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POSTED: April 13, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Republicans Scramble for Votes to Pass Budget Bill

Budget Deal Deeply Cuts High-Speed Rail Program

Re-engineering of Medicare to Raise Tough Questions


No Halt to Planned Parenthood Fight


Countering the Siege


Wisconsin Awaits Outcome of Supreme Court Vote

City Postpones Hiring 540 Police Recruits


Suit Alleges Bias in Disability Denials by Queens Judges


Legislative Leaders Praise Cuomo, Tactically



The Detroit Free Press

Detroit's budget full of tough calls and tough cuts

Detroit has no choice but to make cuts, City Council members say


Pensions for seniors 67 and older will keep tax exemption


Detroit's loss of political might is guaranteed

FBI, state police investigate Kilpatrick's uncle, cousin

Threat of emergency financial manager taking over Detroit is real

DPS 2012 plan meeting is heated


The Christian Science Monitor

Spending deal revealed: What got cut to avoid a government shutdown?

Orlando can restrict feeding the homeless, rules 11th Circuit

Tax Day 2011: Schedule M could be worth up to $800


What Ouattara will have to do to reunite, rebuild Ivory Coast

France's burqa ban: 5 ways Europe is targeting Islam


A more assertive France in Africa


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Young professionals lead surge of intown living

Clayton school board approves most of budget-cutting plan

Fulton DA office loses veteran prosecutors



The Baltimore Sun

O'Malley starts signing the bills


Rolley to officially file as candidate for mayor of Baltimore

Read's drugstore added to temporary city landmark list


City officials revamp struggling lead-paint removal program

City top prosecutor Bernstein will try misconduct case vs. Baltimore officers

City Circuit Court to launch mental health program



The Star Ledger

Increasing school funding formula would lower percentage of aid to N.J.'s poorest districts, analysis shows

Calif. foundation pays consultant $60K to help retool N.J. education department


Many N.J. Statehouse races already locked up

Tea party groups try to make inroads in N.J. Legislature

Environmentalists urge N.J. to drop proposed 'waiver' allowing businesses to bypass regulations


Recently acquitted Atlantic City Councilman Marty Small is seeking re-election

Facebook foundation hands out first installment of $100M gift to Newark schools


The Washington Post

Liberals worry Obama has given up ground


Obama’s birth secret revealed


Obama urged to cap spending


Help for military families

More Va. ex-cons stay out of prison

Obama’s D.C. supporters torn


Prince George’s averts fiscal crisis

A mixed message with voting rights


Chicago Tribune

A financial mess at Chicago State

Winnetka's affordable housing debate opens to packed house

Page: NAACP, right-wing foes get friendly

Obama campaign readies for Chicago kickoff


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. schools get 'value-added' ratings


If Vernon loses cityhood, it may also lose businesses

Online privacy legislation is introduced in Senate


Meg Whitman says the GOP must change its approach on immigration


Villaraigosa to focus on education in his State of the City address


U.S. budget cuts hit the poor, police, environment

On the Media: Times-Picayune wounded by what photographer didn't shoot



USA Today

Obama's debt plan has four elements

Poll: Budget deal wins support, but Americans wary

Virginia Tech survivor Colin Goddard lobbies for gun control

Study: Prisons failing to deter repeat criminals in 41 states





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