New MD Gov. O'Malley kicked a field goal. Balto Sun blog

New IA Gov. Culver kissed his wife. Cedar Rapids Gazette

ID Gov. Otter wants to shoot a wolf. Statesman

NOLA Mayor Ray Nagin booed, blasted, bemoaned at rally. Times-Picayune

NYers can stop blaming the bridge-and-tunnel crowd for their traffic woes. NYT

Will Maine outsource its Medicaid billing? Portland Press Herald

Get on the bus, Thoreau. Why nature writers should pay attention to cities. Grist

Fun facts -- really! -- about the Oregon income tax. Oregonian

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