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Today in Black America - March 16

POSTED: March 16, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

In Campaign Video, Obama Confronts a Nation on the Brink

For Santorum, Trying to Tamp Down a Firestorm Over Puerto Rico Remarks

On the Stump in Ohio, Biden Attacks G.O.P. Rivals

A Shift in Focus, From Obama to Numbers

A Rare Tough Race for Jackson in Chicago

Democratic Senators Issue Strong Warning About Use of the Patriot Act

At City Council Hearing, Police Commissioner Fights Back

Chancellor Says Some School Employees Were Not Properly Disciplined

The Christian Science Monitor

Violence Against Women Act: A political opening for Democrats?

Sea level studies: US coasts even more vulnerable than previously thought

Gun control: Will campus carry get boost from Virginia Tech ruling?

Ethiopian Army attacks Eritrean military post in retaliation for rebel violence

The Star Ledger

Newark schoolyard killings defendant sentenced to 155 years in prison

Another gift of toilet paper rolls into Trenton

Bill requiring N.J. towns to approve charter schools gets approved by state Assembly

Bill that would give $1M to schools for anti-bullying program passes in Assembly, Senate

N.J. Senate passes bill to increase penalties for anyone whose road rage causes injury

The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Detroit giving Gov. Rick Snyder no choice

City's draft of consent deal would give Mayor Dave Bing the power

Gov. Rick Snyder plans town hall meetings with Detroit residents

City of Detroit to step up collection efforts as most developers fail to repay HUD loans

U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke to seek federal bailout to help Detroit

The Washington Post

White House steps up attack on Republicans

Santorum becomes a leading conservative voice through campaign’s resurrection

Obama administration defunds Texas Women’s Health Program

Romney’s dog-on-the-car-roof story proves to be his critics’ best friend

Young Americans less interested in environment

Maryland’s gamble on cost of slot devices not looking like a winning bet

Virginia’s voter ID law expected to face less opposition from DOJ than others

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS teacher quits rather than be fired

Pearson, Ware, among CAU honorees at Greatness Gala

Atlanta residents to weigh in on city services, budget

Atlanta wins grant worth $400,000 from IBM

The Chicago Tribune

Union workers protest Quinn budget cuts

Money, political muscle at issue in judicial primary

Dems' new map leads to biggest election in 10 years

Suburban school districts have board members' relatives on payroll

CPS' liaison to parents calls it quits

The Los Angeles Times

Black L.A. council members protest redistricting

L.A. attorney is confirmed for federal court seat in California

Couple donates $250,000 to Santa Monica College for scholarships

USA Today

Caller ID spoofing scams aim for bank accounts

Teachers don't trust annual state skills tests

Health care law's impact

Justice Dept. agrees to pay $140,000 to man wrongly jailed

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County allocate $14 million for demolition of blighted homes, hope for federal match

Ohio Gov. John Kasich wants legislative sponsors for Cleveland schools plan; Mayor Frank Jackson asks for patience

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's proposed panel to review charter schools could meet behind closed doors

Cleveland Clinic plans to hire 600 registered nurses at job fair

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