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Today in Black America - April 28

POSTED: April 28, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

With Document, Obama Seeks to End ‘Birther’ Issue

A Certificate of Embarrassment

News Media’s Debunking Extended Theory’s Life

In a Mother’s Case, Reminders of Educational Inequalities

Foundations Join to Offer Online Courses for Schools

Most States Seen Raising Jobless Tax on Businesses

City Shelves a Plan to Legalize Hailing Livery Cabs

The Detroit Free Press

Rick Snyder: Let's fix Michigan schools

What they're saying about governor's education plan

Ex-assistant says Wayne County clerk fired him over gun permit questions

Police officer takes city up on offer, buys home in Detroit

Charges for Kilpatrick aide

The Christian Science Monitor

Ben Bernanke pulls back curtain on Federal Reserve in first-ever briefing

Obama releases birth certificate: Will that stop birthers?

At Supreme Court, another ruling in favor of corporations, critics say

Arab spring pushes Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah to reconcile

Why many Venezuelans scoff at Chávez's minimum wage hike

As Sierra Leone celebrates its 50th birthday, a look back

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Federal complaint filed over Gwinnett school shifts

Pre-k readies for cuts in classes, salaries

Attorney: Cop used excessive force in IHOP melee

The Baltimore Sun

Funeral marks 'extraordinary life'

Spurned slots developer challenges city casino plans

City Council begins review of medallion towing system

City library hours, youth jobs spared in panel's proposal

Randallstown High students head to national social studies competition

Chicago Tribune

Cardinal George suspends Pfleger

Parishioner to cardinal: 'Don't do this' to Pfleger

Emanuel team retreats on nonprofit tax comments

CPS approves consolidations of schools, but will not seek tax abatement

Proposed test would gauge kindergarten readiness

The Washington Post

Obama birth certificate unlikely to appease ‘birthers’

Obama:’We do not have time for this...silliness'

EPA proposes tighter pollution controls for wetlands, streams

Highly critical report on EPA’s Office of Civil Rights

Stalemate ahead for D.C. Council?

D.C. says school restrained students

The Los Angeles Times

City workers who nixed labor deal get 42 furlough days

Public hospital exec's $4-million retirement pay highlights 'supplemental' pensions

Spate of bills address Bell-like misuse of funds

L.A. County's needy residents urged to apply for food stamps

Independent panel to review troubled construction program at L.A. Community College District

USA Today

Civility problems cause uproar on college campuses

High-schoolers who work less likely to finish college

Community college rankings inadequate, critics say

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