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Today in Black America - March 15

POSTED: March 15, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Fortunes Turn, as Does Style, for Santorum

Romney Camp Shrugs Off Losses, Saying Lead Is Solid


Gingrich Casts Himself as the Key to Stop Romney


With Video, Obama Looks to Expand Campaign’s Reach Through Social Media

Women Figure Anew in Senate’s Latest Battle

Senate Passes 2-Year Transportation Bill

Editorial: Divided on the Right

Contractor Strikes $500 Million Deal in City Payroll Scandal

Poll Finds Most City Voters Support Release of Teacher Ratings



The Christian Science Monitor

Highway bill clears Senate, but GOP dissenters foreshadow House fight


Romney vs. Santorum: Why it's not a replay of Obama vs. Clinton

Jury finds Virginia Tech liable in campus shooting



The Star Ledger

Longtime Congressman Donald Payne is laid to rest during quiet military burial ceremony in Bloomfield

Leaders mourn Congressman Donald Payne at funeral in Newark church


Following Afghan civilian killings, N.J. congressman seeks info on how soldiers with brain injuries are evaluated



The Detroit Free Press

Detroit mom's fear becomes real: 12-year-old son shot while playing outside

Rochelle Riley: Amid consent agreement controversy, it's time for city, state to grow up

Detroit pastors explain opposition to proposed consent agreement

Graphic: Detroit's political structure under a proposed consent agreement

Bing on consent agreement: 'Why the hell would I sign it?'



The Washington Post

Romney needs more than just delegates


More in GOP want Newt Gingrich to step aside for the party’s sake

For eventual pick, the road to Republican nomination won't be pretty

Senate passes $109B highway bill

Senate reaches deal on judicial nominations

Alexander trying to charm away foes in Ward 7



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Appeals court backs firefighters

Atlanta high schools broke rules

Teacher fired in APS scandal


The Chicago Tribune

Judge: University violated newspaper adviser's First Amendment rights

A GED for college?



The Los Angeles Times


Swing voters: Diverse, misunderstood, crucial

Brown takes tougher tack on wealthy


Brown's tax proposal could mean more money to go around


USA Today

Poll: Half of Americans back faster Afghan pullout

CEOs pocket allowances on top of fat salaries


Va. Tech found liable in massacre because of delayed alert


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Gov. John Kasich rolls out mini-budget with tax, education initiatives taking center stage

Ohio Democratic Party touts 850,000 Buckeye State jobs tied to auto industry: PolitiFact Ohio


Ohio's 65-older population grew 7.6%, study shows








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