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Today in Black America - March 31

POSTED: March 31, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

C.I.A. Agents in Libya Aid Airstrikes and Meet Rebels


Retreat for Rebels; Libyan Foreign Minister Quits

Odd Alliance: Business Lobby and Tea Party

Ohio Lawmakers Pass Anti-Union Bill


Study Says Charter Network Has Financial Advantages Over Public Schools


Arizona: Abortion Banned for Race Selection

Union Leader Accused of Misconduct

Albany Finishes Rare On-Time Budget



Detroit Free Press


Shake-up at DPS: 45 schools proposed for charters; others to close

DPS Renaissance 2012 plan


Hepatitis C drug treatments tested in Detroit could cure disease


University presidents ask legislators for equality, flexibility in education funding

Show Detroit grandmother some mercy



The Christian Science Monitor

Qaddafi claims Al Qaeda could overrun Libya. Could it?


New polls make tea party leaders ask: Are we in trouble?

In energy speech, Obama exchanges the ambitious for the politically possible

Housing market: Which state faces biggest foreclosure risks? New Jersey.

Jerry Brown abandons key part of his California budget plan. Now what?


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ethics panel declines to sanction APS board member

Court delays charter schools decision


Public transportation advocates launch initiative

22,000 face losing unemployment benefits


Humane Society honors Rep. Hank Johnson



The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie wouldn't get more votes than President Obama in race for White House, poll says

N.J. residents protest planned cuts to federally subsidized programs in Piscataway hearing

N.J. approves Parsippany schools budget, quietly drops effort against superintendent contract

Republicans' proposed legislative district map also pits Democrats, Republicans against others of their party

Gov. Christie proposes legislation granting state more oversight, control over independent boards

Gov. Christie seeks to halt early release of N.J. inmates with conditional veto


The Baltimore Sun


Grasmick announces she'll retire in June


City schools considering first grading policy


Pools, fire companies, recreation centers affected by Rawlings-Blake budget

Assembly pushes for higher MTA fares


Howard County healthiest Maryland county



The Washington Post

Congress, White House reportedly agree to pursue $33 billion in cuts


Within Obama’s war cabinet, battle looms over Afghanistan pullout

Chamber of Commerce pressed to back Obama’s economic plans


Obama’s missing context on Libya


In Libya, CIA is gathering intelligence on rebels


Liberal groups to GE’s Immelt: Quit W.H. jobs council

Rhee: Test answers may have been erased

House approves D.C. school-choice bill

Sweeping changes proposed for Fairfax school discipline



Chicago Tribune

Schools stockpile cash in reserve

House Democrats, GOP join hands on Illinois budget

Rev. Michael Pfleger's transfer could shake black Catholics


Los Angeles Times

Community colleges to slash classes

Budget talks fold, and California GOP's influence fades further

Grand jury indicts Bell's Rizzo, Spaccia in alleged retirement plan

GOP lawmakers push for sweeping assault on illegal immigration


USA Today

Analysis: White House faces tough choices on intervention

New governors face big battles

Ohio Legislature approves union limits










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