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Today in Black America - February 7

POSTED: February 07, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Yields in Marshaling of ‘Super PAC’

Obama to Return Major Donations Tied to Fugitive

As Campaign Heads to Midwest, Romney Turns His Focus to Santorum

‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World

House and Senate at Impasse on Medicare Payments

In Texas, a Backlash Against Student Testing

A Raucous Protest Against a Police Killing

Drawing Fire, Deal Gives Agency Staff Power to See State Workers’ Tax Files

High Ambitions for a Commercial Arts Center in Harlem

The Christian Science Monitor

Reports on Afghanistan war too rosy? Army officer, others say yes.

How super PACs are changing the GOP presidential race

Why Mitt Romney is beating up on Rick Santorum

Senegalese opposition denounce president's bid for third term

Despite $1.5 billion in US aid, Egypt threatens prosecution of Americans

The Star Ledger

N.J. won't let 29 people serve on school boards because of criminal convictions, background checks

Bill to change N.J. teacher tenure rules is reintroduced by lawmaker

Rutgers president McCormick says university would not give up Camden campus if given a choice

Panel: N.J. college-educated women most affected by pay inequality

Bill raising N.J. dropout age to 18 approved by Senate Education Committee

The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: DPS emergency manager Roy Roberts has bold plans for district

Pete Hoekstra defends Super Bowl ad featuring Chinese woman amid claims of racial insensitivity

DPS to shift a dozen of its schools to new state district

State seeks waivers on some No Child Left Behind rules for schools

The Washington Post

Where public projects meet private interests

Obama has $100M plan to train new educators

No place for discrimination

Low-skill workers struggling despite recent drop in nation’s joblessness

Can Democrats retake the House?

Trash collecting jobs coveted in the District

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Deal creates needs-based scholarships for Georgia

Parents denounce redistricting

Court: ATL violated Open Meetings Act

The Chicago Tribune

Jackson, Halvorson spar over ethics

Quinn, Preckwinkle team up on foreclosure program

State legislation calls for requiring police to track Taser use

The Los Angeles Times

Ruling expected on gay marriage ban

Proposal to establish rights for domestic workers splits lawmakers

Schools chief announces entire Miramonte staff to be replaced

USA Today

Univision, Disney look to build news channel

'Halftime in America' ad pleases White House

Junk foods widely available at elementary schools

CDC: Too many kids breathe others' smoke in cars

Wickham: Jobs numbers undermine Romney's call

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Charles W. Chesnutt, achieved prominence as a writer: Black History Month

Cleveland City Council OKs $5.8 million for stadium repairs

Proposed trash-disposal plant faces tough fight with Cleveland City Council

Newt Gingrich plans Wednesday rally in Cleveland

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