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POSTED: June 15, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Says Election Offers a Clear Choice on the Economy’s Long-Term Path

With Justices Set to Rule on Health Law, 2 Parties Strategize

Holder to Comply in Part With Gun Inquiry Request

Vast Defenses Now Shielding New Orleans

Mayoral Hopes Seen as Muting Quinn's Voice

Before Retrial of Lawmaker, More Discord



The Christian Science Monitor


Recall survivor Gov. Scott Walker extends half an olive branch to unions

'Stand your ground' defense fails in Texas case. Lessons for George Zimmerman?


Obama vs. Romney in Ohio: what dueling speeches were all about (+video)


The Star Ledger


Seniority not challenged in latest version of tenure reform bill


Democratic leaders take third stab at getting millionaire's tax past Gov. Christie

N.J. Senate higher ed committee approves Rutgers-UMDNJ-Rowan merger bill

Atlantic City casino unions plan to be arrested as part of civil disobedience act


Democratic leaders move forward to overhaul N.J. public record laws; ban texting among officials during meetings


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. faces $300M Medicaid deficit

Panel: Bar 19 educators from teaching

Provost to leave Clark Atlanta University for new job


Carter honored for appointing women, African Americans to the federal bench



The Washington Post


Contractors run spying missions for U.S. in Africa

How Barack Obama became black

Obama offers vigorous defense of his presidency on day of dueling speeches

White House, lawmakers prepare for court ruling on health-care law

The long shadow of Watergate


A day on D.C. Council: Uproar, tears and attacks


Gray expected to reappoint District CFO



The Chicago Tribune

Mayor, top cop push strategy to stem killings


Obamas to make first joint trip to Chicago in 2 years

Pregnant woman who was shocked by police stun gun sues city


Mayor, top cop push long-term strategy to stem killings while some miss strike force


Glenbard high school district still closing gaps in minority achievement


The Detroit Free Press

DPS board votes to hire interim chief amid appeals court ruling

Lawyers make closing arguments at Ferguson's bid-rigging trial


Krystal Crittendon: Challenging Detroit's consent deal wasn't about me

Detroit City Council OKs 3 picks for financial board

Michigan top court moves up date in Judge Sylvia James hearing


The Los Angeles Times

California leads U.S. in immigrant entrepreneurship

An L.A. County court for young offenders closes

Nonprofit that tracks O.C. hate crimes may see funding cut


USA Today

Cities struggle to bring down abandoned homes

Stress levels increased since 1983, study finds

Our view: RomneyCare, the sequel, falls short


Holder to turn over Fast and Furious documents

Maryland cannibalism suspect charged in earlier attack



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Gov. John Kasich's administration releases study to help local governments share services

Gov. John Kasich's JobsOhio survives court challenge

President Barack Obama makes unscheduled stop at Boys & Girls Club: pool report (updated)

President Barack Obama's speech at Cuyahoga Community College: pool report


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