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Today in Black America - March 28

POSTED: March 28, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

In Court, Sharp Questions on Health Care Law’s Mandate


Contingency Plans Are Few if Insurance Mandate Falls

The Supreme Court’s Momentous Test


Florida’s New Election Law Blunts Voter Drives

Gingrich Is Cutting Staff to Shift Focus to Convention

Anti-Gay Marriage Group Recommends Creating Tension Between Gays and Blacks


Independent Agency Gets New Powers to Prosecute New York Police Officers


Rezoning Transforms Character of Harlem Boulevard


The Christian Science Monitor

Supreme Court health-care hearing: How bad does it look for 'Obamacare'?


Detroit nears deal to avert bankruptcy, but is it a state takeover?

'New Black Panthers' offer reward for George Zimmerman. Who are they?

'Bully' movie to be released 'unrated.' Will that allow more kids to see it?


The Star Ledger

MF Global hearing to probe finance officers on customer fund transfers


Newark organization begins construction on afforable housing project

Irvington mayor to run for late Donald Payne's Congressional seat

Safe Surrender program to launch next month, offering softer punishments for lesser crimes


OLS to warn Christie: If revenue projections fail, don't rely on bailout from cash reserves


The Detroit Free Press

FBI steps in after beating death of former Dearborn resident

Leaders approve a short-term fix: Borrow $137M


6 on Detroit council met in private with state

Review team's report tells how Detroit got into this mess

Who wrote racial note? Birmingham police, Seaholm officials investigate



The Washington Post


Could health-care law work without mandate? ‘Biggest area of uncertainty.’


Lane: Justice Kennedy comes out swinging

Constitutional arm-twisting

Poll: Romney’s negative numbers rise

House passes pro-business bill

On Martin case, athletes buck trend of non-activism and take a needed stand



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

No layoffs, furloughs for Fulton schools?

More teachers targeted for firing

S&P reaffirms rating on Atlanta's debt, revises outlook upward

Atlanta seeks to make immigration-related complaint ‘moot'


The Miami Herald

Sanford cops wanted to charge Zimmerman

Trayvon Martin’s parents thank members of Congress for support

In Trayvon Martin case, it’s not about the hoodie


The Chicago Tribune


CPS shortfall: 'There is going to be pain'

Attorneys in Burge suit demand deposition from Daley

Chicago, Cook County aim to streamline minority business effort


Selwyn Wilson, 1925-2012

After dozens of shootings, Emanuel and McCarthy respond and say gangs targeted



The Los Angeles Times


State unemployment predicted to stay high

Controversial Pasadena police shooting gets outside review

FBI documents reveal profiling of N. California Muslims

Magic Johnson group to buy Dodgers

Skid row street population surges back in Los Angeles


USA Today


States' anti-illegal immigration bills struggle

House panel seeks regulations in teen death


Tighter security for SAT, ACT after cheating


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Megachurch pastor R.A. Vernon takes aim at Greater Cleveland's youth violence: Margaret Bernstein

Josh Mandel pulls even with Sherrod Brown in Rasmussen poll on U.S. Senate showdown






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