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Today in Black History: The first attempt by civil rights protesters to march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama was halted by state troopers in 1965.

The New York Times


EDITORIAL: From One Budget Fight to the Next

Charity Takes Gun Lobby Closer to Quarry


C.I.A.’s History Poses Hurdles for an Obama Nominee

Greenhouse: Voting Rights

Kenyan Election Contender Asks That Vote Count Be Halted

Posters on Teenage Pregnancy Draw Fire


The Christian Science Monitor

'Sequester' watch: Will US spending cuts really cost 750,000 jobs?

Attorney General Holder promises more openness about drone attacks (+video)

How more than $8 billion in US taxpayers' money went to waste in Iraq

Donald Trump invited to speak at CPAC. Is that a good idea?


The Star Ledger


N.J. Comptroller: Adult medical day care facilities overbilled state Medicaid program

Study: States with more gun laws have fewer deaths

Students, parents describe Trenton Central HS conditions as 'severe state of disrepair' to state SDA

Hackensack agrees to pay $500,000 legal bills of two acquitted cops


The Detroit Free Press

Bing won't try to stop an emergency financial manager


Board, Mayor Dave Bing try to smooth over feud over police shake-up


Detroit school board goes to court, accuses Roberts of violating order

Funding plan to fix state roads is now down the road, legislator says

Kilpatrick jury ends deliberations early today


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta schools to pay $190,000 in sexual harassment case

Year-round schooling may end in Atlanta area

Students, ACLU protest Regents illegal immigrant ban

Baby cured of HIV needs more study, Emory doctors say

Georgia’s revenues jump 4 percent in February


The Chicago Tribune


Up to 80 schools could safely close: CPS panel


Quinn challenges legislators on pension reform

CTA expanding ex-offender program


Big Shoulders plans to put millions into Chicago Catholic schools


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Chagrin Falls firefighter leads campaign to reopen Aviation High School


Ohio lawmakers propose giving driver's licenses to qualifying undocumented immigrants


Indictment of former city of Cleveland contracting officer won't sully newly forged diversity agreement, partners say

Cleveland City Councilman Zack Reed failed to fully pay $500 fine on prior drunken driving case


The Washington Post

Obama looks to make big deficit deal with GOP

Rand Paul’s nearly 13-hour filibuster

The GOP’s filibuster abuse continues

Congress won’t face pay cut in sequester

Schumer to move ahead on gun background check plan

Maryland Senate passes death penalty repeal

Union-connected site takes aim at Montgomery County’s Valerie Ervin


The Los Angeles Times

Poor turnout spurs debate over timing of elections


Unions attack plan for state to partner with Wal-Mart

L.A. council OKs $352 million for downtown streetcar

Paul Tanaka, No. 2 to L.A. County sheriff, steps down


USA Today


Study: States with more gun laws have less gun violence

The Worst-Paying Cities for Women

Judge halts Cincinnati parking deal

Sequestration complicates college aid notices



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