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Today in Black America - April 24

POSTED: April 24, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Conservative Groups Spending Heavily in Bid to Win a Senate Majority

Editorial: Callous Choices in the House

Occupy Movement Looks Toward Political Conventions

Resignation of Police Chief in Martin Case Is Rejected

Social Security’s Financial Health Worsens

Program for Low-Income Housing Compels Building in Poor Neighborhoods

State Ponders Relinquishing Its Oversight of Vulnerable

City Council to Assess Easing Steep Fines on Street Vendors

The Christian Science Monitor

Media report card: why Mitt Romney got more positive coverage than Obama

Rodney King riots anniversary: Have race relations in Los Angeles improved?

Student loans: Obama's bid to rekindle 'Yes We Can' among youths

Six 2012 races where the tea party counts

The Star Ledger

Second N.J. trooper suspended amid high-speed caravan investigation

N.J. withdraws from federal lawsuit with EPA

Union City mayor endorses Donald Payne Jr. for congressional seat, breaking ranks with Hudson County Dems

Lawmakers question Gov. Christie's borrowing practices for funding of transportation projects

Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo spent $3,000 in campaign funds on trip and luxury resort

The Orlando Sentinel

Sanford city commission votes to reject resignation of embattled police chief Lee

Beth Kassab: O'Mara helping George Zimmerman in court of public opinion

Alums push FAMU strengths, countering hazing scandal

FAMU passes stricter hazing rules — lack of charges frustrates Champion's mom

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit financial crisis: Bing's budget slashes $250M spending, more than 2,500 jobs

Tigers' Phil Coke speaks out against bullying at task force hearing

Detroit bus riders fear new round of cuts will decimate service

With video: Protesters rally for Aiyana Jones' father and teen who pleaded guilty to killing 4

The Washington Post

Democrats plan fallback in case Arizona immigration law is upheld

No White House staff involved in Colombia sex scandal, official says

Obama, Romney focus on student debt as campaign issue

Obama to sidestep gay rights issue in N.C.

Baker, Rawlings-Blake eye special session to push gambling bill

The Atlanta Journal

3 cops face discipline in wrongful jailing

Test coordinator denies cheating

Public meeting to be held Tuesday on multimodal passenger terminal proposed for downtown Atlanta

King nephew out as SCLC head

The Chicago Tribune

Democrats should go it alone on cigarette tax increase, Senate GOP leader says

Family of Declan Sullivan, who died in Notre Dame lift crash, to hold fundraiser in his honor

The Los Angeles Times

Calif. prisons to get sweeping overhaul

Death penalty measure qualifies for state ballot

Local governance urged for UC campuses

3 California schools compete for national community college prize

USA Today

Violence ages kid's DNA, shortens chromosomes

Millennials struggle with financesicons

Probe: Vets waiting for mental health help

Wickham: Palin attacks on Obama lack facts

Our view: Lead monitors fail kids

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Justice Department won't re-open probe of 1970 Kent State shootings

Cleveland schools legislation to move forward at the Ohio Statehouse

Allega agrees to pay Justice Department $500,000 over Cleveland Hopkins project

Rev. Michael DeBose, former state representative, died today: news obituary

Plan to create 'enterprise universities' in Ohio remains stalled

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