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Today in Black America - April 15

POSTED: April 15, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Congress Passes Budget Bill, but Some in G.O.P. Balk

Spending Agreement Hurts Police and Fire Agencies

Budget Deal Fuels Revival of School Vouchers

Obama's Debt-Reduction Panel Idea Gets Little Traction

Obama Puts Deficit Ball Back in Pentagon’s Court

Despite Setbacks, Arizona Sheriff Won’t Yield the Spotlight


Ex-Chairman of New York Stock Exchange May Run for Mayor

A Boon for Nannies, if Only They Knew


Mayor Shows His Testy Side in Deposition for a Lawsuit

New York School Districts Challenge State Mandates


The Detroit Free Press


Michigan freshman congressman chooses to vote 'present,' rather than yea or nay 17 times


Robert Bobb warns: I plan to use my new powers to modify union contracts


Rochelle Riley: Bing needs to take bigger steps in city's financial crisis

Tea party rally at state Capitol takes aim at unions, new bridge

Effort to overturn decision granting health care benefits to domestic partners fails in state House



The Christian Science Monitor

Was Obama's speech too fiery? Why he was so harsh on GOP budget plan.


With Obama's speech, momentum gathering to cut defense spending

Why N.J. teacher-tenure reform plan matters to the rest of America

Ivory Coast, Libya highlight growing rift between Africa and the West

In Swaziland, heavy crackdown beats back Egypt-inspired protests

South Africa joins the BRICS club, calls for reform of UN


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Historic MLK church set to reopen

Bill giving governor power to remove Atlanta board passes

Revolving door in Fulton superintendent's office


The Star Ledger


N.J. Republicans enjoy substantial increase in fundraising

Democrats say Gov. Christie went too far with remark about N.J. Sen. Loretta Weinberg

Audit finds ex-Brookdale Community College president billed school for alcohol, clothes, trips

N.J. adds 56 districts to interdistrict school choice roster for upcoming year

Christie courts Big Pharma, cites recent Bayer win

N.J. sees rise in job numbers, unemployment rate


The Baltimore Sun


Maryland Politics: Sen. Pugh 'looking at' mayoral run

Local health clinics bracing for federal cuts


Drug 'kingpin' from '90s in trouble again


The Washington Post


Budget passes, but conservatives let down

In Obama’s plan, echoes of the ‘80s

Robinson: How selfish are we, really?

GOP runs afoul of fairness


Children of MLK to celebrate restoration, reopening of historic Ebenezer Baptist Church


What comes after Vernon Peterson?


Language arose in southern Africa, study says

D.C. schools face budget squeeze


Chicago Tribune


CHA: Most high-rise residents relocated in city

State Senate OKs sweeping education changes


Obama in town on fundraising visit

Jackson, PUSH Coalition deny discrimination allegation


The Los Angeles Times


Bill to disband Vernon gets support of Assembly panel

Cuts in government aid hit hard in Tulare County

Jerry Brown hears about effects of state budget cuts in Stockton school visit

L.A. Unified releases school ratings using 'value-added' method

Thousands rally at Cal State campuses against higher education cuts


USA Today


Man guilty of torching black church after Obama's election

Virginia Tech marks massacre anniversary with community service

Growth slowed in U.S. metros last decade

Census: Hispanics surpass blacks in most U.S. metros

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