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Today in Black America - April 19

POSTED: April 19, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Images of G.I.’s With Remains Raise Concerns Over Discipline

Editorial: Birth Control and Teenage Pregnancy

In Wariness on Economy, Poll Finds Opening for Romney

Judge Quits Trayvon Martin Case Over Potential Conflict

Rape Suspect Is Freed, Long After a Woman Recants

Nazareth High School to Remain Open

The Christian Science Monitor

Secret Service begins swift crackdown on carousing agents

Romney, Obama spar as general election fight takes off

Why hasn't Rick Santorum endorsed Mitt Romney yet?

Did Los Angeles Times make right call on photos of dead Afghans?

CitiGroup shareholder revolt: golden-rule capitalism

The Star Ledger

Feud with school board may cost N.J. superintendent her job

14-year-old boy faces murder charge in stabbing case that has shaken Plainfield

Heated argument between Sen. Lautenberg, Port Authority executive highlights Senate hearing on toll hikes

Port Authority joint legislative hearing postponed

Motorist runs down two pedestrians on Newark sidewalk, then stabs one

The Orlando Sentinel

Ken Lester named new judge in Zimmerman murder case

The Detroit Free Press

President Obama brings drive for dollars to metro Detroit

Lead poisoning may lurk in yards near where forgotten smelter factories once stood

Neo-Nazi group headed by Detroiter gets OK for Kentucky protest

Auto industry resurgence sends Michigan's unemployment rate down to 8.5%

The Washington Post

WellPoint is focus of aggressive effort to force political spending disclosures

Democrats battle back against Republican ‘war on women’

ALEC moves away from ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws

Secret Service ousts 3 in sex scandal; 8 more remain on administrative leave

‘I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth,’ Obama says at college in Ohio

D.C. chancellor puts longer school days on table

Six Prince George’s neighborhoods targeted for crime reductions, economic and other gains

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Medical plant to bring 1,000 jobs to Ga.

HIV/AIDS confab at Morehouse tackles ongoing epidemic

The Chicago Tribune

School districts turn to iPads to cut textbook costs

Huppke: In memory of Facts, 360 B.C.-A.D. 2012

Emanuel delays vote on infrastructure trust

The Los Angeles Times

U.S. officials decry photos of troops with enemy corpses

Mayor's legacy hinges on major expansion of L.A. rail service

LAUSD considers lowering the bar for graduation

L.A. County courts face $30 million in cuts

USA Today

Shareholder uprisings on executive pay limited

Government fails to warn against lead dangers

Both parties reach out for Hispanics

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

State consultant recommends go-ahead for casino in Cleveland

Ohio Democrats blast GOP over proposed cuts to Planned Parenthood

President Obama calls jobs the central issue of our time during speech at Lorain County Community College

President Obama meets with students in Lorain County job training programs: local pool report

Memorial service planned for mother, 10-year-old daughter slain at Cracker Barrel

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