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Today in Black America - February 1

POSTED: February 01, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Romney Wins Big in Florida Primary, Regaining Momentum

G.O.P. Donors Showing Thirst to Top Obama

States Ahead Offer Defiant Gingrich a Chance to Regain a Foothold


Who’s Funding the Super PACs


Budget Deficit Tops $1 Trillion, but Is Falling, Report Says


Assembly Investigating Transportation Group

Unease Lingers Amid a Rebirth in Crown Heights



The Christian Science Monitor

Mitt Romney wins big in Florida primary, retakes lead for nomination

CBO knows its deficit forecasts are too cheery. So what will really happen?

Consumer bureau chief Richard Cordray testifies on Hill: Has he charmed the GOP?

Super PACs: how a company that opposes them came to create one


African Union summit: disunity on display



The Star Ledger

Newark-based organization sued over alleged misuse of funds meant for afterschool activities

Christie apologizes for statements linking civil rights to gay marriage issue


Trial of convicted former state Sen. Wayne Bryant underway

LaGuardia, Newark Liberty airports under consideration for improvements to terminals

New Director announced of the Division of Law in the Attorney General's Office

N.J. political party fundraising continues to plummet at the county level


The Detroit Free Press


Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, unions reach tentative deals

Rapid-transit bus for metro Detroit: Poll finds 58% support, but not if it means higher taxes

Inkster Judge Sylvia James blames court official for using her name

Detroit: Too few City Council members show up, meeting to discuss cuts ends abruptly

Highland Park K-8 schools merger is hoped to keep district open for now



The Washington Post


How Romney’s win changes the race

Gingrich: Fight to go on for ‘probably six months’

Super PACs help GOP close gap

Allen West to seek reelection

Obama proposes boosts for small businesses

D.C.: Retiree living in squalor lacked help

Va. voting bills compared to Jim Crow era

Va. handgun purchase limits likely to end


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Males a distinct minority at HBCUs


Recruiting, retaining black men

Change to school equalization grants proposed

Reading plan fills need, but doubted


Gingrich’s language set new course



The Chicago Tribune

Quinn to propose tax credit for hiring veterans

Ex-cop convicted of joining drug conspiracy

Educators say funding key to reducing dropouts

January proving a deadly month in Chicago


The Los Angeles Times

L.A.'s mayoral race fundraising passes $3.7 million

State needs to find $3 billion by March

12 Occupy Oakland protesters charged

Brown ordered firing of regulator who took hard line on oil firms

Hundreds protest plan to eliminate L.A. Unified adult classes


USA Today

CBO: Obama won't be able to cut deficit in half

Homeownership rates fall to 66%

Teacher charged with molesting kids

Schools asked to speed digital transition

Poll backs Obama on taxes, but not oil pipeline


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio House Democrats set legislative goals while GOP establishes significant fundraising edge


Cuyahoga County needs cooperation to stem decline, housing analyst tells Cleveland council

Cleveland schools' New Tech program to be featured on national webcast





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