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Today in Black America - February 7

POSTED: February 07, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

F.C.C. to Propose Expanding Broadband Service to Underserved Areas

Rights Group Calls for Pause in Deportations to Haiti

Some of Obama’s Favorite Programs to Face Cuts, Budget Director Says

Doing the Judicial Math on Health Care

Odds Favor Obama -- for Now

Their Real Agenda

Cuomo, Pushing School Cuts, Offers a Target: Superintendent Salaries



Detroit Free Press

At 175, Second Baptist Church builds on long history of activism

Hundreds in Dearborn rally to show support for Egypt protesters

Michigan teachers use Web to find donors for special projects


Pay-to-stay in jail raises funds -- and questions


The Christian Science Monitor

Hunger and food security: Is Africa selling the farm?

Hunger and food security: One way to create an African breadbasket

Obama's jobs plan: On a collision course with GOP budget cuts?

Special Report: How the Egyptian revolt will recast the Middle East


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Man found shot at New Birth

Deputies: Fla. man stabbed because he was Muslim

Emory examines its ties to slavery

Immigration bill being revised

Dr. Jerome Gresham, 72, educator, college president



Star Ledger

N.J. faces growing shortage of doctors due to med school costs, insurance concerns

N.J. woman plans $60M private residential school in Mercer County for underprivileged kids

Lakewood, N.J.'s fastest-growing town, is defined by its diversity

Orange's mayor continues legal fight against West Orange


N.J. tax to help low-income people pay cable TV bills was instead used to plug budget hole

Speaking at NJEA conference, U.S. Sen. Menendez says it's time to stop blaming teachers

N.J. education chief Chris Cerf, Mayor Cory Booker present findings on Newark schools reform


The Baltimore Sun

Challengers say mayor lacks vision

Howard County schools partner for pre-K education

In Baltimore, kids and parents resolve to fix broken resolutions

O'Malley names Virginia official to juvenile post

'Toward Equality' pamphlets took the pulse of the state's race relations


Chicago Tribune


Damaged by storm, historic West Side church holds services nearby

Mayoral candidates focus on job growth, tax policies

Chico ad swats at Emanuel's tax swap plan

For mayor: Emanuel


The Washington Post

GOP eyes rules that firms say hurt jobs


Obama reaches out to U.S. Chamber, rattles left

White House races to keep pace with volatile events in Egypt


YSU student fatally shot at Ohio frat house


Asian population grows in Virginia

Study finds funding gap between D.C. specialty and neighborhood schools


Benefit or brain drain?


The Los Angeles Times

Conservative Democrats switch to GOP in Deep South

Parker has uphill climb against Runner in 17th District Senate race

Eight seek presidency of United Teachers Los Angeles

President's education plan another early test for political civility






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