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The New York Times

Tea Party Finds Power Leads to Policy Splits

Palin, in Iowa, ‘Still Thinking About’ Running

Campaign Heats Up in Iowa as Obama and Republicans Call

A Significant Term, With Bigger Cases Ahead

Iraq Veteran Offered Deal in Passport Violation Case

Push to Repeal Ohio Law on Public Workers Gains Ground

Cuomo Takes Tough Stance on Nuclear Reactors

For New Schools Chief, a Policy Statement in Tones of Harmony


USA Today

Poll: Public supports Obama's Afghanistan plan

Study: 5% account for 50% of medical costs

Debt delay threatens social programs


The Baltimore Sun

William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, venture capitalist, dies

Six months later, Phylicia Barnes' family still seeking answers


City culinary, hospitality school to lose accreditation

City high school official arrested in theft of iPads


The Detroit Free Press

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing cuts off budget talks after City Council rejects compromise


Stephen Henderson: Detroit budget crisis shows Bing may not be the leader he claimed to be

Gallery owner charged in DPS corruption scandal testifies

Students improve in math, science, writing on Michigan Merit Exam


The Christian Science Monitor

Think Congress has a month to avert Debt Default Day? Think again.


GOP 2012 race: Does it boil down to 'purity' vs. electability?


State fights against immigration may be in vain

The state of South Africa's news media: Where's the substance?

West Africa Rising: Sierra Leone looks to 'smallholders' to solve agricultural woes


Africans planning electric power with climate change in mind


The Star Ledger

Christie: N.J. homeowners will begin to see property tax relief due to benefits overhaul in late 2012

Fate of New Jersey's Urban Enterprise Zone program to be debated today

Republicans slam Democratic budget, say Christie unlikely to sign it

Newark's Central High School sees success with high graduation rate despite challenges


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Report: APD didn't follow procedure in gay bar raid

Lottery sales slip again

Gingrich naming new leadership team


The Los Angeles Times

Democrats pass austerity budget for California

UC fears talent loss to deeper pockets

Walton Family Foundation gave nearly $12 million to Southland schools last year

National Prevention Strategy aims to keep Americans healthier, living longer


The Washington Post

Priorities USA ads attack GOP on Medicare

Top Dems reject plan to cut Medicare

Matching Supreme Court justices


Ethics group calls for FBI investigation into Rep. Laura Richardson

Poll shows Va. bullish on McDonnell

Md. tuition law may be halted

Arlington problems could be criminal case


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

New casino fees, racetrack slot machines approved by Ohio legislature

Cuyahoga County Council approves $490,000 for personnel board


Ohio Senate passes budget deal on near party-line vote


NAACP finds that Garfield Heights police shooting was justified

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder lauds Cleveland's efforts to address youth violence












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