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Today in Black America - April 30

POSTED: April 30, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Democrats Outline Plans for Immigration

Diamondbacks Face Backlash Over Immigration Law

Crist Announces Independent Bid for Senate

Democrats Tweak Bank Bill to Preclude Bailouts

U.S. Outlines Plan to Curb Violations of Labor Law

Obama Says Liberal Courts May Have Overreached

Ex-Officer Convicted of Lying About Confrontation With Cyclist

Adviser to Cuomo Is Also Top Lobbyist

A Toxic Anger


Baltimore Sun

Schools matched with turnaround operators


The Christian Science Monitor

Legal challenges to Arizona immigration law multiply

Financial reform debate begins with a familiar target: Goldman Sachs

Financial reform without Fannie and Freddie?


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Lawmakers pass $17.9 billion budget

Poor stripped of low-income tax credit refund after all

Airport construction hiring draws fire


The Washington Post

Washington honors memory of civil rights leader Dorothy Height

Obama praises Dorothy Height as 'godmother of civil rights'

Top Democrats seek broad disclosure on campaign financing

FDA approves prostate cancer 'vaccine' from Dendreon called Provenge

Immigration rallies planned for May 1 across the country

D.C. officials making progress in closing funding gap for teachers contract

D.C. mayor apologizes for award to leader of ex-gay movement


Star Ledger

NJ Transit fare increases for trains, bus routes set to take effect

N.J. school choice advocates rally efforts amid school budget debates

200 Orange High School students walk to city hall to protest funding cuts

N.J. college presidents protest Gov. Christie's $173M budget cut, tuition cap

N.J. comptroller questions $17.7M in federal stimulus funds spent on youth jobs


Los Angeles Times

‘99ers’ dread future without jobless benefits

California lawmakers act to repeal early-release law


Detroit Free Press

Waters' fear of Riddle is to be argued

Detroit parents shop around for schools


Chicago Tribune

Vouchers for Chicago schoolchildren advances to full House

Women claimed rape but doctor continued to practice

Survey says rehab, not retribution, for youths

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