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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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