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Today in Black America - March 14

POSTED: March 14, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Radioactive Releases in Japan Could Last Months, Experts Say

U.S. Nuclear Industry Faces New Uncertainty

Union Bill Is Law, but Debate Is Far From Over


When It Comes to the Deficit, Resolve Is Weak

State Department Spokesman Out, After Comments on Prisoner

For Detroit Schools, Hope for the Hopeless


The Detroit Free Press

Dozens say good-bye to '2 of the finest little girls this world has ever known'

Medicare scams infect Detroit


Bobb's new plan for DPS: Turn 41 struggling schools into charters

Detroit councilman's idea aims to put more cops on streets

DPS Board President Anthony Adams says he's out of house only temporarily


The Christian Science Monitor

Wisconsin has a new law, but future of unions still a hot issue

House Republicans propose new budget deadline, again: April 8

Obama cools to US military intervention in Libya

Japan's nuclear evacuees wonder if they'll ever see home again


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Student sues for being handcuffed

Roundup targets 30 Deep gang members


Star Ledger

N.J. withdraws from lawsuit seeking to cut greenhouse emissions from electric utilities' power plants

N.J. acting schools chief faces questions about transparency, imperiling his confirmation

Trenton gang slaying planned on MySpace presents legal twist on tech-based prosecutions

Linden woman marks 106th birthday surrounded by family


Essex County Prosecutor's Office to investigate possible racial tensions at Newark firehouse

Newark teen faces 15 years in prison for fatally shooting 14-year-old boy

Newark officials, leaders to meet with violent groups to offer them jobs in effort to reduce crime


The Baltimore Sun


Governor could lose parole authority

Baltimore County high schools plan staff, class cuts


Labor Department inundated with worker complaints

Health department investigating destruction of lead paint records



Chicago Tribune

Drive-by shooting kills Hubbard High School senior


Familiar names aid mayor-elect's transition

Life after 25 years of prostitution

Glenn Beck site bites NPR sting video


The Washington Post

Can Obama be BMOC again?

Obama wants better checks on gun buyers

High court gives judges more sentencing leeway

EPA chief perpetually on Capitol Hill hot seat

Investigation is making Gray sweat

Falling short of expectations

Baker gets lots of advice on how to improve Pr. George’s

Bill defeated, marriage hopes dashed


The Los Angeles Times

Retired judges keep 9th Circuit courts open

Democrats stand alone on budget cuts

Some California lawmakers want easier access to carry concealed guns

Take teacher layoff battle to Sacramento


USA Today


Wisconsin union fight not over


New Orleans police: 5 teens shot in bar, 1 dead

Obama seeks to re-open gun control debate after Tucson shootings

Federal funding of public media under fire


Japan disaster may set back nuclear power industry


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