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Today in Black America - February 25

POSTED: February 25, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

U.S. Trying to Pick Winners in New Mideast

Young Seek to End West Bank and Gaza Schism

House Freshmen Take Plans for Cuts Home

In Columbus, Conflicted Emotions on Unions

Population Off Sharply in St. Louis and Birmingham


Leader of Teachers’ Union Urges Dismissal Overhaul

Scientists Are Cleared of Misuse of Data

Fox News Chief, Roger Ailes, Urged Employee to Lie, Records Show

New York Medicaid Panel Backs Cuts

On National Science Tests, City’s Students Fall Short


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Deal in tight spot on immigration

Feds: Black Mafia Family remnants arrested

APS board members may pursue independent counsel

Schools spent millions on now-optional new math

Protests at Georgia Capitol react to labor debate elsewhere


The Christian Science Monitor

Wisconsin Assembly set to vote on budget bill that weakens unions

Why did Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker take a call from 'David Koch'?

Silenced for decades, crowds in 'Liberated Libya' berate Qaddafi

Does Facebook boost civic engagement among American youths, too?


The Detroit Free Press

To save baseball history in Hamtramck, historic designation sought for stadium

Negro Leagues player had no resentment

Robert Bobb: DPS can cut costs by sharing services; class sizes unlikely to hit 60

DPS science scores worst among 17 cities

Failure to remove snow gets Wayne County's Road Division director fired


The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie takes budget war to Senate President Sweeney's turf

N.J. labor unions expected to rally in Trenton in support of Wisconsin public workers

Cory Booker discloses $43M in private donations for Newark schools reform

N.J. urged to drop Urban Enterprise Zone sales-tax break



The Baltimore Sun

Reshuffling in wake of officers' arrests

Few systemic corruption cases made against cops

City science scores near bottom of urban districts nationwide

'Transformative' projects eyed for Baltimore's business district

Students mark Black History Month



Chicago Tribune

Ex-convicts offer prison primers

Hendon abruptly quits state Senate


Why Chicago's election played well in the suburbs


The Los Angeles Times

GOP's battle with unions will echo in 2012 and beyond

The answer to truancy is spelled G-P-S

L.A.'s Measure L would boost library funding


USA Today


IRS decides to be more lenient on liens

Study: PSA rise not good prostate cancer predictor

Governors head to D.C., minds set on economy





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