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Today in Black America - April 11

POSTED: April 11, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama to Call for Broad Plan to Reduce Debt

Obama, Searching for a Vision

President Adopts a Measured Course to Recapture the Middle

Abortion Limit Is Renewed, as Is Washington Anger

The Crisis Next Time

A New Push to Let H.I.V. Patients Accept Organs That Are Infected


Where School System’s Toughest Battles Are a Reality, Support for a New Leader

A City School’s Uphill Fight Over Sharing Space With a Charter


The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Tupac Hunter billboard law raises more than standards

Detroit Police seminar teaches kids safety advice on guns, fires, Internet, bullying

Detroit budget crisis: Workers face big blow to benefits

Gov. Rick Snyder's first 100 days: He's been busy, but will he be successful?

Bobb may keep DPS role



The Christian Science Monitor


Obama speech this week promises bigger fights ahead on debt and spending

Who won and who lost with the FY 2011 budget deal?


Did Sarah Palin just join Donald Trump as a ‘birther’?

Vote count 'human error' shadows Wisconsin Supreme Court election

With Libya rebels stalled, frustration with NATO mounts

US steps back from Libya, shifting burden to Europe


The Baltimore Sun

County schools, libraries could suffer under budget stress

Political Notebook: Howard escapes major budget harm from state

Legislature may increase tax rates on alcohol by 50 percent

Debate over raising minimum wage gains momentum in Maryland


The Star Ledger

Poll: Majority of New Jerseyans support sharing services to cut costs

N.J. Democrats say bill offering vouchers for students in failing public schools is too costly

Amid layoffs, cash-strapped cities must reimburse unused sick and vacation time to retirees

As ex-Perth Amboy mayor awaits sentencing, city is left with $85M tab for public safety complex


Newark school board chair accuses others of being manipulated to vote against 6 new high schools


Newark district plans to go ahead with 6 new high schools despite school board's vote



The Washington Post

Gaddafi accepts African Union plan

In effort to cut debt, entitlements on the table

Norton: D.C. was given ‘frosting . . . on a very big cake’

The high cost of hating government

Divided educational approaches

As demographics shift, a new D.C. identity?

In D.C., a scramble to find support

Budget deal shows how little power D.C. has


Budget deal includes D.C. abortion rider, money for school vouchers


Chicago Tribune

Golden Apple Scholar dreams of being a teacher and helping others in Cabrini, public housing

South Side gets transit attention

With more adoptions, hair care a needed lesson


The Los Angeles Times

Prisons chief wants to jam cellphone calls

Cutting public pensions now won't save California

Ex-administrator is accused of bankrupting a Santa Monica school by misusing $1 million

Former Compton Community College still on life support


USA Today

Civil War anniversary events go forward despite lack of funds

Newark school woes transcend money




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