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November 30, 2015

Shirley Anita St. Hill (later Chisholm) is born in Brooklyn, New York on this day in 1924, and would later win election to Congress.

Today in Black America - March 16

POSTED: March 16, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Japan Says 2nd Reactor May Have Ruptured With Radioactive Release

Group Wants New Bank to Finance Infrastructure

9 Senators Seek to Delay Debit Card Fee Changes

House Panel Votes to Limit E.P.A. Power

Fed Staying on Current Path, With Job Creation as Top Priority

Ohio Town Sees Public Job as Only Route to Middle Class

U.S. Urged to Raise Teachers’ Status

U.C.L.A. Student’s Video Rant Against Asians Fuels Firestorm

In Albany, Battle Lines Are Drawn Over the Budget

Fight on Islamic Center Flares Anew as Ex-Firefighter Takes His Case to Court

The Detroit Free Press

Tamara Greene lawyer seeks to widen witness list in e-mail probe

Judge Damon Keith to give keynote address at alma mater

Second Ebenezer Church to hold service for sisters killed in blaze

Is it legal for Detroit to use bond money to raze Ford Auditorium?

The Christian Science Monitor

GOP rift forms as House passes stopgap spending bill. What happens next?

Is US aid to Afghanistan helping win the war? Doubts are increasing.

Radiation exposure: Why US is confident West Coast isn't in danger

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS faces more than $30 million in 2012 cutbacks

Power, money, survival at stake over Georgia census

APD adds 50 hires

The Star Ledger

N.J. schools' insurance company offers lifetime health care benefits to eligible retirees

Christie refuses to negotiate health care cost increase with N.J. public unions

Schools Development Authority used subjective criteria to prioritize construction projects

N.J. social service, cultural groups ask lawmakers to restore budget cuts proposed by Christie

N.J. Legislature, agency question job ads that limit based on employment history

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore mayor voting on deals with husband's employer

House to restore education money

City taxes, fees projected to fall short of expectations

Death penalty repeal unlikely, Senate president says

Preservationists say they won't hold up Superblock project

Chicago Tribune

As Burge heads to prison, torture questions linger

Emanuel: City workers need to live here

Fewer summer jobs for youths

Fenger murder trial jurors urged mercy in sentencing

The Washington Post

Palin’s ratings among Republicans sliding

D.C. school vouchers get a backer

Dems, GOP count on different public understanding of economic recovery

Hidden workforce hinders recovery

Japan’s nuclear crisis might not be the last

Snapshot: Is health news reporting politically slanted?

Jack Johnson vows to fight charges

Showdown on school funding

The Los Angeles Times

Environment law targeted in budget talks

Charter school operators to run 7 more L.A. Unified campuses

L.A. Unified construction chief resigns

L.A. students fight for quality education as their teachers get layoff notices

USA Today

Miami-Dade voters remove Mayor Carlos Alvarez

States making juvenile detention more localized

States change laws, send fewer juveniles to adult court

Hispanic population swells past white population in N.M.

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