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Today in Black America - February 16

POSTED: February 16, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Conservative Pundits Find Romney Disengaged, and Say That’s Puzzling

In Michigan Homecoming, Romney Faces Challenges


Panel Completes Last Details of Payroll Tax Cut Extension


Editorial: A Rare Deal

President Visits Wisconsin Factory to Hail ‘Insourcing’ Plan


Mistaken Identity Cases at Heart of Denver Lawsuit Over Wrongful Arrests


Gay Marriage a Tough Sell with Blacks in Maryland


The Christian Science Monitor

Unemployment benefits 101: When will your state cut off extended benefits?

Obama proposes bringing jobs home from overseas. Would his plan work?

Chicago area called most corrupt in US. Why Rahm Emanuel is under fire.


Why did Democrats choose Antonio Villaraigosa to lead national convention?


The Star Ledger


N.J. Sen. Sweeney booed at Rutgers Board of Governors meeting

Gov. Christie announces new plans for 20 N.J. schools across the state

Whitney Houston's famed national anthem played before Nets game

Whitney Houston funeral: No public access, no procession, tight security and live video feed

City police evict remaining Occupy Newark group

Montclair State students are charged with faking racist graffiti


The Detroit Free Press

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing wants to end early-morning bus service in city

Compare Michigan universities to peers in other states, business group says


Higher expectations reveal how much work schools have to do

Council to set boundaries for districts

Feds accused Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, friend Bobby Ferguson of shakedown

Embattled Inkster judge: Lawyer says absences were justified



The Washington Post

Lawmakers reach deal on $150 billion economic plan, clearing way for vote

Fed officials open to stimulus action, minutes show


Candidates more hopeful about factory jobs

Educators wonder: Why the mass exodus from math, science studies?

Interracial marriage rates soar

Same-sex marriage debate set for Thursday on Md. House floor


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Santorum to visit Georgia Sunday


Georgia 4th in foreclosures

Georgia charter schools don't outperform traditional schools, report says

Court: Atlanta shelter can stay

Mayor: $25K reward for gay beating suspects


The Chicago Tribune

Chicago aldermen want to quiet public at council meetings

Charles E. Mingo, 1941-2012

Lawyers for Occupy protesters say city crackdown was practice for summits

Door shutting on residents of last unrenovated Cabrini-Green row houses

CPS looking to tighten vacation policy as well


Appeals judges deal another blow to Lake County prosecutors in DNA case


The Los Angeles Times

D.A., district probe alleged improprieties at Trade-Tech

L.A. City Council redistricting discussions turn nasty

CalPERS report undermines Gov. Jerry Brown’s pension overhaul plan

Activists press council to ease truancy fines



USA Today


Study's rankings boost U.S. schools


Deaths rise among youngest drivers


As seniors climb from poverty, young fall in


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


City Council leaders mum about Cleveland Clinic get-together Thursday


Cleveland lakefront plan could shore up riverbanks

Ohio Democrats file FEC complaint against Josh Mandel




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