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Today in Black America - February 10

POSTED: February 10, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Say

Mortgage Plan Aids Homeowners, but With Limits

Romney Takes Conservative Leaders’ Questions in Bid to ‘Reconnect’

Santorum Adjusting to Star Treatment on Trail

Pessimism High, Republicans Warn of Possible Expiration of Payroll Tax Cuts

Amid Protesters’ Disruptions, City Board Votes to Close 18 Schools and Truncate 5

Council Speaker Previews Bid for Mayor in Address

After Suspect’s Killing, Kelly Orders Review of Drug Units

The Christian Science Monitor

The $26 billion mortgage settlement: who gets help and how

GOP threatens huge cuts to unemployment insurance

Supreme Court on TV? Senate panel advances bill requiring cameras in high court.

Catholic furor over birth control rule turns Democrats on one another

The Star Ledger

U.S. settlement with mortgage servicers will deliver nearly $838 million to N.J.

Sen. Menendez responds to call to 'take a stand' on Obama's contraceptive mandate

New Jersey among states to have No Child Left Behind education requirements lifted

Christie will support N.J. Supreme Court nominees regardless of state bar ruling

N.J. crackdown on unemployment insurance fraud saved state $60M thus far

N.J. Senate labor panel approves bill banning credit checks on current, prospective employees

The Detroit Free Press

Scared Detroiters wage quiet war against neighborhood drug dealer -- and win

800 pack meeting in citywide effort to improve Detroit's neighborhoods

Kwame Kilpatrick pal Bobby Ferguson wants $1.2M harassment award tossed

Plan to reorganize schools in new reform district protested

Rochelle Riley: After tragic killing, writer pushes kids to live for peace

3% proposed funding hike for public universities tied to performance

The Washington Post

Republicans growing concerned that Mitt Romney isn’t gaining strength

Tension within movement felt at CPAC

Landmark settlement with banks means billions to help homeowners

Rep. Bachus faces insider-trading investigation

States line up to challenge stringent Section 5 voting rights provision

‘Once you pull the trigger, it’s not over’

Volunteers needed for Douglass birthday party

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Black Caucus wants HOPE changes

More APS educators barred

Student testing not make-or-break with state's No Child Left Behind waiver

Atlanta City Council approves $19,600 in claims against the city

Atlanta City Councilwoman Joyce Sheperd, Police Chief George Turner to discuss vacant property registry

The Chicago Tribune

Teachers, community ask court to stop school closings

Quinn to Obama: Illinois moving ahead on Medicaid fraud crackdown

City to pay $6.2 million to war protesters arrested or detained in 2003 demonstration

Emanuel proposes statewide gun registry

The Los Angeles Times

Inmate advocates question state's commitment to prison healthcare

Teacher got $40k to end dismissal challenge

L.A. eliminates shortfall in current budget

Lt. Gov. Newsom opens fire on Cal Grant cuts

USA Today

Mortgage deal is broadest action taken in crisis

U.S. median household income up 4% at end of '11

Nuclear agency approves first reactors since 1978

Unemployment, economic picture revised, more positive

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Robert Lockwood Jr., bluesman to the very end: Black History Month

Cleveland covets mortgage settlement money for demolition of abandoned homes

Retired Cleveland Browns players talk to high school students about breaking racial barriers

Ohio Senate Republicans plan to repeal controversial elections law

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