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The New York Times

Joe Frazier, Ex-Heavyweight Champ, Dies at 67


Woman Accuses Cain of Groping; He Denies Charge

Olympus Hid Losses in Big Payouts

Promises Made, and Remade, by Firms in S.E.C. Fraud Cases

G.O.P. Talks of Limiting Tax Breaks

Senate Acts on 2 Pieces of Proposal on Hiring

Magic Johnson and Public Opinion on AIDS and Sex

Unfamiliar Candidate for Mayor Strikes First in TV Ad Battle

In Mayor’s Contest for a New Engineering School, Only One Judge Counts

Gilded Blinders to the Reality of a Collapse



The Christian Science Monitor


Does Obama deserve second term? One year out, half say no.


Was race a factor in Texas death sentence? Supreme Court declines case.

New poverty calculus: Cause for alarm or political deception?


Bank Transfer Day: How much impact did it have?



The Detroit Free Press


Robert Ficano fires aide Michael Grundy linked to FBI probe

Charles Pugh defends Detroit City Council's closed-door meeting with Mayor Dave Bing

House likely to drop controversial language in anti-bullying bill


Michigan state lawmaker faces recall election over education, budget votes

City agrees to cover lawsuit against Conyers

Detroit police: Violent crime down, despite rise in killings



Star Ledger

Election Day 2011: Polls are open, N.J. voters to decide on sports gambling, local and state leaders

Pa. attorney, N.J. associates are charged in $8.5M ponzi scheme targeting the elderly

$25K in rewards offered for suspect's capture in slaying of Newark detective


Former Trenton mayoral candidates support Mack recall effort

Sheila Oliver announces N.J. Assembly Democrats to vote on party leadership Thursday

Great Falls in Paterson is dedicated as national park


The Washington Post


New allegations could topple Cain’s support

Is Iowa too big of a leap for Romney?

House and Senate Republicans slow to endorse in 2012 presidential race


The GOP’s favorite federal pay study


Marion Barry eyeing son as possible successor

D.C. charter schools keep growing


Smart-growth remark stuns Pr. George’s exec

Maryland: The land of millionaires



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta City Council members push for film commission

Atlanta City Council member Kwanza Hall gets architecture award

Atlanta buildings to be made more 'green'

Public invited to give input on changes to Atlanta's housing code on vacant properties

Atlanta City Council member Alex Wan to host public safety town hall meeting



The Chicago Tribune

Republicans claim Dems tainted Illinois legislative maps

Attorney: Blagojevich to make statement at sentencing

Preckwinkle backs off tax on unincorporated residents

A University of Illinois law dean resigns after report details manipulations of admissions data

Emanuel denies public records requests


The Los Angeles Times


Conrad Murray convicted in death of Michael Jackson

Twenty years later, Magic Johnson is 'living proof' of surviving HIV

Magic Johnson inspired Lakers' Pau Gasol in more ways than one

AIDS at 30


USA Today


Jobs, equality trump ideology in voters' values: Report

Obama will mandate Head Start competition

Cain to hold news conference on allegations

State Dept. probed on Keystone pipeline review


Graphic images on cigarette packs delayed by ruling

Debate brews over new method to measure poverty


The Houston Chronicle


Cain’s negative ratings double, Ron Paul ties Rick Perry for fourth in new poll

Surging Gingrich passes Perry in new national poll as Romney and Cain remain atop pack

Houston reflects on 20 years since Magic revealed his HIV-positive status

Chronicle withdraws endorsement over anti-gay flier



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Nation watches Ohio's election today

Task force to review crack dealers' sentences


Teen sentenced to 8 years prison for Halloween shootings in Cleveland Heights

AFL-CIO leader rallies SB 5 opponents in Cleveland, goes door-to-door as election looms




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