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POSTED: June 28, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Jury Finds Blagojevich Guilty of Corruption

Justices Reject Ban on Violent Video Games for Children

Bachmann Opens Campaign as Expectations Grow

Sinking G.O.P. Poll Numbers May Put Florida in Play

Texas Is Pressed to Spare Mexican Citizen on Death Row

Trial of New Orleans Police Begins in the 2005 Killings of Unarmed Civilians

Teacher Grades: Pass or Be Fired

Even Without Teacher Layoffs, City Schools Will Still Feel Pain

Board Raises Caps on Rent Increases, to the Usual Jeers

For House Telling Paramus’s History, End May Be Near


The Baltimore Sun

Rawlings-Blake officially announces campaign


City teachers union criticizes state evaluation system

Cardin: 'I disagree with President Obama' on Libya

Mom remembers boy shot at sleepover



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia board committee approves charter schools

APS board change complete

Group feeds Atlanta's homeless, serves over 225


The Detroit Free Press

Detroit City Council expected to vote on budget deal today


Emery King to aid mayor after lawsuit filed

Organizers in Highland Park join efforts to repeal state law that imposes emergency managers

DPS emergency manager Roberts says he'll cut the deficit

700 Detroit residents gather to sound off on jobs


The Christian Science Monitor


White House insists taxes must be part of the debt and deficit solution


On Michele Bachmann announcement day, a tea party nod to Rick Perry

Supreme Court declines to take up Abu Ghraib detainee lawsuit

What next after Supreme Court ruling on violent video games?


Egypt's budding entrepreneurs get boost from US



The Star Ledger


Manager of N.J. child abuse hotline is fired following case of 8-year-old Irvington girl

Gov. Christie is set to sign bill requiring public workers to contribute more for pension, health benefits

Income tax increase on NJ millionaires passed by Senate committee, awaits decision by Christie

N.J. Senate fails to block WNET plan, ending NJN network


N.J. Senate approves nomination of Anne Patterson to state Supreme Court

ACLU report says N.J. police misuse, abuse informants


The Chicago Tribune

Blagojevich convicted

Fitzgerald: 'The vindication is to the people'

CTA cuts 54 management jobs, with more budget trims likely

Whittier parents staging a sit-in to meet with CPS officials


The Los Angeles Times


New state budget assumes billions in extra revenue

Brown, Democrats reach budget deal without taxes


State budget deal at a glance


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Honored youth mentor Jeffery English charged with prostitution


The Washington Post


Billion dollar man: Obama woos big donors


Obama has work cut out for him on political map

Lessons from the Gates war room

Summer jobs program expanding

Gray: Developments, jobs coming


‘Age wave’ hits Va., Md. suburbs

The District’s next health calamity: HIV infection among Latino men


USA Today


Supreme Court: 2010-11 term in review

Democrats pitch DREAM Act as needed economic patch




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