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Obie Award winning actor Ron O'Neal, who gained fame for his role in the movie "Superfly," was born in 1937 in Utica, New York.

Today in Black America - April 19

POSTED: April 19, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Judges See Sentencing Injustice, but the Calendar Disagrees

Arizona Governor Rejects Bid to Loosen Gun Rules

California: G.O.P. Official Draws Fire for Obama Caricature


Destruction on Campus Brings End to Semester

In Private School Admissions, a Firm Creates Fans and Skeptics


The Detroit Free Press

State Police: Limited Detroit crime lab can work

Federal prosecutors: Leave Monica Conyers in prison


Detroit Police Department could get 2 more years for reforms if it stays on track

Violence at pastor Terry Jones' rally in Dearborn feared

Ex-stripper-turned-officer Paytra Williams: I never danced at Manoogian


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb settles racial bias suit for $1.3M

DeKalb teachers return to classroom


Clayton school board may take back employee bonuses

Atlanta council faces tough financial decisions

Population shifts mean big changes for schools



The Christian Science Monitor

New Chicago schools chief has record of reform, but irked teachers

Supreme Court refuses to hear Guantánamo Bay detainee case


US credit rating: Congress has many debt plans, but will it heed warning?

Gas prices nearing the point where Americans cut back


Hilton Kelley helps clean up Texas Gulf Coast town



Chicago Tribune

Battle lines drawn as CPS boss chosen


Tea party draws 500 to tax-day rally

Lawmaker calls for probe into Chicago State


The Star Ledger

N.J. man accused of sending threatening e-mails to 5 Latino civil rights groups gets 4 years

Judge to hear N.J. GOP's challenge of Carl Lewis' residency status

Paterson police protest 125 layoffs

Spending freezes cause state to reject $1M in purchases for Paterson public schools


The Baltimore Sun

William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies


Quotes: Remembering Schaefer

Timeline of Schaefer's public life


Editorial: The hero of Baltimore

Treasurer for state Sen. Currie sentenced to a year in jail

More than 330 Baltimore City teachers sign up for early retirement

Landers plans to announce mayoral bid

150 years ago, bloodshed started here


The Washington Post

Economy is battering Obama in the polls


Planned Parenthood’s broader work

Robinson: Take Donald Trump seriously

What’s the debt ceiling and why is it an issue?



The Los Angeles Times


18.1% admitted to UC aren't Californians

New prison guard perk could cost California a bundle

L.A. County budget seeks no layoffs despite deficit


USA Today

AIDS prevention pill study halted; no benefit seen

Nigerian leader wins presidential poll amid riots

Poll: Students optimistic despite money doubts

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