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Today in Black America - March 16

POSTED: March 16, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

U.S. Is Reining In Special Forces in Afghanistan

Charges and Countercharges of Financial Misdeeds Rile Union’s Leadership

Array of Hurdles Awaits New Education Agenda

Israel Feeling Rising Anger From the U.S.

C-Span Puts Full Archives on the Web
Union Chief Warns He’ll Back Independent Candidates Against Democrats Opposed to Health Care

Key New York Suit Calls Public Defender Programs Inadequate

Civil Rights in Education

Baltimore Sun

ACORN branches change names, try to rebrand in bid to shed tainted group's identity

Authorities investigate threatening letters sent to City Hall, courthouse

Racketeering, drug trial opens for alleged gang member, dealer

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Metro Atlanta foreclosures set new monthly record

‘Students are not ATMs'; college students protest budget cuts

Prescription drugs popular among teens

The Washington Post

 Funky beach town of Jacmel could be key to Haiti's economic revival

House may try to pass Senate health-care bill without voting on it

Wife of Justice Thomas starts group for 'citizen activists'

FCC plan would greatly expand broadband Internet connections

Updated 'No Child' law would focus on failing schools

Officials move to raise 2010 Census response rates

Fairfax accuses housing nonprofit's leader of fraud

The Christian Science Monitor

New immigrants avoiding big cities, study finds
What if Obama fails on healthcare reform?

To pass healthcare reform, Democrats look for House 'swing votes'

As FCC details national broadband plan, hurdles emerge

Obama bends No Child Left Behind learning curve

Detroit Free Press

Public to foot Conyers' tab

Bobb: Close 45 schools

See how the other half learns, Detroit

What they said on the schools plan

The basics of the schools plan

Dozens protest as Bobb unveils plan

Los Angeles Times

About 1 in 4 in California lack health insurance, a UCLA study finds

DWP rates may rise between 8% and 28% to pay for mayor's green initiatives

Schwarzenegger won't sign tax relief bill for some homeowners and green energy firms

Star Ledger

 Former Essex County Jail transformed into $24M office space welcomes tenants

Atlantic City approves plans to demolish 22 vacant houses near Revel casino site

Gov. Chris Christie prepares to give N.J. Legislature his budget message

Chicago Tribune

Mayor Richard Daley names 2 to City Council

New female condom adds to anti-AIDS arsenal


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