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Today in Black America - February 11

POSTED: February 11, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Black Leaders Push Obama for Jobs Bill

Once Stigmatized, Food Stamps Find Acceptance

Mayors Grow Attuned to the Politics of Snow Removal

Small Fund-Raisers for Victims Start to Add Up

Outspoken Hurricane Expert Sues Over Dismissal

Child Obesity Risks Death at Early Age, Study Finds

Expansion of A.P. Tests Also Brings More Failures

For Detained Youths, No Mental Health Overseer

The Politician’s Wife Claims No Baggage

Prisons, Redistricting and the Census


Baltimore Sun

Md. again leads nation in AP exams

Home sales up 8% in January


Stern O'Malley defends storm response, warns roads will remain 'perilous'


The Christian Science Monitor

How to reduce student dropout rates: link volunteering to studies

As snow piles up, concern grows about roof collapses

Bernanke outlines 'exit' plan to extract Fed from safety net role

More Americans say 'don't ask, don't tell' for gays should be repealed


The Washington Post


Jobless claims fall sharply in latest week

Poll finds most Americans are unhappy with government


Obama, civil rights leaders discuss improving conditions for black America


Va., Md. and D.C. can apply for aid for two storms at once

Honor system is reported at unmanned Tenleytown Safeway


Massive King memorial nearly ready for trip to Mall for assembly



Detroit Free Press


Riddle case not easy one for jury

College prep style charter school to open in Detroit

More Detroit schools to close, Bobb says


Chicago Tribune

City Council grants landmark status to former homes of famous black writers


Democrats prepare to pick new lieutenant governor

Palin exposes the partyers



Atlanta Journal Constitution

Stimulus helped Georgia’s budget

Reaction swift to state test report


Los Angeles Times

More than 1,500 California jail inmates are released early

Rep. Diane Watson to announce retirement

Lifeline of adult day healthcare may snap for some

 

Star-Ledger

N.J. union challenges naming Orange building after attorney general nominee Dow


Essex workers file grievance against county for not giving snow day during blizzard conditions

Mayor Cory Booker in State of the City address says Newark is poised to recover, thrive
 
 
 

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