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The New York Times

Fund-Raising for Romney Eats Into Obama’s Edge


School Districts Can Enter Federal Grant Contest

Facing Criticism, Obama Defends Ads Attacking Romney’s Record at Bain Capital


‘Super PACs’ Let Strategists Off the Leash

Chairman of N.R.C. to Resign Under Fire


Public Money Finds Back Door to Private Schools

New Data on Harms of Prostate Cancer Screening

New York Delays Primary by 2 Days


The Christian Science Monitor

Romney's record at Bain Capital is fair game, Obama says (+video)


What causes wrongful convictions? Lies, mistaken eyewitnesses top the list.


US Chamber to Congress on transportation bill: You're doing it wrong

Israel: South Africa's desire to label West Bank goods is 'racist'


The Star Ledger

Bill to decriminalize marijuana possession is advanced by N.J. Assembly committee

Cory Booker's comments on Obama's 'nauseating' campaign: Gaffe or calculated tactic?

Sen. Menendez echoes Obama, vowing to fight for middle class as campaign kicks off

Mom who starved children loses appeal of 8-year sentence

Family calling for answers in suicide of man being held at Hackensack police station

Senate Committee advances renominations of 17 Superior Court judges


The Detroit Free Press


Attempt to delay Kwame Kilpatrick's corruption trial fails

Detroit Public Schools announces plan to partner with civic, cultural organizations


Arts school becomes first to become self-governing DPS school



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Opportunity zones thought to bring jobs

Educators fret over JPMorgan losses



The Washington Post

Obama, Romney tied on economy, new poll finds

Obama defends his attacks on Romney’s career at Bain

Milbank: Obama’s allies coming up short

Robinson: NAACP retakes center stage

Neighbors locked in feud over park


Military exemption from D.C. gun laws sought



The Chicago Tribune

Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy gets high marks from officers for his work on front lines


House approves ban on legislative scholarships


The Los Angeles Times

L.A. Council OKs $7.2-billion budget, fails to act on layoffs

California relies on oil firms to probe worker's death

Record number of school districts in state face bankruptcy


USA Today

Five proposals to solve $1 trillion college loan crisis


Panel advises against PSA cancer screening

Wickham: An education reform model


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Turnpike limiting pay and benefits to save $4 million yearly

Michelle Obama touts her husband's initiatives during fundraiser at Progressive Field: pool report (video and photo gallery)


Northeast Ohio public high schools among nation's best, Newsweek says






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