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Today in Black America - April 26

POSTED: April 26, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

South Africa Redoubles Efforts Against AIDS

Mississippi Assessing Damage by Tornado

In Court Nominees, Is Obama Looking for Empathy by Another Name?

More American Expatriates Give Up Citizenship
Praise for Reports on Hurricane Katrina

90,000 Protest U.S. Base on Okinawa

Brooklyn School Scores High Despite Poverty

Governor Christie vs. the Teachers: Nastiness in New Jersey

A Better Chance

Baltimore Sun

Coppin State pays tribute to Dorothy Height

Baltimore will gain residents in prison count shift

Elderly rally to save recreation programs

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Police arrest two after carjacking, kidnapping of AUC students

Metro Atlanta's commute 4th worst in the nation, U.S. Census says

The Christian Science Monitor

Rwanda crackdown: Human Rights Watch researcher denied visa

Is progressive Asheville Obama’s vision for America?

Arizona immigration law: Embarrassment or way forward for Republicans?

What will Washington do about the Arizona immigration law?

Goldman Sachs on mortgage crisis: 'Serious money' to be made

Detroit Free Press

Pastor, 'Dateline' journalists to meet today

Downtown Detroit crime on upswing

Mike Cox seeks reversal of DPS limits on Robert Bobb

State to push for jail for Kilpatrick, not prison

The Washington Post

Financial bill in limbo going into key vote

Obama and Democrats appeal to new voters in midterms

President Obama eulogizes 29 W.Va. miners

H1N1 vaccine study investigating hints of complications from vaccine

D.C. mayoral candidates Fenty, Gray face image challenges in Democratic primary

Launching mayoral bid, Gray touts uniting spirit

Obama's governing discipline

Star Ledger

Atlantic City casinos host job fair to hire city residents, tackle 17 percent unemployment

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie aims to cap salaries of nonprofit group executives to $141K

N.J. State Police looks the other way after fellow trooper drinks and drives

Newark's female politicians aim to shatter the glass ceiling

South Orange woman wins award for documentary on local high school

Chicago Tribune

2 Chicago state reps: Bring in the National Guard

Stop kids from killing kids

Los Angeles Times

Seeking a shot at free clinic

Music lessons build brainpower

L.A. study affirms benefits of preschool

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