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Today in Black America - March 11

POSTED: March 11, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

With New Homes, Town Makes Amends for Its Bias

Kansas City to Close Nearly Half Its Schools

Obama’s Student Loan Overhaul Endangered

Texas Conservatives Seek Deeper Stamp on Texts

White House Responds to Chief Justice

Leaders in House Block Earmarks to Corporations

Trying Times for Father of New York’s Governor

Council Leaders Want Fewer Names on List of Police Stops

The Christian Science Monitor

California lawmaker would outlaw 'open carry' gun right

Time for a national insurance program to cope with natural disasters?

Senate passes $140 billion package to aid job creation, state budgets

How to beat partisan politics? Ask your state government.

Baltimore Sun

Return of the death penalty debate

Higher fees sought to pay for aiding poor

The Washington Post

It's Obama vs. the Supreme Court, Round 2, over campaign finance ruling

Haitian president renews call for direct aid from U.S.

Governors, state school superintendents propose common academic standards

Employers plan to shift more health-care costs to workers, survey reports

Rise in Washington area unemployment seen as good sign for economy's recovery

Boycott urged for Muslim imam's prayer in Virginia House

Detroit Free Press

Plan for Detroit schools: Ambitious transformation

Finally, a pledge we can believe in

Members stunned by plan to disband DPS board
A way forward for Detroit's kids

Kwame Kilpatrick to be back in court

Aide to Rep. Kilpatrick subpoenaed by Detroit grand jury

Monica Conyers gets 37 months in prison in Synagro bribery scandal

Chicago Tribune

Daley backs Turner for lieutenant governor
Raise taxes or cut education, Quinn says

Chicago police expanding Taser use

UIC opens new sickle cell treatment center

Los Angeles Times

15 groups spent more than $1 billion on California political efforts

Prop. 14 fight comes down to words

Star Ledger

Newark council candidate asks for review of demolition contract with FBI informant

'Teachers Village' project in Newark passes historic hurdle

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