LA mayor's girlfriend suspended from her job. LA Times

In Illinois, Pepsi is it. AP

NM's wood-burning energy plan hits a snag. Santa Fe New Mexican

Can't-do nation. Washington Post

Jailed ex-Waterbury mayor sues city for unused vacation time. AP

Ed Koch likes Mike Bloomberg for prez. Washington Post

KY Gov. Ernie Fletcher "called upon Moses, a witch and other characters" to criticize his Dem opponent. Lex Herald Leader

State legislators in Boston for NCSL meeting dump mandates at "tea party." Globe

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