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Actor and musician Benjamin Sherman "Scatman" Crothers was born on this date in 1910 in Terra Haute, Indiana.

Today in Black America - February 17

POSTED: February 17, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Party Gridlock in Washington Feeds New Fear of a Debt Crisis

Stimulus Jobs on State’s Bill in Mississippi

U.S. Blocks $70 Million for Rail Line in Bay Area

G.O.P. Hopes for Senate Control Face Hurdles

Study Finds Public Discontent With Colleges

In a Challenge to Rangel, an Echo of His Rise

Paterson Aide’s Quick Rise Draws Scrutiny

When Cell Doors Won’t Close

Zuckerman Unbound

Westchester’s Word

Baltimore Sun

Kids average 7 ½ hours a day with electronic media, study says

Narrow homestead tax credit extension draws criticism

Improving communication about juvenile offenders

Dixon security detail being scaled back, Bealefeld says

The Christian Science Monitor

Kenya political crisis: Youths yearn for their own 'Obama'

White House asks US clothing companies to 'Buy Haitian'

As Evan Bayh bows out, Democrats scramble to save Senate control

We are the World 25 for Haiti video: What's Jay-Z's beef?

Detroit Free Press

Kilpatrick must pay, boosters seek donations

Pugh, Winans trade jabs over strip-club ordinance

Detroit dad who stashed gun in daughter's backpack gets probation

No Riddle verdict yet; jury back Wednesday

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Vogtle nuclear plant near Augusta gets federal loan guarantee

Jury set for trial of man accused of killing Spelman student

Former middle school swim coach charged with rape

Job fairs struggle to draw employers

Chicago Tribune

Chicago rail projects getting a $100 million federal boost

Military courts are overrated

Los Angeles Times

Proposed cuts would end California assistance for most new legal immigrants

The Washington Post

White House to issue progress report on anniversary of economic stimulus

Senator Evan Bayh's departure sparks debate about partisanship in Congress

After failed labor board nomination, unions not too happy with Obama

Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles to lead panel on reducing U.S. budget deficits

Haiti earthquake damage estimated up to $14 billion

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is accused of corruption

Metro area counties, cities receive high health ranking despite poor air quality



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