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Today in Black America - February 19

POSTED: February 19, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Fed Rate Move Rattles Stocks and Sends Dollar Higher

A Sight All Too Familiar in Poor Neighborhoods

Obama to Offer Health Bill to Ease Impasse as Bipartisan Meeting Approaches

Conservatives of All Stripes Gather, Emboldened but Far From Unanimous

Man Crashes Plane Into Texas I.R.S. Office

Kerik Is Sentenced in Corruption Case

As Campaign Nears, Paterson Is Seen as Increasingly Remote

Lingering Questions About ‘Stop-and-Frisk’

The Christian Science Monitor

States face serious pension woes: $1 trillion short

Stimulus funds for clean energy largely unspent

In Washington, cross-party dealmaking hits a rough patch

In US budget's fine print, a treasure-trove of information

The Washington Post

Administration to provide more aid to homeowners

U.S. approves settlement for black farmers

War in Iraq will be called 'Operation New Dawn' to reflect reduced U.S. role

Conservative Political Action Conference begins in Washington

In D.C., more evidence that commercial real estate headed for foreclosure crisis

A primer on political reality

Baltimore Sun

Lawmakers want to tighten ban on texting while driving

In Dixon-inspired move, Senate OKs taking pensions from convicted lawmakers

Baltimore school board back to 9 members

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta board to conduct independent investigation of schools with suspicious erasures

Tea party planner says she made 'hanging' remarks

Spelman trial: Benton blames friend from stand for shooting death

Detroit Free Press

Pugh crashes city car, delayed reporting it

Riddle in new trouble over ex, wants new lawyer

Riddle defends juror who wouldn't convict

Riddle lawyer: 'The case moves on' after mistrial

New leader whips the Detroit Buildings Department into shape

Los Angeles Times

Early releases from county jails in California likely to continue

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer files papers to run for reelection

L.A. Unified head quits board of Scholastic Inc.

L.A. City Council orders 3,000 more job cuts

Chicago Tribune

Top ethics aide sues Daley over suspension

Star Ledger

Former aide to Newark Mayor Cory Booker is indicted on extortion, corruption charges

Two dozen Newark residents join citizen police academy


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