’s Limitations, Seeks Consensus


House G.O.P. Pushes $61 Billion in Cutbacks

Connecticut Governor, Tackling Budget, Criticizes Christie’s Approach

Role for Teachers Is Seen in Solving Schools’ Crises


Chicago Is Now Smaller and Less Black, Census Shows

Justice Dept. Will Review Fatal Shooting of Pace Student by Officer in Westchester

Dakota Hits Back at a Resident Who Claimed Bias



Detroit Free Press

Bing's plan to relocate cops blasted by council

Council may fight mayor's water plan

City of Detroit is ordered to pay $20,000 in coerced confession case

Rochelle Riley: 1st Snyder budget to set tone for 4 years


The Christian Science Monitor


Obama: I didn't punt on entitlement reform in federal budget

Smoke and mirrors in Obama's budget? Five examples of creative

California cities' latest budget trick: fine out-of-towners for car crashes


West Africa Rising: Could rising food prices spark Egypt-style revolt in Africa?


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Lewis gets nation's highest civilian honor

Atlanta moves to pay former parking enforcement officers $90K


MLK comic book lands in Egypt's Tahrir Square


Grady Hospital to cut 100 jobs



Star Ledger


Campbell Soup Co. plans to spend $10M to fight hunger, obesity in Camden

North Bergen "shock jock" Hal Turner going on trial tomorrow on charges of encouraging violence against Connecticut lawmakers


Christie blames N.J. Supreme Court for delay in changing school funding formula, affordable housing system

At voter fraud trial, Atlantic City councilman says 2009 mayoral campaign was 'above board'

Ailing A&P to close 32 stores in six states, including at least 16 in N.J.

Gov. Christie announces recommendations for N.J. school construction projects


The Washington Post

GOP blasts Obama budget, is willing to work with Democrats

GAO report details list of mismanaged federal programs

Military moves quickly to bring elections to Egypt

The future of a democratic Egypt


Gray: Henderson wants chief job

Va. school voucher bill killed

Probe renews ethics-reform debate



The Baltimore Sun


Carbon monoxide leaks at city school elicit calls to fund upgrades, repairs

Local NAACP leaders rally around Snowden


Teacher buyouts worry parents


Five Md. banks repay TARP funds, but six others have missed payments


Chicago Tribune


Chicago population dips during decade

Alderman: Emanuel's public swipe 'put Burke on notice'

Braun's personality not enough so far to overcome her campaign gaffes

60-year-old police-torture case goes to trial

Quinn to seek cuts in drug, health care programs


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. Unified OKs 'doomsday budget' for schools


Brown freezes hiring in state government





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