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Today in Black America - February 14

POSTED: February 14, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

A Cautious Approach Seeking Bipartisan Appeal

In U.S. Signals to Egypt, Obama Straddled a Rift


At Gathering, Ron Paul Is No. 1 for 2012

No Argument: Thomas Keeps 5-Year Silence

In Spokane, a Mystery With No Good Solution


Closing the Achievement Gap Without Widening a Racial One


When Democracy Weakens


New York Takes Step on Money in Judicial Elections


Detroit Free Press

Snyder will keep Bobb on the job


Democrats flock to the D for party convention

Rochelle Riley: DPS emergency financial manager must work between a rock and hard place

Deal gives suburbs more say on Detroit water system


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Will Gov. Deal's budget lift schools?


Pension decision biggest for Reed

Atlanta mayor holds his own on "Meet the Press"


The Christian Science Monitor

Egypt revolution: With a military junta in charge, now the politics start

Egypt's revolution redefines what's possible in the Arab world


Young conservatives storm Washington for CPAC. Bring on 2012, they say.

Chicago runoff? Despite big lead, Rahm Emanuel may come up just short.

Soap operas bring linguistic democracy to South Africa


The Star Ledger

After NJEA, Christie's next fight is with state workers as contracts come up for renewal

Mob infiltration persists at New Jersey ports


N.J. senators introduce bill to sweep sexism out of antiquated state laws

N.J. black-owned businesses increasing, but not adding jobs, Census data show

Newark teen's online identity stolen and used to destroy her reputation


Superior Court nominee rose to prominence as key voice of N.J.'s Muslim community

Camden County to lay off nearly 260 workers, furlough those remaining


The Baltimore Sun

City schools offer early retirement buyout to teachers

56 years later, students again protest at Read's drug store


Group rebuilding neighborhood one green home at a time



Chicago Tribune

Tax hike not enough; Quinn wants to borrow $8.75 billion

Mayoral candidates a study in redemption, perseverance

State officials pursue private support for public school reform initiatives


Clarence Page: Mandela's lesson for Egypt



The Washington Post

Republicans rip into Obama budget proposal

Veterans still waiting for Obama's promised help

CPAC 2011 winners and losers


For Americans, another type of road rage

Jamaica's gays finding refuge by applying for U.S. asylum

D.C. area is bouncing back, economists say

In neglected Anacostia, optimism


Bad news, detours for Baker



The Los Angeles Times

South L.A. council candidates face off in debate




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