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Today in Black America - February 6

POSTED: February 06, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Romney Hopes to Thwart Gingrich Without Focusing on Him

Romney Scores Nevada Victory With Broad G.O.P. Support

Jobless Rate Falls to 8.3%, Altering Face of Campaign

Congress Appears to Be Trying to Get Around Earmark Ban

Deal Is Closer for a U.S. Plan on Mortgage Relief

Despite Focus on Data, Standards for Diploma May Still Lack Rigor

The Christian Science Monitor

The job-shifters: people who reinvent themselves mid-career

Are new unemployment figures a boost for Obama?

Abortion, birth control becoming major campaign issues

What would it take for Gingrich, Santorum, or Paul to beat Romney?

The Star Ledger

Rally to address possible bankruptcy filing by Christ Hospital in Jersey City

Di Ionno: In Newark, a city racked by teen violence, deadly crime spree is all too familiar

Throughout New Jersey, police officer retirements lead to leaner forces

To hell and back: A Newark author's story

Rally held near East Orange Police Department for woman who says cops beat her

The Detroit Free Press

Son, mom arraigned in shooting death of Detroit 12-year-old Kade'jah Davis

Almondo Greer-Travis: Pugh, family mourn brother who was Detroit police officer

The secrets are out on deal to settle suit over Rosa Parks estate

Michigan's 'right-to-work' debate intensifies

Detroiters focus on keeping community groups together in council districts debate

The Washington Post

Obama opens clear lead over Romney in hypothetical matchup

GOP race is about to hit snooze button

Gingrich camp offers plan to carry on

Bearing a heavy burden for family

Obama administration’s Afghanistan endgame gets off to a bumpy start

WAMU’s ‘Jerry Gray’ dies at 78

A new alliance for D.C. schools

K Street: The route of all evil?

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Rental plan could help housing market

Long apologizes to Jewish group

Bad economy forces decline in funding for YouthPride

Parents march against redistricting

Obama can be on Ga. ballot

The Chicago Tribune

School reform organization gets average grades

Quinn, Preckwinkle team up on foreclosure program

Student with learning disability finds her niche in biology

On West Side, unemployed get chance to learn a recipe for success

The Los Angeles Times

Latinos scoring jobs as economy rebounds

In Colo., 'anybody but Obama' may not be good enough

Who really benefits from putting high-tech gadgets in classrooms?

Settling school disputes before they escalate

USA Today

Activists help promote Tuskegee Airmen movie

Manufacturing jobs start year with strong gains

Brown student uncovers lost Malcolm X speech

Pastor poised to be first black to lead Baptists

'Soul Train' fans dance at NYC Cornelius fete

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Norman S. Minor, was Cuyahoga County's 1st black assistant prosecutor: Black History Month

Ohio prison wardens get raises amid reorganization

It's time to make some noise when it comes to solving social problems: Margaret Bernstein

Black History Month celebration features noted artist: Global Village

Perry B. Jackson, 1st elected black judge: Black History Month

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