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Today in Black America - February 13

POSTED: February 13, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Faces Task of Selling Dueling Budget Ideas

Obama to Propose Community College Aid


Bishops Reject White House’s New Plan on Contraception


Romney Runs as an Outsider but Makes Room for Lobbyists

Santorum Faces Questions on Women in the Work Force

Mooresville’s Shining Example (It’s Not Just About the Laptops)

City Is Cited for Its Initiatives in Fighting Poverty

Hospitals Flout Charity Aid Law



The Christian Science Monitor

Santorum opens wide lead over Romney in latest poll

Obama's budget offers short-term help for economy

Maine caucus win gives Romney new momentum

CPAC: After a tough week, Romney wins conservative straw poll


The Star Ledger

Whitney Houston's talent was evident in her childhood years, singer Darlene Love recalls

Whitney Houston remembered: Jesse Jackson speaks at Newark church service

As Gov. Christie prepares 2012 budget speech, fiscal realities may jeopardize income tax cut

For Newark City Council, a fat budget in lean times


Despite cancer treatments, Payne will run for re-election, son says



The Detroit Free Press


Rick Snyder's plan to help businesses could come at expense

Federal student aid: More Michigan students apply, bring more home

Detroit trying 'Broken Windows' community policing


Improving metro Detroit home values may mean that housing crisis has bottomed out



The Washington Post

White House dismisses GOP criticism of spending request due Monday

Romney’s Olympics contributions questioned

A Republican party in transition


Teacher job protections debated in Va.

Budget cut hits region’s legal aid groups


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

With education law waived, ‘focus is no longer on the test’

Closing of downtown shelter could put more homeless on the streets

Area's construction job losses among worst

Housing Authority commissioners investigated

Five APS schools honored for advanced coursework

Atlanta school board ethics commission meets Monday



The Chicago Tribune

Firm with Emanuel ties bolsters education agenda


Quinn to Obama: Illinois moving ahead on Medicaid fraud crackdown

Teens publish book about their lives beyond school


The Los Angeles Times

Officials probe whether Houston drowned

Parts of Obama's mortgage refinancing package will be reality

Teachers want moratorium on layoffs and a new evaluation system


USA Today

Whitney Houston: Music world pays homage

Spending by states and cities declines

America's long-term jobless still struggling


MLK Memorial rep opposes changing quote


Universities are bringing Occupy into the classroom



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lawyer Louis Stokes became Ohio's first black congressman: Black History Month

Cuyahoga County prosecutor candidate Stephanie Hall is former Cleveland police officer

Cincinnati-area charter school will pay students to show up, work hard

Wings Over Jordan choir won national radio audience: Black History Month

Buffalo Soldiers faced racism at home, fascism abroad during World War II (video): World at War


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