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Today in Black America - February 28

POSTED: February 28, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Michigan a Testing Ground for Doubt on Romney

Examining Michigan's Delegate Math

Kerrey Tells Democrats He Will Run for Senate

TransCanada Renewing Request to Build Keystone Pipeline

Democrats See Benefits in Battle on Contraception Access

Kelly Defends Surveillance of Muslims

The Christian Science Monitor

Billy Crystal in blackface: Are the Academy Awards out of touch on race?

Chardon High School shooting: what we've learned since Columbine

Elections may go to runoff in Senegal, West Africa's stablest democracy (+video)

Helping New Orleans make a comeback is her personal passion

The Star Ledger

Billionaire Buffett snaps back at Christie after governor tells him to 'shut up'

New poll shows Menendez with big lead over Kyrillos in U.S. Senate race

Former NJCU vice president and first black man to run for Jersey City mayor, Julian K. Robinson, dead at 82

Bill offers N.J. towns a choice: Share services or lose equivalent state aid

N.J. inmates make more than a million license plates each year

The Detroit Free Press

Rising storm of violence hits hard at Detroit's kids

Hundreds mourn slain Detroit baby; Detroit police chief promises action

Michigan primary today; it's a make-or-break day for Romney, Santorum

Bernard Kilpatrick: No deal; I won't turn on my son

Kilpatrick: 'Never stolen' anything in his life, says Detroit's spirit 'damaged' by his affair

The Washington Post

Santorum takes heat for ‘snob’ comment

Santorum: The wrong man

Robinson: Rick Santorum, extremist

Romney refocuses on his core message

The fight for the Senate majority headed for deadlock on Capitol Hill

Black women heavier, happier with bodies than white women, poll finds

Labor unions rally in Annapolis

DeEvening Links: What’s in a name

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sweeping criminal justice changes proposed

Group cites immigration law in moving conference from Atlanta

Lawyer: Victim didn't know attackers

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago Housing Authority launches website to collect ideas on transformation plan

Quinn budget plan would cut off funding for 2 retired teachers programs

Quinn budget shortchanges schools, Democratic lawmaker says

Burr Oak monument, student essay contest aim to honor cemetery's ties to fame, history

The Los Angeles Times

California gas prices jump 26 cents in a week

Brown's appointment of Carter to CSU board fails to win Senate confirmation

California lawmaker wants to reduce charges for drug possession

Latest analysis of California budget paints mixed picture

Johnny Otis' life celebrated by admirers in music, politics

USA Today

GOP governors concerned about long nomination

Mich. a tough sell for Romney

Bills seek access to kids' texts

GAO report: Billions spent on duplicate federal programs

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Chardon High School emergency plan prepared community for shooting tragedy

Chardon student Danny Parmertor killed in shooting liked snowboarding and wanted to work with computers

Boddie Recording Co. brought attention to Cleveland talent: Black History Month

Bipartisan group of lawmakers offers plan to reform map-drawing process for legislative redistricting

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