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Today in Black America - March 8

POSTED: March 08, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Romney Team Ponders How to Rise Above the Fray

Super Tuesday Victories for Romney, but Questions, Too


A Bid to Get Gingrich to Give Up Quest

Obama Mines for Voters With High-Tech Tools

The I.R.S. Does Its Job

Number of U.S. Hate Groups Is Rising, Report Says

F.B.I. Official Faults Police Tactics on Muslims

Mario Batali Agrees to $5.25 Million Settlement Over Employee Tips

Station to Oust Anchor, Ending ‘Chuck and Sue’


The Christian Science Monitor

Super Tuesday fallout: Will the South ever vote for Mitt Romney?

For Rush Limbaugh advertisers, backlash could hit hard in social media age

Allowed to stay, Miami student becomes face of Obama immigration policy

Dennis Kucinich out: Left loses a combative, cheerful voice in Congress


The Star Ledger


N.J. lobbyist spending hits new high at $73M; teachers union tops list again

Christie proposes changes to anti-bullying law that would let school districts vie for $1M in funding


Funeral for longtime congressman Donald Payne to be held next week in Newark

Christie says he would work with Sweeney on tax cut plan, but not Assembly's proposal

Newark councilman forms exploratory committee to run for mayor in 2014


The Detroit Free Press

Mayor Dave Bing: I will not give up on fixing Detroit

Church screening of State of the City speech gives audience chance to get concerns addressed

Editorial: Bing spells out small steps in answer to huge problems

Stephen Henderson: Dave Bing needs to start delivering on his big promises for Detroit

Things are looking up, Michigan jobs survey finds


Teachers union files lawsuit over Michigan Teacher Tenure Act


The Washington Post

Romney campaign urges rivals to back out


Mitt Romney marches on alone as Republican leaders wait and watch

Super Tuesday voters frustrated


Obama touts policies, rallies supporters in critical swing state North Carolina

Fairfax enlistees ask for more recognition

Congressional bill looks to update Hatch Act

D.C. Council’s Bowser out of Fenty’s shadow


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

UGA leads in 4-year graduates


Conservative social issues rule Crossover Day

Firefighters stripped of promotions

Mentoring our youth subject of Morehouse town hall meeting

NAACP to APS: Please reconsider school closings


The Chicago Tribune

Muddled GOP race makes Illinois primary relevant

Gun rights lawsuits take aim at Illinois, Chicago

School lunch programs in Illinois are part of federal anti-fraud effort


Longer school day subject of dueling forums



The Los Angeles Times

Koreatown's bond to Herb Wesson is breaking amid redistricting

Teachers union leads in record year of lobbying lawmakers


Jerry Brown's tax has narrow backing, poll finds



USA Today


Obama tops presidents in fundraising attendance


Fewer unpaid internships to be offered

Teen tobacco 'epidemic' shocks surgeon general

Proposal to buy prisons raises ethical concerns

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