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The Orlando Sentinel

George Zimmerman: Interviews, documents shed new light on Sanford shooter

Zimmerman's website for legal-defense funds taken down

TV reporter fired over editing of Zimmerman's call


Most Central Floridians see race problem, WESH poll finds

Cops: Trayvon's death spurred racially charged beating


The New York Times

Black Youth’s Killing Eludes the Spotlight

Charles M. Blow: We Are Not Stupid

Two Parties Find a Way to Agree, and Disagree, on Student Loan Rates

Justices Seem Sympathetic to Central Part of Arizona Law

2 House Democrats Defeated After Opposing Health Law

General Orders Review of Military Schools After Class Is Told U.S. Is at War With Islam

Mayor Vows to Go to Court to Fight Council’s Wage Bills



The Christian Science Monitor


Student loans: Will Congress's remedy favor middle class over poor?

Los Angeles riots: 20 years later, has LAPD reformed?

Wisconsin posts biggest US job loss, as Gov. Scott Walker fights for his job

Prostitution scandal spreads: Marines pushed woman out of moving car


The Star Ledger

Attorney: State Police have escorted 'dozens' of caravans, but not at high speeds

N.J. police officer tried to set up sexual encounter with 12-year-old girl, authorities say

Mitt Romney raises money for Sen. Kyrillos, heads to Short Hills for own fundraiser

Former Nets star Jayson Williams says prison saved him from a 'downward spiral'

Rowan University faculty members march on campus to protest stalled contract settlement


The Detroit Free Press

Legislators wary about recovery propose big cuts for state prison system

Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer says no deal offered, no deal rejected

2 women sue City of Detroit, community group over police-aided grilling


Jackie Robinson's daughter shares stories with essay winners in Detroit

Protesters cry for GE to 'pay fair share' of taxes outside shareholders meeting


The Washington Post


Scandal tests Secret Service chief

Obama plans two big rallies

Blue Dog Democrats face extinction

Defense spending skirmishes begin

Philippines condemns Marion Barry’s comment on Filipino nurses


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Metro jobless rate falls to 8.7%

Principal accused of cheating resigns


Child testifies in APS hearing


Sorority hosts health fair and heart walk



The Chicago Tribune

2 in Oak Park beating motivated by Trayvon Martin killing, official says

Bowman stepping down as head of CPS' early childhood program


CPS says $130 million more in principal discretion funds, but few details on cuts to come


William H. Rhoden, 1917-2012



USA Today

Biden: Bin Laden dead, GM alive

Black teen accused of hate crime over Trayvon

Interracial couples on the rise


The Los Angeles Times


Bid to put political ad data online worries broadcasters

L.A. Board of Education's new election boundaries approved






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