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Pioneering civil rights lawyer and Howard University law professor, Charles Hamilton Houston, was born in 1895 in Washington, D.C.

Today in Black America - April 22

POSTED: April 22, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Looks to Close Sale on Financial Reform

Bill on Finance Wins Approval of Senate Panel

Judicial Bouts Reveal Power of Persuasion
 
Fiscal Panel Subpoenas Documents of Moody’s

At 40, Earth Day Is Now Big Business

Tribe Wins Fight to Limit Research of Its DNA

Lead Poisoning, a Stubborn Nemesis

City Improves Return Rate for Census

Obama Backs Down on Sudan
 

Baltimore Sun

Prosecutor asked to investigate Maryland lawmaker

Mayor signs ethics bills into law

Over 200 residents seek help from Anne Arundel job center

City Council president’s spokesman resigns


The Christian Science Monitor

Goldman Sachs vs. SEC: 'Vampire squid' or 'doing God's work'?

Obama: 'civil, thoughtful' hearings on new Supreme Court justice

Education for All Act wants universal education back on track

Haiti doesn’t need foreign-aid money. It needs a better development strategy.


Detroit Free Press

Use 'Dateline' piece as a call to action

Bing's office knocks 'Dateline' over special

Rev. Sheffield to see NBC about 'Dateline' special

In Greene case, Free Press moves to unseal records

Judge is firm on her DPS ruling


The Washington Post

Prominent Republicans making more endorsements in primary races

Plans to allow women and gays, ban smoking shake world of Navy submarines

Florida Republican Party's credit card use examined

In Upstate New York, Democrats feel betrayed by Rep. Arcuri

Born in 1970, event has cause for celebration -- and a midlife crisis

Virginia stamps out license to hate: DMV recalls plate with coded racist message

The rewards -- and limits -- of Obama's patience


Star Ledger

Gov. Chris Christie says N.J. school budget defeats should serve as 'wake up call'

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie pushes property tax cap, public benefits changes after schools vote

Essex school board seat remains undecided after large Newark voter turnout

Attorney General Paula Dow says $40.6M budget cut will burden law, public safety department

Attorney general working on police staffing in Urban Enterpise Zones


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb schools to consider 734 job cuts

GE smart grid project to bring 400 jobs to Atlanta area

AKA sorority goes green and helps low-income women


Los Angeles Times

Schwarzenegger, Villaraigosa back plans to rein in pension costs

Inland Empire hate groups come into focus

Tough enforcement against illegal immigrants is decried

Schwarzenegger backs bill that would change teachers' dismissal standards


Chicago Tribune

Thousands rally at Illinois Capitol — for a tax increase

Measure to restrict free transit rides fails in Senate

Getting a handle on the tea partiers

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