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POSTED: March 21, 2013, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. successfully led marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.

The New York Times

Neurosurgeon’s Speeches Have Conservatives Dreaming of 2016

Rising Stars in Republican Party Compete for the Spotlight


As Senate Passes Spending Measure, Stark Budget Views Are on Display in House

Resistance and Scant Support Sealed Fate of Push for Assault Weapons Ban


Thomas B. Edsall: The Republican Autopsy Report

New York Governor Favors Easing Newly Passed Gun Law

Biden and Mayor to Meet on Gun Policy



The Christian Science Monitor


Dr. Ben Carson: Can rising conservative star really fulfill GOP dreams?

See, Washington can get along! The government shutdown that didn't happen.

Assault weapons ban shelved. Background checks next? (+video)


For immigration reform, time could be of the essence


The Star Ledger


Key FBI witness in Trenton Mayor Tony Mack corruption sting dies


State calls on PSE&G to provide more details to its $3.9 billion infrastructure plan

Buono rallies in Newark with Essex Dems

Political observer: Obama endorsement in Jersey City 'bizarre' but 'note worthy'


The Detroit Free Press


2 more Detroit pension officials indicted on bribery charges

WSU contract OK'd despite funding threat tied to right-to-work

State House Republicans reject Snyder's Medicaid expansion proposal


Progress made for Michigan foster kids, but still too much abuse, child advocacy group says at hearing

Experts urge Michigan lawmakers to rescind 'mediocre' standards for student learning



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS principal resigns over grade inflation accusations

DeKalb school board votes to pull district out of lawsuit


Coca-Cola to lay off 750 in U.S., Canada

Revised private school tax credit bill passes House subcommittee

Fulton commissioners sidelined in Falcons stadium deal


The Washington Post


Senate passes government funding bill by 73-26 vote


Visas for high-skilled foreign workers could double under Senate plan

Conservatives make moral case for immigration


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission faces furloughs

In the Loop: FCC exit


Is this the beginning of the end for bully boys?

A father-daughter dance — in jail

More than 1,300 D.C. youths see financial aid frozen by budget battles

D.C. Council panel hears testimony on ‘living wage’ bill targeting large retailers


The Chicago Tribune


CPS to close about 50 schools; foes say they target minorities

Beavers makes U-turn, declines to testify

Senate swings, misses on sweeping pension overhaul

Slain Chicago 6-month-old mourned



The Los Angeles Times


Anaheim officer cleared in fatal shooting


Five ex-Bell officials are convicted


Reinvigorating 'career tech' a worthy goal


LAUSD considers allowing students to enter magnets all year long



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Geauga County tops latest national health rankings; Cuyahoga struggles

Two state legislators confront Cleveland Council President Martin J. Sweeney about secret ward maps

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation must refund $859 million to Ohio employers



USA Today

Tiny town feels vindicated by NYC tobacco proposal


Parceling out old post offices

Researchers tie Gulf War illness to brain damage

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