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Today in Black America - February 17

POSTED: February 17, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Secret Report Ordered by Obama Identified Potential Uprisings

Unrest Spreads, Some Violently, in Middle East

Four States Get Waivers to Carry Out Health Law

A Political Divide Over the Inquiry of the Financial Crisis

Angry Demonstrations in Wisconsin as Cuts Loom

Out of Control in the House

Bloomberg’s Budget to Include Teacher Layoffs

Christie Proposes Ending Tenure for Poor Teachers

A New Crackdown Yields 14 Indictments Against a Youthful Harlem Gang

The Detroit Free Press

Gov. Snyder's budget would cut school, city spending; business taxes reduced $1.8 billion

Detroit pension probe grows; more than 150 investments eyed by investigators

Detroit to fix $53M worth of major roads, side streets

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama's innovation push: Has US really fallen off the cutting edge?

Derailed? Third GOP governor rejects Obama high-speed rail plan.

Here's an idea: Teachers and school officials unite on education reform

House's frenzy of budget cuts: defund military bands, ban White House repairs

Rising world food prices may soon hit Africa hard, but could be a future boon

Countries in the Middle East where the 'winds of change' are blowing

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS official blasted CRCT investigation

Initial jobless claims rise in Atlanta and Georgia in January

City to settle with fired ATL parking officers

The Star Ledger

School finance expert says N.J. schools can provide thorough education despite state aid cuts

Former D.C. schools chief faces scrutiny over depiction of her students' progress years ago

Former Newark employee gets 5 months in prison for filing false income tax forms

Panasonic gets tax credit approval for Newark move

More N.J. school districts adopting mandatory student dress codes

A&P aims to close 17 supermarkets in N.J., 15 others in East Coast

The Washington Post

Boehner opens floor and finds a GOP defeat

Administration unlikely to stop Arizona cuts to Medicaid rolls

3 on FEC: Firms should be able to raise money for candidates

Does Haley Barbour need to give a 'race speech'?

Single motherhood still rejected by most Americans, poll finds

Accounting firm hired to help D.C. schools

O'Malley plan draws skepticism

Slavery museum in Va. slow to open

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore schools to get detectors for carbon monoxide

Rawlings-Blake tweaks redistricting plan

Few residents attend hearing on City Council redistricting

Democrats, GOP both threaten suit over Harford redistricting

O'Malley's venture capital fund draws tough questions

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel and Chico gloss over fine print on taxes

Gery Chico touts City Hall, business background in mayoral race

Chicago Teachers Union gets a new chance to contest 2010 firings

Stevenson High principal will no longer preview newspaper

Urban Prep charter school again beats the odds

The Los Angeles Times

California Supreme Court reenters Proposition 8 fray

Councilman Bernard C. Parks blasts campaign mailer

U.S. education secretary calls for more teacher-district cooperation

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