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The New York Times

South Assesses Damage; Outages Are Widespread

Conservative Congressman’s Star Power Extends Beyond Florida District

Another Republican Congressman Faces a Rough Town Hall

Obama Announces Changes to National Security Team


An Exultant Trump Visits Las Vegas Republicans


Consultant to the Schools Stole Millions, Officials Say


Business Leaders, in Letter, Will Urge Albany to Legalize Gay Marriage


Audits Find Widespread Waste in Spending by State Government


The Detroit Free Press

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's cousin charged with stealing from nonprofit


Snyder's tax plan squeaks by in House, faces fight in Senate


Leaders: Boycott Jones rally in Dearborn


Bing threatens to request emergency manager if he doesn't get state aid, union cuts

Rochelle Riley: Fighting change in the schools means, duh, losing

Detroit Public Schools officials say governor's education proposals could cause exodus from district


The Christian Science Monitor

Homeless child enrolled in wrong school: What should happen to him?


Battle over Planned Parenthood heads to states, starting with Indiana

Economy cools as government spending drops. Wrong time for budget cuts?

South Africa's new Internet cable link could bring economic boom



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Deal: Recovery could take years in Georgia


Red Cross seeks donations

MARTA considers 50-cent fare hike


King disciple carries on work in nonviolence


The Baltimore Sun

School official resigns amid Sun inquiry into his college degrees

Friends, family recall Phylicia Barnes during Baltimore vigil

Maryland Politics: Cole files for city council seat, not presidency


Baltimore's last goodbye to Schaefer


The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie is set to speak at Harvard about ideas for education reform

N.J. Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves Mary O'Dowd as state health commissioner


Federal judge rules against Carl Lewis' claim that N.J. residency requirement is unconstitutional


N.J. agrees to give developer up to $200M in tax breaks in deal to finish troubled Xanadu

N.J. lawmakers near vote to eliminate early-release prison program

N.J. residents like their hometowns more than the state, Monmouth University poll finds



The Washington Post


Debt ceiling: More Democrats threaten to vote against raising borrowing limit

Trump’s fact-free ‘birther’-isms


Exxon Mobil profit soars along with gas prices

Is Massachusetts the next Wisconsin?

Southern storm system spawns dozens of tornadoes, killing 214 people in 6 states


D.C. landlords shun housing vouchers


Righting past wrongs in Alexandria

Events planned for MLK memorial


Chicago Tribune


Quinn wants to withhold cities' money as pressure to borrow

Pfleger's African-American supporters fear for St. Sabina's future

Promising teenage soccer player from Nigeria killed in shooting


The Los Angeles Times

LAPD ready for May Day immigrant rights rally

Bell voters OKd bonds for sports complex that remains unbuilt


Jerry Brown cancels plan for $356-million death row


High school physics teacher perfects the formula for inspiring students


Rebels with a cause: education


USA Today

Deadliest day of tornadoes in USA since 1974


Apple rejects iPhone game about smuggling immigrants


Obama honors top math and science teachers


Four agencies propose strict health limits on marketing food to kids





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