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Today in Black America - February 11

POSTED: February 11, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

G.O.P. Leaders Yield to a Push for More Cuts


U.S. Faces a Stark Choice as Ally Clings to His Office

Mubarak Refuses to Step Down

Murder Trial in Tucson Shows Rift in Minuteman Border Movement

Privately, Public Employees See Cuts as Inevitable


Detroit Free Press

DPS to probe allegations of grade-fixing last year

Bill in Legislature may strip Detroit school board of power over academics

Detroit lawyer named new special master for water suits


House OKs $10 million for Pure Michigan


The Christian Science Monitor

High-speed wireless access for entire US will spark innovation, Obama says

New York Stock Exchange poised to become German-owned

NYSE merger: Lessons from Germany Inc.

Among Obama's tough budget cuts: money to help needy pay for heat

Rebellion in GOP ranks: How Boehner lost control of the House this week

On South Sudan's nation-building list: Curb horrendous maternal mortality rates


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb schools' audits find evidence of theft, fraud

Bill would halt jobless benefits for illegal immigrants in Georgia

Judge allows racial bias lawsuit against restaurant to go forward

APD won't hinder citizens who videotape cops


Star Ledger

Proposed cuts to U.S. housing agency could mean loss of Newark jobs, housing subsidies

N.J. Gov. Christie criticizes Obama's emphasis on expanding high-speed rail, wireless internet

Main branch of Camden public library set to close

N.J. Assembly panel considers constitutional amendment on guidelines for privatization



The Baltimore Sun

Md.'s fastest growth creates problems

Census figures show more diverse state

City schools' CEO Alonso orders central office reorganization

Crime Scenes: City leaders press for tougher state gun laws

Maryland Politics: Death penalty repeal effort begins anew

Baltimore-area home sales jump 17%



The Washington Post

Pelosi vows huge abortion fight

House Republicans divided on extent of spending cuts

CPAC rides wave of midterm momentum


House votes to proceed on Patriot Act extension

Rhee's record as teacher getting new scrutiny


School-choice advocates rally in Va.

Vincent Gray has a plan



The Chicago Tribune

Will Chico force a runoff?

Quinn releases budget cut documents

Charter school hopefuls cross fingers


The Los Angeles Times

Jerry Brown courts business leaders to get behind his fiscal plans

Rep. Jane Harman to resign Tuesday to allow for June special election


100 UC Irvine faculty members ask district attorney to drop charges against Muslim students

Los Angeles gets tough with political protesters






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