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Today in Black America - April 30

POSTED: April 30, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Hardly a Close Ally, Clinton Teams With Obama to Raise Cash and Votes

When Rivals Concede, but Are in No Rush to Endorse


Obama Campaign Grapples With New Voter ID Laws


Ryan’s Rise From Follower to G.O.P. Trailblazer


Crucial to Romney, Florida’s Latino Voters Are Wary of Him, Too


Obesity-Linked Diabetes in Children Resists Treatment

Final Farewells at a Legendary Radio Station

A Radio Merger in New York Reflects a Shifting Industry



The Christian Science Monitor

White House Correspondents Dinner: Obama mocks Romney, Secret Service, himself

GDP report puts Obama in economic 'gray zone.' Will Republicans profit?

As LA remembers race riots, Trayvon Martin's name is invoked

A lesson on leadership from Africa


The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie, Cory Booker to deliver addresses at school choice conference in Jersey City

Degree of determination: Hard work pays off for homeless N.J. woman who finishes nursing school


In Newark, a new political coalition is working to shake up the East Ward

Legislature law intended to expand diversity has monetary perks for some lawmakers

N.J. politicians preserve own retirement packages while limiting new workers'



The Detroit Free Press


Super PACs have yet to take off in Michigan politics

Detroit Mayor Bing expected back at the office today

Detroit fiscal crisis: Interviews this week will reveal who council is considering for financial board

Kids Count report looks at infant, maternal health

Lori Brasier: As Michigan sends kids to prison for life, why can't system recognize what every parent knows?


With video: Detroit Children's Choir fills a gap in young lives



The Washington Post

Rising public job losses test Obama’s strategy

Wisconsin Democrats split over best candidate to take on Walker

Romney’s narrow path to presidency


Newspaper alleges cheating in Silver Spring


Thomas tells judge he’s ‘truly sorry’


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Suspect scores at premier schools

Cheating our children: Suspect scores put award’s integrity in question

Areas to be tested for lead


Aim cuts jail for one class of ‘criminals’



The Chicago Tribune


City seeks gag order in police lawsuit


CPS must spend $16M on tutoring, or lose funds

Trice: Activist taps into power of hip-hop

CPS makes school start times more uniform

CPS principals facing longer day to get $130M boost


The Los Angeles  Times

L.A. student newspaper faces funding crunch


USA Today

Domestic violence rises in sluggish economy

Corporate profits come in unexpectedly strong


College newspapers feel financial pinch

'Weight of the Nation' explores costs of obesity

On Religion: Church closes racial divide



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Some charter school supporters urge opposition to Cleveland schools reform legislation


Northeast Ohio schools welcome electronic devices to promote learning

Cleveland man who shot teen 5 years ago still supports concealed carry laws

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