Newspaper Roundup for Friday, March 22, 2013

March 22, 2013 - 9:02 AM

Washington Times:
John Kerry: U.S. committed to reconciling with Iran
Continuing progress toward ‘a new day in our relationship’

Chicago Sun-Times:
CPS shakeup: 54 schools closing, 30,000 kids affected, 1,000 teachers losing jobs

Chicago Sun-Times:
Chicago aldermen blast school closings, worry about children’s safety

Washington Times:
Federal appeals court restores Maryland’s concealed carry law
Upholds ‘good and substantial reason’ requirement

Chicago Tribune:
Boy, 13, among 3 shot Thursday afternoon in Chicago

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Gov. Christie says he does not believe in gay conversion therapy

Miami Herald:
Baby chokes on parents’ marijuana filter

Chicago Tribune:
New ComEd 'smart grid' bill passes, heads to governor

Fox News:
Bipartisan push to repeal medical device tax gains traction in Senate

Fox News:
LGBT-themed books included in California public schools' reading list

Fox News:
Israel's Peres believes Obama will order attack on Iran if necessary

Denver Post:
Colorado civil unions bill signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper

Washington Times:
Levin joins McCain, Graham in push for more action on Syria

Fox News:
NRA joins lawsuit challenging New York's gun control law

Fox News:
Professor Makes Students “Stomp on Jesus”

Washington Times:
Chris Matthews guest cites ‘study’ on ‘racist,’ ‘homophobic’ tea party

The Hill:
Senate Democrats unite to defeat balanced budget motion

The Hill:
Reid to bring gun bill to floor with expanded background checks

Politico:
Arne Duncan wants to fine basketball coaches whose players don't graduate

Washington Times:
Pelosi has March Madness, but wants ‘everybody’ to win

Politico:
Michelle Obama portrayed as a monarch in new ad for Britain’s Sunday Times Style Magazine

Philly.com:
Man charged with impersonating a pilot at Philly airport

Politico:
Sources: Julius Genachowski to step down from top FCC post

Politico:
Pentagon delays furlough notices

Politico:
Rand Paul: ‘De facto amnesty’ already here