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Today in Black America - February 3

POSTED: February 03, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

S.E.C. Spares Large Banks From Tough Sanctions

Outcry Grows After Funding Cut by Cancer Group

Editorial: A Betrayal

A Symbol of Democracy Is Criticized as Undemocratic

Romney’s Tough Immigration View Is at Odds With His Church

Through a Web Site Under Construction, a Secret Donor Is Revealed

In Post-Earmark Era, Small Cities Step Up Lobbying to Fight for Federal Grants

As Fiscal Cloud Lifts, Mayor Offers a Budget Free of Tax Increases or Broad Layoffs

Mayor to Give $250,000 to Planned Parenthood

The Christian Science Monitor

'Soul Train' icon Don Cornelius changed the beat of the nation

Does it matter whom Donald Trump endorses?

Lesson of L.A. teacher sex-crime case: Heed children who report abuse

Money pours into Planned Parenthood. Was Susan G. Komen misunderstood?

The Star Ledger

Newark superintendent to announce closing of 7 failing schools, new charter school rules

N.J. Assembly committee advances bill to allow gay marriage

Ex-MF Global risk chief said warnings likely played into his firing

N.J. Assembly panel approves bill raising minimum school dropout age to 18

Newark city councilman announces bid for U.S. Congress

The Detroit Free Press

Arrest warrant in 12-year-old girl's shooting death reviewed

Tentative deal with unions may not be enough to stop state takeover of Detroit

Statement from Mayor Dave Bing and union coalition

Rochelle Riley: College student candidates want to put returning veterans, small business on Michigan's agenda

City of Detroit promises unions it'll crack down on delinquent taxes, unpaid tickets

The Washington Post

Obama blends faith, electoral politics at annual National Prayer Breakfast

Conflicted American electorate has Republicans on a roller coaster

Robinson: Romney clueless about poverty

Obama to announce Veterans Job Corps

Gingrich to contest Fla. delegate rules

Civil Rights organizer Ruskin remembered

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

State incentives for high-paying jobs?

Vote gives OK to constitutional amendment helping charter schools

Parents express dissatisfaction with APS redistricting plans

The Chicago Tribune

Women file sex-bias claims against Wal-mart with EEOC

Chicago nonprofit Operation Homelink is among first lady Michelle Obama's finalists for supporters of troops and families

State high court reaffirms ban on confessions obtained through torture

O'Hare bookstore firings renew living wage push for Chicago airports

Star retired for officer who 'died doing what he wanted to'

In Haiti's complicated recovery, local efforts shine

The Los Angeles Times

Smugglers thought black drivers would avoid suspicion

Accused teacher Berndt was target of 1994 investigation

L.A. Unified seeks dismissal of music teacher in abuse case

California lawmakers keep school buses rolling

USA Today

Tough times for Freedom Center

N.Y. police document: Focus on Shiite mosques

Obama's day: A new unemployment rate

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Marcus Garvey Academy, a Cleveland charter school, will close Feb. 20

Virgil E. Brown Sr., blazed trail in Ohio politics in elected, appointed posts: Black History Month

Cuts in Ohio's state budget could make Northeast Ohio communities consider combining services

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