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Today in Black America - April 17

POSTED: April 17, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Aides Play Down Romney’s Talk on Taxes for Wealthy

$800 Million Target for Romney Campaign and Republican Committee

In Senate, Republicans Block Debate on ‘Buffett Rule’

Antipoverty Tax Program Offers Relief, Though Often Temporary

Media Companies Ask Judge to Open Florida Defendant’s File

City Settles Lawsuit That Claimed Bias and Retaliation

Rep. Towns Officially Bows Out

Call to Restore Income Tax on Suburbanites

The Christian Science Monitor

'Buffett rule' fails, but it will be back

Why Education Department may be safe for now, even though it's a GOP target

Tax deadline: 5 quick tips to avoid an IRS audit

Romney begins search for running mate

The Star Ledger

N.J. assemblyman apologizes for requesting special treatment for speeding ticket

Retired Essex County detective to run against longtime sheriff

Sweeney hopes to stop towns from charging residents 'user fees' to stay under property tax cap

Grand jury returns indictment on couple accused of killing off-duty Newark cop

N.J. attorney general pitches Gov. Christie's proposed $958M public safety budget

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS hearing continues on teacher accused of coaching students

Painful truth in grad figures

The Detroit Free Press

Experts link teens killing parents to family meltdowns, pop culture violence

Rochelle Riley: Detroit city clerk concerned proposed budget not enough to run election

The Washington Post

Defendants left unaware of flaws in cases

D.C. man served 28 years. Then evidence fell apart.

Nonpartisan PAC lets donors give to favorite candidate — or opponent

Senate rejects considering ‘Buffett rule’

Jack Johnson associate gets 3 years in scheme

The Chicago Tribune

Santorum declines to endorse Romney

Deep cuts loom as state tries to save Medicaid

Vote is close on Chicago Infrastructure Trust, but council committee approves it for full vote Wednesday

USA Today

Report: 11 Secret Service agents lose clearances

School closings hard for students, communities

Programs encourage grads to try entrepreneurship

Ethics expert apolozies for Trayvon rant

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland school district revives plans to sell downtown headquarters

President Barack Obama to discuss economy Wednesday at Lorain County Community College

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. expects reduced welfare rolls to help budget shortfall

Supreme Court to rule on crack cocaine sentences

Cal State faculty begin voting on strike authorization

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