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POSTED: October 11, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Protests Offer Help, and Risk, for Democrats

In Iowa, Religious Right Is Now a Force Divided

Many in Both Parties Want a Window Into the Deficit Reduction Panel’s Work

Mayors Say U.S. Is Ignorant of Cities' Needs

Wisconsin Democrats Start Drive to Recall Governor

Pressed, Sheriff Agrees to Jails Inquiry

Putting a Face on What’s at Stake in a Clash Over the Minimum Wage

Ex-Aide Said She Drew Cuomo, as Attorney General, Into Rain Forest Case


The Christian Science Monitor

Does 'Occupy Wall Street' have leaders? Does it need any?


Why women deserve more Nobel Peace Prizes


The Washington Post

Fuzzy math complicates jobs claims


Senate to vote on Obama’s jobs bill


Ronald Reagan, the original class warrior?


For Democrats, Cantor takes starring role as ‘face of obstructionism’

Why I love Wall St. occupiers

Protesters try to extend stay in D.C.

Most see new financial crisis ahead, poll finds

Police investigating fatal shooting of teenager



The Star Ledger

Daytime shooting spree at Newark housing complex rattles residents

Occupy New Jersey demonstrators move protest of corporate greed to Journal Square in Jersey City

Competition for N.J. seasonal hiring a dreary indicator of employment opportunities


Newark protest calls for Essex County to stop immigration housing deal



The Detroit Free Press


3 Detroit schools get grants to fight obesity

Proposal stirs charter school debate: Choice vs. quality?

Stephen Henderson: Expand school charters? Not before rules are tightened



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. GOP leads health-care repeal effort

Metro foreclosures up again

Occupy Atlanta activists told to leave



The Baltimore Sun

Occupy Baltimore protest continues

School board voted against giving Hairston a new contract

Challengers flock to Sneed's write-in campaign

Baltimore-area home listings drop 23 percent in September


Credit unions woo big-bank customers

Group to seek state funding for convention center, arena project



The Chicago Tribune

Protesters march through the Loop

Daley doesn't explain how money ended up at wife's charity

Democrats turn ribbon-cutting into Obama jobs bill rally

Teaching civil rights history not just King, Rosa Parks

Four men hope DNA will overturn 1994 murder convictions



The Los Angeles Times


LAUSD may expand anti-dating violence programs

Brown bans open carrying of handguns


UC reaches labor deal with its largest union

Nearly 75% of California high school grads go to college, state finds


USA Today


Wausau, Wis., has top credit rating of U.S. cities


Is GOP hopeful Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan fair?

Wall Street protests test left's drive


Cuts could silence college radio stations


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kucinich fights to save MetroHealth jobs

Riding out the ups and downs of school enrollment: editorial







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