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Today in Black America - February 9

POSTED: February 09, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

As Egypt Protest Swells, U.S. Sends Specific Demands

After a False Dawn, Anxiety for Illegal Immigrant Students

Under Banner of Fiscal Restraint, Republicans Plan New Abortion Bills

Patriot Act Extension Fails in House

Administration Pitches Big Rail Projects

Health Law Provision Raises Antitrust Concerns

Former Judge Is on Trial in ‘Cash for Kids’ Scheme

Malcolm X Trove Hidden During Feud

Detroit Free Press

State raises bar on tests to prepare kids for college, careers

Protest set for water agency takeover plan

Detroit gives details on how police residency plan will work

Detroit students to take part in e-summit to honor Freedom Rides

Survey finds Michigan children's education being undermined

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama's plan to win 2012 presidential election takes shape

Republicans vs. Republicans: When are federal budget cuts too deep?

Group for centrist Democrats runs out of money. Does it matter?

West Africa Rising: Latin American leaders bolster ties to Africa at World Social Forum

South Sudan set to join ranks of five of the world's newest countries

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta school board sets tentative timeline to hire superintendent search firm

Georgia college students getting more textbook options to save money

Animal rights group wants Vick house

The Star Ledger

Poll shows a majority of N.J. voters approve of Gov. Christie

Gov. Christie shows support for legislation requiring newly hired N.J. public workers to live in-state

N.J. new school construction official refuses to testify before Assembly panel

Director of Casino Reinvestment Development Authority steps down

N.J. Supreme Court considers journalism shield laws in blogger case

The Baltimore Sun

Read's drugstore flap brings Baltimore civil rights history to life

Senator introduces sweeping education bill package

The Chicago Tribune

Lake County looks within to tackle obesity

Group tries to take the work out of networking

Emanuel resurfaces in Blagojevich case

The Washington Post

Michelle Obama's unfolding legacy

Socked by the economy, it's time for blacks to wise up

Before the recession, black-owned businesses boomed

Obama to lunch Wedneday with GOP leaders

Rhee's firing of 75 D.C. teachers in 2008 was improper, arbitrator says

'It's not just about swimming'

The Los Angeles Times

Prompted by Bell scandal, bills would give California more power to probe fiscal abuse

L.A. school devotes a day to the battle against bullying

Jewish advocacy group says its members should face same criminal charges as Muslim students involved in UC Irvine protest

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