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Today in Black America - February 4

POSTED: February 04, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

White House, Egypt Discuss Plan for Mubarak’s Exit

A Jewish Group Makes Waves, Locally and Abroad

$32 Billion in Budget Cuts Proposed

Virginia to Ask Supreme Court to Rule on Health Law

Smaller New Orleans After Katrina, Census Shows

New Jersey’s Ethnic Makeup Shifts, and Population Drifts Southward

Wal-Mart Skips Council Hearing as Impact of Stores Is Assailed

Protesting School Closings, in a Noisy Annual Ritual

Detroit Free Press

Recovering auto industry turns to more contract jobs

Bing to unveil plan to get cops living in Detroit

Class-action lawsuit fights patient improvement policy

Teen gets life, advice from a victim

The Christian Science Monitor

House GOP wants $74 billion in budget cuts: Draconian or only a start?

Fort Hood attack: Did Army ignore red flags out of political correctness?

Michel 'Sweet Micky' Martelly advances in Haiti election over president's pick

Planned Parenthood under fire after release of Acorn-like 'pimp' videos

Did bill try to redefine rape? GOP backs down after public outcry.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Deal proposes cuts to pre-k funding

Emory ‘regrets' slavery ties, holds conference on topic

Teen pregnancy drops sharply in Georgia

Ga. pushing Arizona-style bill

Star Ledger

New census data shows N.J.'s population grew most in southern counties, became more racially diverse

Jersey City mayor says Census 'severely undercounted' population in city

N.J. Assembly panel advances pilot school choice bill

Gov. Christie discusses regionalizing police services with Newark, Trenton, Camden mayors

Longtime Newark educator to become interim schools superintendent

With release of census data, N.J. Legislature has 60 days to come up with redistricting map

Christie vetoes bill to expand Medicaid to more women seeking family-planning services

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland 'stronger,' O'Malley says during State of the State

Team teaching comes to Park Heights

Morgan State to serve as research partner in energy-efficiency project

Chicago Tribune

Communities dig deep to dig out

Ex-Streets and San boss gets 2 1/2 years in jobs scandal

The Washington Post

Obama opens up on his faith

Geithner discusses tax overhaul with wide range of groups

Home buyers may get less government support

For-profit college loans default at 25 percent rate

Expedited review of suit over health law sought

Va.'s numbers of Hispanics and Asians skyrocket as white population dwindles

O'Malley to pick brother as party chief

The Los Angeles Times

Rape flourishes in rubble of Haiti quake

California prison guards union called main obstacle to keeping cellphones away from inmates

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