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Today in Black America - March 19

POSTED: March 19, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

The top stories in the nation's press for March 19, 2012.

Santorum Takes On Urban America

Health Care Debate Returns With Intensity

Price of Gas Matters to Voters, but Doesn’t Seem to Sway Votes

The Caucus: Where Are the Republican Elder Statesmen?

Racial Lens Used to Cull Curriculum in Arizona

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama’s reelection campaign moves into high gear

Trayvon Martin 911 tapes: Who screamed for help before shot rang out?

Republicans may think 'blah' about Mitt Romney, but it's his numbers that count

The Star Ledger

Federal probe demanded after Newark man dies in police custody

Gov. Christie's budget projection is the most optimistic in nation

John Sharpe James to seek Newark council seat

Three, including son, declare for Payne's seat

Remembering the man whose roots grew from Newark

The Detroit Free Press

Governor to unions: Back off petition drive against right-to-work

Corporate disclosure measure postponed until 2014

Poll: U.S. Rep. John Conyers may be vulnerable incumbent

Governor's Council on Educator Effectiveness balks at deadline for teacher rating system

This week in Michigan history: GM's president says sorry to Ralph Nader for harassment

The Washington Post

Obama’s high-dollar donors go AWOL

House GOP’s Ryan to unveil budget

Obama’s evolution: Behind the failed ‘grand bargain’ on the national debt

GOP at war with itself

Conservative talk radio’s conundrum

Money-order donations raise questions

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hundreds rally against bill on unions

Does Obama see cash, votes in Ga.?

Georgia last in public corruption laws

Council seeks to oversee officers

The Chicago Tribune

Occupy protesters set sights on Chicago

For young killers, 'a chance to have a chance'

Santorum, Romney fight for conservative voters in Illinois

Court clerk faces challenger backed by independent Democrats

Long road from Nigeria to Supreme Court

The Los Angeles Times

Healthcare law poses a question for top court: How far can Congress go?

Job market for college graduates appears to be recovering

California candidates set to battle in new political landscape

USA Today

Our view: Drug testing welfare applicants nets little

Shooter in racially charged death called eager

Family: Man didn't kill black teen in self-defense

Obamacare at Supreme Court: No TV, but same-day audio

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

GOP Party chief DeWine will not seek re-election in 2013, detractors want him out sooner

Scholarship money should go to help unemployed, County Councilman Julian Rogers says

University of Akron to steer some prospective freshmen to community colleges

Cleveland community activist, city employee James Box accused of sexual misconduct

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