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Today in Black America - March 12

POSTED: March 12, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Tight G.O.P. Primaries Suggest Less-Predictable South

Rivals Call Romney a Weak Choice for G.O.P. Nomination

Labor Leaders Plan to Apply New Clout in Effort for Obama

Centrist Women Tell of Disenchantment With Republicans

Health Care Act Offers Roberts a Signature Case

Use of Public Transit Grew in 2011, Report Indicates

Nonfiction Curriculum Enhanced Reading Skills, Study Finds

Wall Street Protesters Complain of Police Surveillance

The Christian Science Monitor

Gun nation: Inside America's gun-carry culture

GOP presidential race seems close, but Mitt Romney has the numbers

As Republican candidates pummel each other, Obama can only smile

In South Carolina, Republicans play hard, fall hard. Consider Ken Ard.

7 stories on Africa this week, other than Kony2012

The Star Ledger

Late U.S. Rep. Donald Payne to be honored over 3-day period

Jersey City parking agency signs off on 12 percent pay hike for executive director; mayor says contract 'not tenable'

Push in Jersey City to declare Diwali, India's 'festival of lights,' a school holiday

6 months into N.J. law to halt bullying, a survey takes a look at how it's working

Unemployed Newark residents get help from online program, Jobs Connect

Cranford police chief's old phone call sparks questions, apology

The Detroit Free Press

Hate crime frightens former Detroit couple, even after tormentor's conviction

Obama campaign courts young voters as way to recapture energy of '08

Storied Brewster-Douglass housing projects in Detroit may soon be demolished

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson: In pursuit of greater transparency

The Washington Post

As gasoline prices rise, Obama’s ratings fall

GOP candidates struggle to connect with conservative Southern voters

The right of protection

New HUD rule aims to cut discrimination

For D.C. mayor, engaging public is worth the cost

Pr. William religious leaders want answers from GE on housing

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

More time for sewer upgrades?

Occupy protesters arraigned

The Chicago Tribune

FEMA denies aid for towns hit by tornado

Food vendor's gifts to CPS worker prompts ethics probe

Quinn endorses Jackson over primary challenger Halvorson for 2nd District seat

The Los Angeles Times

Student anger puts heat on lawmakers to restore funding

Drug users' union in San Francisco part of growing movement

Minority students as targets?

USA Today

Texas law bars funding for Planned Parenthood

Investing in energy innovation

Puerto Rico's exodus is all about jobs

Bus, train, subway use up in 2011

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mayor Frank Jackson's plan to revamp Cleveland schools still needs legislative support

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland must cut $1.4 million from budget

Mitt Romney won Ohio, but he faces challenges in the state against President Obama

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