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Today in Black America - February 21

POSTED: February 21, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

G.O.P. Campaigns Grow More Dependent on ‘Super PAC’ Aid

Romney Led Rivals in January Fund-Raising

In Book, Feingold Says Fear Clouded Judgment After 9/11

New Guidelines Planned on School Vending Machines

Public Advocate Hires Consultants for a Likely Mayoral Run

The Christian Science Monitor

Romney takes on the world as he vies for US presidency

Romney vs. Santorum: Class warfare in the GOP

Johannesburg no longer a no-go for tourists, investors

Giving London street kids – even teen gang members – a safe (and colorful) home

The Star Ledger

Overload of Whitney Houston grave gawkers closes Westfield cemetery to public

Michigan man burns N.J. state flag to protest lowering of flags for Whitney Houston

Gov. Christie's N.J. schools construction plan unlikely to conclude during his term in office

The Detroit Free Press

Beaten man says West Bloomfield police ignored racially motivated assault

Detroit baby killed in a spray of gunshots

Rochelle Riley: State, local chambers of commerce launch to unite black businesses

Detroit scrambles to avoid emergency financial manager

The Washington Post

Negative GOP ads more vicious than in past

Jan. numbers confirm spending trend

Rough times for White House over defense cuts

More Va. gun-rights bills clear full Senate, committee

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Southern Baptists reject name change

Atlanta City Council approves $40,000 in claims against the city

Atlanta City Council member Keisha Lance Bottoms to host town hall meeting Tuesday, Feb. 21

Nomination of new Atlanta ethics officer held up in committee

Race doesn't motivate test cheating inquiry, firefighters union says

The Chicago Tribune

Rep. Jackson supporter says foe driven by 'political demonic forces'

Sara Spurlark, 1923-2012

All CPS elementary school students to take NWEA assessment test

The Los Angeles Times

40 officials in Orange County get conflict-of-interest warnings

'Political incest' in Garden Grove?

10 counties expand medical coverage for low-income residents

Activists press council to ease truancy fines

USA Today

Poll: GOP voters oppose a 'brokered' convention

Court action could prolong health care fight

Alabama law leaves immigrants on edge

New Orleans' Treme holds rich history

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Donald White, first black member of the Cleveland Orchestra: Black History Month

Boyfriend's erratic behavior drove woman to leave him, causing man to kill woman, toddler

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