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Today in Black America - April 15

POSTED: April 15, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Poll Finds Tea Party Backers Wealthier and More Educated

A Revised Contract for America, Minus ‘With’ and Newt

Despite Ruling, F.C.C. Says It Will Move Forward on Expanding Broadband

Holder Won’t Rule Out N.Y. 9/11 Trial

The Tables Turn

Despite Ruling, F.C.C. Says It Will Move Forward on Expanding Broadband

In the Shadow of Yale, a World a Million Miles Away

A Fairer Way to Count

Baltimore Sun

Sergeant suspended after police beating in College Park

FBI probes videotaped police beating of Md. student during victory bash; 2nd officer suspended

City school board adopts $1.23 billion budget

The Christian Science Monitor

Michelle Obama in Mexico: Lessons on fighting childhood obesity

Ben Bernanke: Time to shift from stimulus to federal deficit

Financial reform on Wall Street after the bailouts: the wrong focus

Michelle Obama spotlights Haiti relief efforts

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ex-NBA star, lawyer accuse restaurant of discrimination

State unemployment rate rises to record 10.6% in March

Reed: Atlanta will not tolerate Freaknik-related trouble

Dissent to boil at tea parties across Georgia, nation

The Washington Post

Obama calls together congressional leaders in push for new financial regulation

Treasury seeks public comments on reform plans for housing-finance system

Deal on D.C. vote in House to be revived on Capitol Hill

House creates task force to increase number of minorities on Capitol Hill

Contract awarded to friend of Fenty's included fee that may mean extra $700,000

Rhee's disclosure of surplus after layoffs roils D.C. races

Maryland changes how prisoners are counted in census

Detroit Free Press

Ruling on Kilpatrick case expected Tuesday

Waters won't be held in contempt for Riddle call

Chat with ex gets Riddle jailed

Fewer schools will close, Bobb says

Star Ledger

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie supports rush to retirement by state workers facing benefit changes

Commuters fail in last stand on NJ Transit board's vote to raise fares

N.J. urban enterprise zone cuts cause budget woes for 37 towns

Port Authority contributes $7M to create riverfront park in Newark's Ironbound

Federal court considers whether strip-searches at Essex, Burlington jails were illegal

Los Angeles Times

L.A. council approves 4.5% electricity rate increase

Arizona's immigration strategy: Make life tough

Poll: GOP, Democrats in tie as midterm elections near and voters focus on jobs

Chicago Tribune

Quinn signs pension revamp

Suspect held in slayings of wife, baby son, two young nieces

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