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Today in Black America - April 12

POSTED: April 12, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Possible Libya Stalemate Puts Stress on U.S. Policy

Democrats Allow Trims to Favored Programs

Budget Cuts Raise Doubt on Course of Recovery

With a Spending Deal in Hand, Lawmakers Now Turn to the Details

Washington Mayor Arrested in Protest

Appeals Court Rules Against Arizona Law

Democrat in Missouri to Oppose Health Care Law

College Loans Weigh Heavier on Graduates

Showdown Looms After Assembly Votes to Extend Rent Regulation

The Detroit Free Press

Detroiters could be fined for false alarms

Monica Conyers asks judge to let her serve the rest of her sentence at home

Guilty plea fingers Aiyana Stanley-Jones' dad

The Christian Science Monitor

Arizona may not enforce key parts of immigration law, court rules

Deficit reduction: Why it's smart for Obama to jump in late

'Road map' to Libya peace comes as both sides show signs of fatigue

Tensions high as Egypt protesters accuse Army of turning on them

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo arrested, ending months-long standoff

Chicago Tribune

CPS shelves plan to consolidate 2 schools

Emanuel seeks outsider for CPS boss

Pfleger blames conservatives, NRA for troubles

Obama plans 3 Chicago fundraisers, one with Derrick Rose

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fulton will offer school chief job to Charlotte leader

Georgia tax revamp effort expires

House agrees to give Deal power to remove APS board members

Legislation to open extracurricular activities to nontraditional students advances

The Baltimore Sun

Lawmakers OK tuition break for illegal immigrants, new sales tax on alcohol

Council calls hearing on failure to pay lead-paint judgments

Union, school system reach deal over paraeducators

Minority business program in Maryland to undergo changes

Jay Hancock: Bum economy puts executive pay in ugly new light

Teens will soon be out of school and looking for summer jobs

The Star Ledger

N.J. public university officials make case for more funding in effort to prevent large tuition hikes

Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis announces plans to run for N.J. Senate

Gov. Christie conditionally vetoes bill on renegotiating N.J. teachers contracts

Atlantic City casinos revenue drops by 6.7 percent in past month

Former Jersey City Council President Mariano Vega Jr. sentenced to 30 months in federal prison

The Los Angeles Times

LAPD officers who complained about ticket quotas are awarded $2 million

Hopeful Bell greets its new City Council

Inciting fear of imprisoned terrorists?

Freshman assemblyman jumps into 'full-blown war' with Democrats

Universities step up pitches to admitted students as acceptance date nears

USA Today

Mayoral recall drives go viral in cities across USA

GOP hopefuls quietly line up endorsements

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