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Today in Black America - February 29

POSTED: February 29, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Romney Claims Victory in Michigan and Arizona

Romney Faces Stubborn Question, Despite Victories

Obama Revs Up Oratory, Reminding Autoworkers of Bailout


Supreme Court Debates Rights Case Aimed at Corporations

Obama Issues Waivers on Military Trials

Colleges Misassign Many to Remedial Classes, Studies Find


City Comptroller’s Campaign Treasurer Arrested on Fraud Charges

Performance Ratings for Charter School Teachers Are Made Public

Court Restores Elected Bridgeport School Board



The Christian Science Monitor

Primary results: Will Romney's Michigan, Arizona wins restore aura of inevitability?

Olympia Snowe delivers stunning rebuke in decision to leave Senate

Election 2012: Can the Democrats retake control of the House?

Rising gas prices give Republicans new tool to hammer Obama (+video)



The Star Ledger

First supermarket in decades opens in Newark's Central Ward

N.J. senator will reschedule hearings for state Supreme Court nominees if Dems do not receive proper info

Rutgers to review new N.J. teacher evaluation system

N.J. Democrats to unveil tax relief package as early as next week


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cheating educators would return bonuses under bill

Atlanta City Council committee votes to pay $144,000 in search and seizure case


The Detroit Free Press

A fight to the finish in Michigan GOP primary

Detroit corruption probe: Ex-treasurer indicted, the Kilpatrick appointee accused of taking bribes, kickbacks

Outraged Detroit bus riders to seek federal help on bus cuts


Obama trumpets auto successs at UAW conference

Families of teens accused in violent crimes offer support, but seek justice


The Washington Post

Romney proves simple political fact: Winning isn’t everything, it’s only thing


As Super Tuesday nears, contest in Ohio looms more super than the rest

Mitt Romney, Mormonism and race

Dow closes above 13,000 for 1st time since ’08

In a blow to GOP, Senate moderate Olympia Snowe says she will retire


McDonnell signs bill lifting one-handgun-per-month limit

Seriously, where are the serious candidates?


The Chicago Tribune

Quinn: Sales tax windfall could pay for schools

Scholars call for U. of I. president's ouster

Emanuel touts CPS, City Colleges partnerships with tech firms

Jackson, Halvorson trade accusations over ad, voting records

As Cabrini's row houses empty, the poor are shifted around the city

Bernie Mac Street unveiled in Englewood


The Los Angeles Times

Teachers' contracts hinder misconduct investigation

California bill would let non-doctors do some abortions to expand access

Inglewood schools get loan to avert looming bankruptcy


Wealthy, motivated by greed, are more likely to cheat, study finds


USA Today


Virginia repeals curb on monthly gun purchases

Third student dies from Ohio school shooting



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Lonnie Burten Jr., Cleveland councilman who sought racial unity: Black History Month

The 'Good News Tour' helps erase stereotypes between suburbanites, city residents: Margaret Bernstein

Suspected Chardon shooter's appearance in Geauga County Juvenile Court offers little insight on his mind-set

Chardon High School victim Demetrius Hewlin donated organs by choice

Cuyahoga County Council considers eliminating criminal history question on job application

OSU diversity gains not at main campus (The Columbus Dispatch)



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