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Today in Black America - March 24

POSTED: March 24, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Signs Health Care Overhaul Bill, With a Flourish

In Health Care Bill, Obama Attacks Wealth Inequality

Tough Bill Advances in Arizona on Illegal Immigrants

Israel Absorbs Twin Rebukes From Top Allies

In Chicago, Obama Aide Had V.I.P. List for Schools

Data Show Decline in Mobility in U.S.

Legislator Accused of D.W.I. Goes on Trial

Dozen Council Members Form a Bloc for Liberals

A Proper Count of Inmates
Hail the Conquering Professor

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama signs health care bill: Who won't be covered?

Geithner: abandoning Fannie Mae not a solution to mortgage crisis

No Child Left Behind embraces 'college and career readiness'

Attorneys general in 14 states sue to block healthcare reform law

Funding gone, scandal-plagued ACORN to disband

Palestinian support for 'two-state' solution drops with Israel defiant on settlement freeze

Baltimore Sun

New law to bring $127 million in jobless benefits to state

Affordable homeownership out of reach for many in region, study says

Baltimore mayor, council president, comptroller to turn down raises

June B. Thorne

Detroit Free Press

Bing lays out vision for a new Detroit

Detroit missing a larger-than-life leader

Reaction mixed to mayor's 1st State of City

Slain dancer's lawyer can depose Kwame Kilpatrick's wife, father

DPS probes lead to discipline, firings, arrests

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta moves to 9th largest US Metro area

14 schools remain on DeKalb's possible closure list

Stitching together paychecks a struggle for many

Reed, Atlanta council debate budget ideas

The Washington Post

Ted Kennedy is celebrated for his longtime support of health-care reform

For many interest groups, health-care bill's passage isn't the end

Tea partiers vow revenge over health overhaul

Dispute with Israel underscores limits of U.S. power, a shifting alliance

U.S. and Mexico pledge more nonmilitary aid in battle against drug cartels

Washington area population rises faster than other regions

Los Angeles Times

UC panel proposes three-year bachelor's degrees, other big changes

L.A. County to develop foster care investigative unit

Whitman spent $249 a minute for her lead in the polls

Chicago Tribune

Chicago school officials plan to ditch doughnuts, Pop-Tarts

Suit to target school funding

Englewood embraces beloved UPS driver shot on route

Teen jobs? Here’s a way

Ugly Tea Party echoes bad old days

Star Ledger

Deaths of five Newark teens haunt families decades later as arrests are announced

Arrests in decades-old killings of five teens bring focus on Newark then and now

N.J. school boards detail program cuts, layoffs due to reduced state aid

Gov. Chris Christie's task force suggests 10 percent of new N.J. housing must be affordable

Newark elections include 33 candidates, with four running for mayor

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