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Today in Black America - February 9

POSTED: February 09, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

$26 Billion Deal Is Said to Be Set for Homeowners

In Santorum’s Sweep, Sign of G.O.P. Unease With Romney

Buoyed by 3 Victories, Santorum Campaign Sets Ambitious New Goals


Obama Advisers Offer Rosier Jobs Outlook

Lawmakers Set Aside Money for Construction

Push to Avert Foreclosures Hits Court Logjam


Deal Beneficial to Hotel Union Is Seen by Some as Special Case

Malloy Urges New Tenure Rules for Connecticut Teachers


The Christian Science Monitor


In voter ID case, South Carolina fights back against Obama administration

Can American manufacturing really be cornerstone of economic revival?


Home-grown terror threat receding, but post-9/11 America remains on edge

Clint Eastwood Chrysler ad: why some Republicans support it


Where does Newt Gingrich go after big losses Tuesday?


The Star Ledger


Christie calls for NJEA official's resignation after controversial response to school voucher question

Computer learning centers to begin appearing in Newark preschools

Occupy Newark's temporary permit to expire tonight

Jersey City residents tell City Council that city neighborhoods are 'under siege' by crime

Former Giants star Harry Carson is being recruited to run for Congress


PolitiFact N.J.: Christie's record framed by opposing story lines from political advocacy groups



The Detroit Free Press

Detroit Public Schools to close 16 buildings as part of latest round of downsizing

Michigan's students not keeping pace with rest of U.S. on test


Open enrollment bill may include financial incentive for districts opposed to mandate

House education panel OKs bid to expand cyber charter schools


Poll: Romney leads 2-1 in Michigan


The Washington Post


For battered immigrants, fear of deportation becomes a weapon

Santorum moves quickly to build on momentum from three-state sweep

Can Romney fix the enthusiasm gap?


Landmark settlement over flawed foreclosure practices is near


House unveils narrower ethics bill

Poll: Public backs Obama on security

Gray sets economic priorities in speech


Brown: Maintain minimum charter funding


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta police hoping to hire

House fails to pass controversial constitutional amendment for charter schools

DeKalb school board map to draw heat

Atlanta beating victim speaks out: ‘I'm going to face it'


The Chicago Tribune

Poll: Obama remains popular on home turf

Progress seen at city 'turnaround' schools

Quinn offers details on pension, Medicaid cost cutting

Chicago Teachers Union accuses CPS of discriminating against African-American teachers

Defense wants cellphone records in Jennifer Hudson family slaying


The Los Angeles Times


School scandal could cost LAUSD millions

Proposal to establish rights for domestic workers splits lawmakers

Divided court rejects Proposition 8


GOP-led drive for California pension initiative dead for this year

State ranked 3rd in number of low-income students taking AP exams


USA Today

What we've learned in the 2012 presidential race

New case uncovered as L.A. school scandal widens

CNN suspends analyst for 'offensive' Twitter posts

Trip through time for Black History Month readers

Study: Green economy lost fewer jobs in U.S. recession


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Stanley E. Tolliver was known for skills in law, leadership: Black History Month

U.S. Supreme Court's decision brings execution of prisoners in Ohio to halt

University of Akron aims to offer free tuition to qualified graduates of Akron schools


Free income tax preparation on Saturday for Greater Cleveland families with income below $48,000

Newt Gingrich focuses on jobs, not his Republican rivals, in brief speech at Cleveland's Jergens Inc.






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