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Today in Black America - February 14

POSTED: February 14, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House Republicans Yield on Extending Payroll Tax Cut

Military Cuts and Tax Plan Are Central to Obama Budget

Money Urged for Colleges to Perform Job Training

Editorial: A Responsible Budget

Santorum, Taking On Michigan, Wants to Talk Jobs, Not Social Issues

In Need of Cash, Gingrich Is Forced to Focus on Donors Rather Than Voters

The 2016 Election, Already Upon Us

Michigan Militia Defended as ‘Social Club’ at Trial of 7

Parents of Florida Hazing Victim File Suit

Schools Chief to Review Policies for Hiring Aides

Albany Redistricting Needs Court Master, Judge Rules

The Christian Science Monitor

In surprise move, GOP leaders admit defeat in payroll tax battle

Three weeks until Super Tuesday, but some states are already voting

Does Obama blueprint reduce budget deficit fast enough? (+video)

Fracking study sends alert about leakage of potent greenhouse gas

Did Mitt Romney steal Maine caucuses from Ron Paul?

The Star Ledger

Whitney Houston to be eulogized in Newark, the city where her voice was first discovered

Students at East Orange school named for Whitney Houston mourn singer's death

Hearing on N.J. acting education boss postponed over residency questions

Hardcore group of Occupy Newark protesters ignore call to vacate city park

N.J. Senate approves bill legalizing gay marriage

Family of Malik Williams, Garfield man killed in confrontation with police, plans to sue for $150 million

The Detroit Free Press

$20M to demolish burned-out Detroit homes just sits there

State of Michigan could save millions of dollars by cutting office space for 40,000 employees, report says

$430,000 grant to upgrade voting

Snyder, Schuette notify tribe they'll oppose proposed casino in Lansing

The Washington Post

Obama plan: Debt will be $1 trillion higher in a decade than forecast

Mr. Obama’s budget

GOP relents on payroll tax, averting fight

GOP contenders use primary break to marshal resources and supporters

Santorum catching up with Romney

Congress looks for ways around Supreme Court decisions

Obama ‘Truth Team’ to fight attacks

Black minister speaks out for same-sex marriage

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Campaign promoting Atlanta sewer tax about to begin

Seven Georgia hospitals underperform for infections

Arrest made in anti-gay beating

The Chicago Tribune

Charter schools hit over student fines

Chicago voter registration lowest since 1942

Failed furloughs cost CPS more than $400K, audit says

Mayor prods aldermen on construction funds

2 young housing advocates say racial segregation still widespread

The Los Angeles Times

Legality of LAPD's proposed impound rules questioned

Washington is 7th state to legalize gay marriage

California's political watchdog panel eases its approach to ethics issues

Activists press council to ease truancy fines

Tardy students may get community service instead of fines

USA Today

Obama's budget draws fire, praise in Congress

Initiative aims to find slave graves

Bill aims to censor Ariz. teachers' speech

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Obama's budget has Ohio components that bring cheers, groans

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