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Today in Black America - February 22

POSTED: February 22, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Justices Take Up Race as a Factor in College Entry

Obama Offers to Cut Corporate Tax Rate to 28%

Tax-Cut Bill Includes Updates to Jobless Benefits System

New Ruling Puts Limits on Warning to Prisoners

Romney Facing Unexpected Hurdles in Michigan

Hershey’s Packer Is Fined Over Its Safety Violations

Bloomberg Defends Police’s Monitoring of Muslim Students on Web

Stop-and-Frisk Opponents Set Sights on Mayoral Race

The Christian Science Monitor

High gas prices: How big a problem for Obama?

Is Obama 'dangerous' because he wants you to buy a Chevy Volt? Newt says yes.

How Supreme Court ruling on Texas could reduce affirmative action across US

Can silence before an arrest be used at trial? Supreme Court refuses case.

The Star Ledger

Highlights from Gov. Christie's proposed 2012-13 budget

In Elizabeth, Al Sharpton urges black voters to stop 'running scared'

Newark city website attacked by hacker group

Westfield cemetery where Whitney Houston is buried remains closed to public

The Detroit Free Press

GM chief gives $1M to help Habitat for Humanity project on Detroit's east side

Detroit shooting that killed baby may have stemmed from gang fight

City Council says Bing is silent about union pacts, financial rescue plan

Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum neck and neck in Michigan, new poll shows

Mitt Romney peppered with questions at Michigan plant

Detroit Black Chamber of Commerce launches membership drive

The Washington Post

The men behind the GOP’s millions

GOP primary race is about to get real

Romney’s zombie bogus jobless claim

Va. governor shifts stand on abortion measure

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DFCS: We failed to protect child

Hit-run victim remembered

The Chicago Tribune

Quinn to seek prison, human services closures

School closing foes, board set for showdown

Emanuel, Bill Daley to be Obama co-chairs

Malcolm X College to get new campus

The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD substitute kept teaching after 3 abuse allegations

Community colleges hit by $149-million shortfall

USA Today

New museum focuses on black history

25% of super PAC money coming from just 5 donors

Colleges deferring more students

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

George Anthony Moore, barrier-breaking reporter, TV producer: Black History Month

Cleveland mayor presents this year's budget, casts eye to next year

New poll shows majority of Ohio voters would repeal controversial elections law

Spotty enforcement of protection orders means domestic violence victims can't count on police, advocates say

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