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Today in Black America - February 15

POSTED: February 15, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Tentative Deal Reached to Preserve Cut in Payroll Tax

Economic Growth Gives Lift to Obama in NYT/CBS Poll

Romney Defends His Auto Bailout Stance to Detroit

Conservatives Sowed Idea of Health Care Mandate, Only to Spurn It Later

What Obama Should Do Next

$5 Billion in Grants Offered to Revisit Teacher Policies

Police Evict Occupy Newark Protesters

In Albany, Top Judge Seeks to Curb False Convictions

The Christian Science Monitor

No budget? No problem! The strange politics behind a budgetless America.

Why Pentagon, facing 'doomsday' spending cuts, refuses to plan for them

America's big wealth gap: Is it good, bad, or irrelevant?

Health-care fraud crackdown nets $4.1b. Is that a lot?

Nigeria's new police chief vows crackdown on corruption

The Star Ledger

Newark pastor presiding over Whitney Houston funeral service; Detroit pastor to give eulogy

In honor of Whitney Houston, Gov. Christie ordering flags flown at half-staff in N.J.

Invoking Corzine, Christie jabs N.J. Legislature for inaction on Supreme Court nominees

N.J. Dems outline proposal allowing towns to turn foreclosed homes into affordable housing

Gov. Christie proposes giving judges power to deny bail for repeat violent offenders

The Detroit Free Press

Gov. Rick Snyder presents Mayor Dave Bing with humanitarian honors for leadership of Detroit

DPS sets 5-week enrollment period

Romney hammers Santorum in telephone town-hall talk with 20,000 in Michigan

The Washington Post

Congressional negotiators reach tentative deal on payroll tax holiday

Why Obama’s budget is smart politics

Mich. may not be easy win for Romney

Poll: Santorum rivals Romney in popularity

Venture capitalists play key role in Obama’s Energy Department

Barry, Catania nearly come to blows

Prince George’s Council opposes slots bill

Va. Senate passes bill to test some welfare recipients for drugs

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ray Charles Foundation to Albany State: Return $3M gift

7 hospitals poor for infections

Douglas men get life in prison for $210 robbery

Deal: No plans to change immigration law

The Chicago Tribune

Voters like mix of more taxes, less spending

Emanuel says he didn't know ally organized pro-education groups

Sewing groups make dresses for girls in Uganda, Haiti and rural America

Cutting programs for poor doesn't add up, says actuary with 6-figure income

CPS to propose change to accumulation of sick days

2 Chicago cops charged in FBI sting

The Los Angeles Times

California economic reports forecast modest growth

School board delays vote on massive cuts

L.A. City Council redistricting discussions turn nasty

Villaraigosa to chair 2012 Democratic National Convention

California's political watchdog panel eases its approach to ethics issues

USA Today

Fight against health care fraud recovers $4.1B

Home-schooling demographics evolve

Our view: 16 is too soon to drop out of school

Money woes lead to Underground Railroad museum merge

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Urban League chapter has played critical advocacy role: Black History Month

Cleveland-area residents show faith in John F. Kennedy graduate, and it pays dividends: Margaret Bernstein

Strong support for 'right-to-work' law in Ohio despite recent repeal of SB 5: Poll

Cleveland school district seeks to fill seats at best-performing schools

Cleveland school district plan draws enthusiasm, concern from state school board

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