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Today in Black America - April 23

POSTED: April 23, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Republicans Block Start of Debate on Financial Bill

Friend to Wall Street, Schumer Is Suddenly Quiet

One-Fourth of Nonprofits Are to Lose Tax Breaks

New Lawsuit Shows Letters to Vatican on Sexual Abuse Earlier Than Previously Thought

Flying to Haiti, With Money and Purpose

NY1 Is Cleared in Lawsuit but Feels Spotlight’s Glare

Come Back, John McCain
 
Ending the Slavery Blame-Game
 

Baltimore Sun

Md. falling behind in education reforms

Two teens arrested in robbery, fatal shooting of 72-year-old

Judge throws out part of case against councilman's daughter


The Christian Science Monitor

Is Harry Reid smart to push for a vote on financial reform?

Is Israel willing to freeze East Jerusalem construction?

Obama, Wall Street, and lobbyists


Detroit Free Press

Feds: Ex-Lion, pal looted pensions

Council analyst blasts budget

Saving the Kilpatricks from basic cable

NAACP head: 'Dateline' Detroit report will hurt entire region

Solis to keynote Fight for Freedom Fund dinner

Ex-DPS teacher is considered for Supreme Court


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Obama endorses U.S. Rep. Johnson

U.S. Rep. Johnson lauded for green initiatives

Atlanta schools, parents and law try to deal with sexting


The Washington Post

Obama makes a strong case for financial reform

Obama plan to end much of Constellation program angers Republican senators

Potential Supreme Court pick Garland could find foes on left

Democrats plan to introduce bill to blunt ruling on political spending

RNC board seeking independent review of party spending

Gray wants statehood, not just voting rights

Census nears 2000 mail-in response rate

Height tributes, funeral scheduled for next week


Los Angeles Times

MTA endorses Villaraigosa’s ambitious transit plan

Public employee pensions under pressure

Three-year bachelor's degree gains popularity

Question for Whitman: When is a campaign a campaign?


Star Ledger

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg demands security-risk assessment, strategy for ground tranportation

N.J. towns, schools are urged to consult unions on failed budget reviews

N.J. watchdog group recommends stricter pay-to-play laws, disclosure of public contracts

Four N.J. cities to receive grants to clean up abandoned industrial sites

Trenton teams with Peacekeepers for anti-violence effort after alleged gang rape of 7 year old


Chicago Tribune

Blagojevich attorneys want to subpoena Obama

Obama court appearance unlikely in Blagojevich case, legal experts say

Toddler dies from suspected retaliation shooting

2 victims of shooting rampage eulogized

Eyes on the prize: A good job

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