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Today in Black America - April 3

POSTED: April 03, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

President Confident Health Law Will Stand

The ABC’s of the Health Care Law and Its Future


Supreme Court Ruling Allows Strip-Searches for Any Arrest


Agency Administrator Fires Deputies, Then Resigns, Amid Spending Inquiry


Gunman Kills 7 in a Rampage at a Northern California University

New Estimate Raises Civil War Death Toll

Longevity Up in U.S., but Education Creates Disparity, Study Says

Manhattan State Senator Says He’ll Challenge Rangel


The Christian Science Monitor


Groundhog Day in court? California ban on affirmative action is upheld. Again.

1940 Census data: what you need to know to look up relatives


Would overturning health-care reform be 'judicial activism'?


The Star Ledger


N.J. Democratic boss Norcross agrees to buy Philadelphia newspapers

Poll: Rutgers-Rowan merger opposed by 59 percent of voters


N.J. election season kicks off; contentious race for some Senate, House seats

Newark cops arrest nine people, confiscate six guns, during police operations last week

State to take unused affordable housing money from towns in July, official says


Insurance broker admits funneling millions in bribes to Toms River school official


The Miami Herald

Denials, details continue to bubble up in Sanford shooting case

Ethics students examine Trayvon Martin case


The Detroit Free Press


Detroit financial crisis: Bing, City Council close to deal but pitfalls loom

County health report: Wayne lands at bottom, Washnetaw near top


Hundreds protest 'theft' of Mumford High School by statewide district

Joint funeral for best friends held in Detroit

Judge, U-M regents act to support efforts to organize grad students

Pastor: Flint police didn't respond to rape report


The Washington Post


Is it November yet? With Romney camp’s shift in tone, it may as well be.


Obama warns that ‘unelected’ justices shouldn’t overturn will of Congress

‘Obamacare’ and the premium myth

Trayvon Martin’s family seeks federal probe

Shadow-rep candidate fights for attention

Shooting outside D.C. polling place


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


8th-graders' writing scores dip

Covington may ban saggy pants

Atlanta community leaders to discuss redistricting

College Prep Series to help metro Atlanta students with exam preparation


The Chicago Tribune


Homeowner who shot robber has charges dropped

Five months after slaying, community celebrates teen's life

Preckwinkle aims for healthier county workers


Man pardoned in 1952 rape seeks compensation for legal fees

From Lawndale to Rome, Bangladesh and beyond


The Los Angeles Times

Gunman kills 7 at small Christian college in Oakland

Mayor defends L.A. anti-gang program

Ban on racial preferences in state university admissions upheld

'Are you gay?' California may ask college students


USA Today

Health statistics help shape local policiesicons

Consumers are placing more importance on paying on their auto loan before paying on their mortgage, according to a new study.

Black women have trouble clearing cervical cancer

Search on for Sanford interim chief


National Archives swamped by traffic for 1940 Census data



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

University of Akron hosts Black Male Summit: Higher Education

Hundreds receive job offers after Cleveland Clinic nursing fair

Cleveland NAACP's George Forbes joins Ohio's Freedom to Marry campaign (poll)









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