Picking a major in 8th grade?  In SC, t's the law. Greenville News

Pay phones: Once a lifeline, now a fun street game. CNET

The new New Orleans? Neighborhood plans released. Times-Picayune

Out with a bang: Newark Mayor Sharpe James' last 3 months' travel tab tops $48k. Star-Ledger

What makes Jerry Brown run? LA Times

Big Business pours money into state races. WSJ (subs req'd)

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