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Today in Black America - April 27

POSTED: April 27, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House G.O.P. Members Face Voter Anger Over Budget

Holding Bernanke Accountable

Jeb Bush Leads Broad Push for Education Change With ‘Florida Formula’

Irked at Democrats, Firefighters Suspend Federal Contributions

Editorial: G.O.P. Threat to Voting

A State Manager Takes Over and Cuts What a City Can’t

Bloomberg’s Big Push for an Applied Sciences School

Hundreds Protest Hiring of Katonah Superintendent

Judge Declares Mistrial in Police Altercation Case

The Detroit Free Press

New district lines could cross over 8 Mile

Homicides, nonfatal shootings in Detroit jump as other crimes fall

Prison review clears Kwame Kilpatrick of misconduct charge for touching wife

Don't count on $85 million revenue, Detroit City Council is told

Bill to require birth certificate for elections

Hamtramck NAACP to host forum on state immigration bill

The Christian Science Monitor

llinois leading states facing a pension crisis

RNC chair: More GOP candidates will come – including some surprises? (video)

Why 2012 presidential election will be harder for Obama

Amid brutal crackdown, Syria poised to join UN Human Rights Council

Seventeen years after freedom came to South Africa, a status check

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Video: Atlanta cop hits woman in scuffle

John Lewis to run again in 2012

Census shock result of flawed estimates

The Baltimore Sun

State board considers changing school discipline rules

Former housing authority director sentenced in bribery case

City residents, former employees line up to pay respects to Schaefer

Former city schools worker alleges racial discrimination

The Star Ledger

Paterson mom sues over N.Y. anti-abortion billboard that used her daughter's picture

Nobel, Pulitzer Prize-winner Toni Morrison addresses students at Rutgers-Newark

Orange mayor appoints judge who was censured for dismissing friend's traffic ticket

Rev. Al Sharpton criticizes Gov. Christie in Trenton, alleges 'assault on working-class people'

Lt. Gov. Guadagno rules Carl Lewis doesn't meet residency requirement to run for N.J. Senate

The Washington Post

Treasury plans for debt showdown

Bernanke to make history

Report: Latinos, Asians sat out in 2010

Obama to make a push for e-services

Mitch Daniels’s truce put to test

Vincent Orange takes at-large seat

Cora Masters Barry won’t toot her own horn, but others will

Chicago Tribune

Many Chicago renters spend half of income on rent, utilities

Criminal charges expected in DuPage Housing Authority probe

Setting sights higher

Schools can learn from program that puts parents in classrooms

Sales tax loophole alarming for Cook County

The Los Angeles Times

Brown bans nonessential travel by state employees

L.A. Unified board hires 5 execs at Deasy's request

Vernon council's easy lifestyle draws fire from critics

Racist and anti-Semitic graffiti at Calabasas High blamed on students

USA Today

Suburban growth focused on inner and outer communities

Holder says search underway for new FBI director

Census: Working women surpass men in bachelor, advanced degrees

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