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Today in Black America - April 13

POSTED: April 13, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Republicans Scramble for Votes to Pass Budget Bill

Budget Deal Deeply Cuts High-Speed Rail Program

Re-engineering of Medicare to Raise Tough Questions

No Halt to Planned Parenthood Fight

Countering the Siege

Wisconsin Awaits Outcome of Supreme Court Vote

City Postpones Hiring 540 Police Recruits

Suit Alleges Bias in Disability Denials by Queens Judges

Legislative Leaders Praise Cuomo, Tactically

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit's budget full of tough calls and tough cuts

Detroit has no choice but to make cuts, City Council members say

Pensions for seniors 67 and older will keep tax exemption

Detroit's loss of political might is guaranteed

FBI, state police investigate Kilpatrick's uncle, cousin

Threat of emergency financial manager taking over Detroit is real

DPS 2012 plan meeting is heated

The Christian Science Monitor

Spending deal revealed: What got cut to avoid a government shutdown?

Orlando can restrict feeding the homeless, rules 11th Circuit

Tax Day 2011: Schedule M could be worth up to $800

What Ouattara will have to do to reunite, rebuild Ivory Coast

France's burqa ban: 5 ways Europe is targeting Islam

A more assertive France in Africa

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Young professionals lead surge of intown living

Clayton school board approves most of budget-cutting plan

Fulton DA office loses veteran prosecutors

The Baltimore Sun

O'Malley starts signing the bills

Rolley to officially file as candidate for mayor of Baltimore

Read's drugstore added to temporary city landmark list

City officials revamp struggling lead-paint removal program

City top prosecutor Bernstein will try misconduct case vs. Baltimore officers

City Circuit Court to launch mental health program

The Star Ledger

Increasing school funding formula would lower percentage of aid to N.J.'s poorest districts, analysis shows

Calif. foundation pays consultant $60K to help retool N.J. education department

Many N.J. Statehouse races already locked up

Tea party groups try to make inroads in N.J. Legislature

Environmentalists urge N.J. to drop proposed 'waiver' allowing businesses to bypass regulations

Recently acquitted Atlantic City Councilman Marty Small is seeking re-election

Facebook foundation hands out first installment of $100M gift to Newark schools

The Washington Post

Liberals worry Obama has given up ground

Obama’s birth secret revealed

Obama urged to cap spending

Help for military families

More Va. ex-cons stay out of prison

Obama’s D.C. supporters torn

Prince George’s averts fiscal crisis

A mixed message with voting rights

Chicago Tribune

A financial mess at Chicago State

Winnetka's affordable housing debate opens to packed house

Page: NAACP, right-wing foes get friendly

Obama campaign readies for Chicago kickoff

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. schools get 'value-added' ratings

If Vernon loses cityhood, it may also lose businesses

Online privacy legislation is introduced in Senate

Meg Whitman says the GOP must change its approach on immigration

Villaraigosa to focus on education in his State of the City address

U.S. budget cuts hit the poor, police, environment

On the Media: Times-Picayune wounded by what photographer didn't shoot

USA Today

Obama's debt plan has four elements

Poll: Budget deal wins support, but Americans wary

Virginia Tech survivor Colin Goddard lobbies for gun control

Study: Prisons failing to deter repeat criminals in 41 states

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