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Today in Black America - March 18

POSTED: March 18, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House Votes to End Money for NPR, and Senate Passes Spending Bill

Arizona Senate Rejects 5 Bills On Immigration

Immigrant Detentions Draw International Fire

Report Finds Wide Abuses by Police in New Orleans


Interfaith Initiative Formed for Colleges


Doubts on Mayor’s Forecast of 4,600 Teacher Layoffs


The Detroit Free Press

Detroit to charge a fee for using rec centers


MEA letter asks teachers about striking over school funding cuts

U-M regents OK graduation nod to Snyder


The Christian Science Monitor

NPR woes escalate as House votes to strip its federal funding

Feds to investigate civil-rights claims against L.A. bus authority

Obama seeks to calm US radiation fears, calls for nuclear safety review

Congress sets new D-day for government shutdown: April 8

Next US education reform: Higher teacher quality


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Blacks, Hispanics lead metro population growth

American Islamic Fellowship hosts meeting on women in Islam


The Star Ledger

N.J. orders closing of Asbury Park elementary school

Elizabeth police officer charged with targeting Hispanic-looking men in extortion scheme

Rutgers professor says devastating tsunami is possible for Jersey Shore

N.J. union workers offer to pay more than 20 percent of health benefits


N.J. lawmaker to introduce bill for greater transparency of private donations to public schools

Activists protest N.J.'s decision to give Citibank $12.3M to relocate 400 jobs to Jersey City


Gov. Christie announces plan to select next Newark superintendent by May


The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Co. to pay school admin $214K even as it cuts jobs

City solicitor: Mayor did not violate ethics law with Hopkins votes

Baltimore selected to hold national Main Sts. conference



Chicago Tribune

Emanuel may go outside city for new schools CEO

Bill to reinstate Illinois death penalty heads to House floor

Father Pfleger fate up in the air (again)


Northwestern at odds with star professor


The Washington Post

Japan’s ‘black swan’: Scientists ponder the unparalleled dangers of unlikely disasters


For Congress, some budget cuts are surprisingly easy

Rewriting the rules in South Carolina


FEMA still in ‘state of flux’

The NPR video and dirty tricks

Congress examining D.C. allegations

Chairman’s SUV may cost $30,000


Inside a D.C. teacher evaluation


The Los Angeles Times

Republicans, Democrats both see political advantage in California pensions issue

U.N. authorizes military action against Kadafi

U.S. nuclear officials suspect Japanese plant has a dire breach



USA Today

Female soldiers' suicide rate triples when at war

Charleston's past, present collide in a landmark year

Japan crisis hits home for U.S. nuke workers

The search for a new way to test schoolkids

Kentucky grows with minority residents

Georgia's black population outgrows other minorities in state

Camden, N.J., to rehire 50 police, 15 firefighters

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