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Today in Black America - April 5

POSTED: April 05, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

In a Reversal, Military Trials for 9/11 Cases

Cowardice Blocks the 9/11 Trial

Unions Rally, Linking Their Cause to Dr. King

Wisconsin Election Is Referendum on Governor

G.O.P. Blueprint Would Remake Health Policy

Supreme Court Allows Tax Credit for Religious Tuition

3 Months In, 17% Approval for the Schools Chief

The Detroit Free Press

Dave Bing, Detroit officials tout youth initiative in D.C.

Detroit seeks more time to complete police reforms

Organization to oversee charter school plan

State must radically raise school standards

Surge in Michigan job growth a surprise

The Christian Science Monitor

In last speech, Martin Luther King Jr. 'not concerned' about early death

White House targets sexual assault on campus

Tax credits for religious schools? Supreme Court says taxpayers have no say.

Government shutdown Friday? Why Tuesday could be crucial.

Obama's reelection bid: Can he recapture the magic? Does he need to?

Are Libya's rebels in disarray? Envoy calls disputes 'normal.'

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Frequent fast profit made off schools

The Baltimore Sun

On the lookout for radiation in Md.

Mayor: 'Not possible' to pay lead-poison judgments

Radio ads focus on minority infant death rates in Balto. Co.

FBI seizes documents in towing case

City KIPP charter school to stop administering placement tests

The Star Ledger

Marchers in Newark remember King and his defense of workers

N.J. treasurer lists range of cuts if Supreme Court rules against Christie in schools funding case

Gov. Christie says newly approved N.J. legislative district map 'only slightly better' than previous map

U.S. Supreme Court to hear case on strip searches performed on N.J. man accused of unpaid traffic fine

Christie says Essex County executive is wrong to collect pension, full salary

Christie criticizes alternative proposal by N.J. public employee union on health care benefits

Gov. Christie names task force to study potential UMDNJ, Rutgers merger

Chicago Tribune

Obama will face more challenging landscape in 2012

Wis. gov under fire for hiring of lobbyist's son

Battles loom over school consolidations

Judge to killer: Watching brother's slaying as a child no excuse

The Washington Post

Wages not keeping pace with prices

House GOP to call for $6.2 trillion in cuts

Obama’s point person on domestic policy

Obama first to launch 2012 campaign

White House silence on shutdown ‘inexcusable,’ unions say

Wells Fargo, NAACP open financial literacy center

Federal investigation: Pr. George’s owes foreign teachers millions

Green withdraws nomination

The Los Angeles Times

State's Democrats revive bills vetoed by Schwarzenegger

Gov. Brown signs bill to transfer thousands of nonviolent felons to county jails

Today's teacher layoffs threaten tomorrow's college classrooms

With little left to trim, L.A. Unified needs to fight for more money

USA Today

Ga. gives D.C. pointers in probe of school cheating

McDonald's will hold hiring day April 19 to fill 50,000 jobs

Haiti results show singer Martelly won presidential runoff

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