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Today in Black America - February 13

POSTED: February 13, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Faces Task of Selling Dueling Budget Ideas

Obama to Propose Community College Aid

Bishops Reject White House’s New Plan on Contraception

Romney Runs as an Outsider but Makes Room for Lobbyists

Santorum Faces Questions on Women in the Work Force

Mooresville’s Shining Example (It’s Not Just About the Laptops)

City Is Cited for Its Initiatives in Fighting Poverty

Hospitals Flout Charity Aid Law

The Christian Science Monitor

Santorum opens wide lead over Romney in latest poll

Obama's budget offers short-term help for economy

Maine caucus win gives Romney new momentum

CPAC: After a tough week, Romney wins conservative straw poll

The Star Ledger

Whitney Houston's talent was evident in her childhood years, singer Darlene Love recalls

Whitney Houston remembered: Jesse Jackson speaks at Newark church service

As Gov. Christie prepares 2012 budget speech, fiscal realities may jeopardize income tax cut

For Newark City Council, a fat budget in lean times

Despite cancer treatments, Payne will run for re-election, son says

The Detroit Free Press

Rick Snyder's plan to help businesses could come at expense

Federal student aid: More Michigan students apply, bring more home

Detroit trying 'Broken Windows' community policing

Improving metro Detroit home values may mean that housing crisis has bottomed out

The Washington Post

White House dismisses GOP criticism of spending request due Monday

Romney’s Olympics contributions questioned

A Republican party in transition

Teacher job protections debated in Va.

Budget cut hits region’s legal aid groups

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

With education law waived, ‘focus is no longer on the test’

Closing of downtown shelter could put more homeless on the streets

Area's construction job losses among worst

Housing Authority commissioners investigated

Five APS schools honored for advanced coursework

Atlanta school board ethics commission meets Monday

The Chicago Tribune

Firm with Emanuel ties bolsters education agenda

Quinn to Obama: Illinois moving ahead on Medicaid fraud crackdown

Teens publish book about their lives beyond school

The Los Angeles Times

Officials probe whether Houston drowned

Parts of Obama's mortgage refinancing package will be reality

Teachers want moratorium on layoffs and a new evaluation system

USA Today

Whitney Houston: Music world pays homage

Spending by states and cities declines

America's long-term jobless still struggling

MLK Memorial rep opposes changing quote

Universities are bringing Occupy into the classroom

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lawyer Louis Stokes became Ohio's first black congressman: Black History Month

Cuyahoga County prosecutor candidate Stephanie Hall is former Cleveland police officer

Cincinnati-area charter school will pay students to show up, work hard

Wings Over Jordan choir won national radio audience: Black History Month

Buffalo Soldiers faced racism at home, fascism abroad during World War II (video): World at War

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