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Obie Award winning actor Ron O'Neal, who gained fame for his role in the movie "Superfly," was born in 1937 in Utica, New York.

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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