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Today in Black America - February 27

POSTED: February 27, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama’s Deficit Dilemma

In the Romney Campaign, Precision Has Its Pitfalls

As Super Tuesday Nears, a Focus on Delegates

Before Vote, Republicans Make Moves to the Right

Amid a Federal Education Inquiry, an Unsettling Sight

With Release of Teacher Data, Setback for Union Turns Into a Rallying Cry

Unmapped: Update on New York Redistricting

To Be Black at Stuyvesant High

The Christian Science Monitor

US officials urge 'stay the course' in wake of Afghan violence

Obama: No 'silver bullet' for gas price pain. GOP says drill more.

Warren Buffett ends rocky week by announcing heir apparent

GOP governors see Mitt Romney as one of their own, but hesitate to endorse him

Somalia: A timeline of change in a troubled country

The Star Ledger

Meeting with N.J. Muslim leaders, Booker can't guarantee NYPD's Newark surveillance has ceased

Gov. Christie says Republicans could have contested convention

Newark councilman delivers fiery speech on state of city's troubled South Ward

For Atlantic City casinos, a delicate balance between helping addicts and turning a profit

Acting N.J. education chief reconsiders using school free-lunch programs to measure poverty

Scores of N.J. school districts moving elections from April to November

The Detroit Free Press

Some Michigan backers of President Barack Obama to vote for GOP long shots

Disgraced ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick tells Detroit church his old self is dead

Bill in works to let Michigan's community colleges offer 4-year degrees in nursing, other fields

Detroit team methodically pores over rape kits

The Washington Post

GOP governors: Forget personal attacks and focus efforts on Obama

Santorum intensifies culture wars attack

Arizona governor endorses Romney

The return of Bush v. Gore?

Poor who own child support could lose benefits

Film wrestles with gay marriage in the black community

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. Democratic Party exec resigns

Caucus finds its purpose

Atlanta's pension investments draw focus

APS firings may start next week

Did gay man know alleged attackers?

The Chicago Tribune

Farrakhan warns hatred could lead to Obama assassination

Can suing gang members help curb violence?

Chicago Housing Authority launches website to collect ideas on transformation plan

Quinn budget plan would cut off funding for 2 retired teachers programs

CPS chief makes his case at South Side church

Showcasing work of black scientists

The Los Angeles Times

Republicans aim to block Cal State chairman's second term

Redistricting panel approves map for L.A. Board of Education districts

USA Today

Pullman District had significant role in black history

Food banks growing on campus

Filmmaker helps Chicago pastor in anti-violence push

Religious experts challenge Santorum claim on college

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lack of oversight, increased number of nonprofit groups complicate giving to veterans' charities

Call & Post newspaper has roots reaching to 1916: Black History Month

Dorothy Dandridge, 1st black actress nominated for Oscar: Black History Month

Rev. E. Theophilus Caviness leads church, civil rights groups: Black History Month

Eugene Sanders, former Cleveland schools chief, has no new role with district, officials say

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