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Today in Black America - April 26

POSTED: April 26, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Governor of Mississippi Won’t Run for President

Justices Reject Request for Fast Health Law Ruling

Law Firm Won’t Defend Marriage Act


Corporate Taxes Enter Debt Debate

High School Classes May Be Advanced in Name Only


The Limits of School Reform

Public Pensions, Once Off Limits, Face Budget Cuts

College Teams, Relying on Deception, Undermine Gender Equity


Big Cuts for Magnet Schools in Dallas Stir Conflict Over Spending on Education

Many Clashes, Few Kind Words Between Mayor and Comptroller



The Detroit Free Press

Snyder's education plan for Michigan has cash awards, online classes


Detroit City Council staffer charged in assault

Defeating public bridge isn't only goal

Fairness a challenge in Oakland County redistricting



The Christian Science Monitor


For Obama, WikiLeaks' Guantánamo files come at bad time

Supreme Court says no to expedited hearing on health-care reform law

Fatigue in US air travel system: It's not just air traffic controllers

DOMA: Republicans lose big-money law firm but keep key lawyer


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Morris Brown negotiating deal to pay down federal debt


Deal to meet privately with Atlanta school board

Rally against bullies

Public hearings on I-20 mass transit



The Baltimore Sun

Community rallies around victim of McDonald's attack

Teen stabbed as youths converge Downtown

Teen says he wasn't beaten by officers accused of kidnapping

When city students don't go to school, some parents go to jail


One final lap around Baltimore

Schaefer returns to City Hall


The Star Ledger

State grants for vocational job opportunities help disabled adults find meaningful, well-paying work

Former N.J. Gov. McGreevey is denied bid for priesthood

N.J. Senate Judiciary Committee to consider Gov. Christie's nominees Thursday

N.J. Senate to vote Thursday on legislation to allow towns restrict where sex offenders live

Analysis finds state's legislative redistricting has big impact on female lawmakers


The Washington Post

With Barbour out, new questions for 2012 Republican field


Best case, worst case for each 2012 contender

Funding for pre-K programs declines despite White House support

Poll: Fuel prices hit Obama ratings


Md.: Crowds bid William Donald Schaefer farewell

Prince George’s loses appeal in man’s $5 million wrongful jailing case

Absentee voting suggests low black turnout

Montgomery names new schools chief

Va. House mourns loss of the man who guarded its traditions



Chicago Tribune


Chicago discussed as terrorist target, document says

Plan to merge neighboring schools not sitting well

Emanuel to retain some City Colleges leaders


Growth, but few jobs for midsize companies


The Los Angeles Times

Motorists who text or talk on hand-held phones face stiffer penalties under Senate measure

Proposition 8 supporters say ruling should be voided

S&P sticks with 'negative' outlook for California

California's preschool spending holds steady in 2009-10, report says

Education: The magic of hard work


USA Today


Poll: Public skeptical of a Trump White House bid


New Yorkers lead pack in government benefits

Americans depend more on federal aid than ever

Churches wrestle with God's stand on union rights




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