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Today in Black America - April 6

POSTED: April 06, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Budget Stances Harden as Deadline Nears for Shutdown

A Conservative Vision, With Bipartisan Risks

States Fear Local Effects If Shutdown Cuts Off Cash

Senate Passes Change to Health Law


Numbers of Children of Whites Falling Fast

More Pupils Are Learning Online, Fueling Debate on Quality

Bloomberg Is Sued Over City’s Handgun Permit Fee


The Detroit Free Press


Kilpatrick has court date to set stage for possible parole

Cash cushion dangerously low for metro communities

Detroit mom's fight puts spotlight on medical care for kids

College sued for civil rights violations

Audits details pros, cons of Bing's plan to reshape Detroit


The Christian Science Monitor


Paul Ryan sends shockwaves through D.C. with new GOP budget

With 'riders,' GOP seeks to undo Obama environmental policies

Five ways House Republicans are striking fear in environmentalists


It's Election Day in Wisconsin, and collective bargaining is the issue

Ivory Coast generals call for cease-fire, negotiate Gbagbo's surrender


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


New Bounce TV network to aim at African-Americans

Felons get chance at reform


The Baltimore Sun


Capital budget approved by House of Delegates

City law department reverses position on redistricting

State workers decry new pension plan

City inspector general: Housing inspector hired, promoted despite criminal past



The Washington Post

Without influxes of Hispanics and Asians, some U.S. cities would be smaller


Minorities soon to be majority among children

As shutdown looms, GOP announces budget plan for 2012

Ryan’s blueprint comes to fore


Pell cuts would come late in the admissions game


Split over union law on full display in too-close-to-call Wisconsin Supreme Court race


D.C. audit slams Kwame Brown for campaign finance irregularities


Prince George’s schools suspend foreign hiring after being fined


Chicago Tribune

City Council gets a makeover

Alderman claims victory against rapper "Rhymefest" Smith

Chicago homicides drop slightly through March

Paralyzed athlete leads fight for health insurance



The Los Angeles Times

L.A. announces $400 million in DWP budget cuts

New panel to review community college rebuilding program

State online 'do not track' bill introduced

Child development agencies sue to halt state funding shift

Provision streamlining gun permits for elected officials is stricken from bill


USA Today


2010 Census counts disputed


Biggest U.S. firms still slow to hire

Obama 'deeply concerned' about violence in Ivory Coast


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