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Today in Black America - April 3

POSTED: April 03, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

President Confident Health Law Will Stand

The ABC’s of the Health Care Law and Its Future

Supreme Court Ruling Allows Strip-Searches for Any Arrest

Agency Administrator Fires Deputies, Then Resigns, Amid Spending Inquiry

Gunman Kills 7 in a Rampage at a Northern California University

New Estimate Raises Civil War Death Toll

Longevity Up in U.S., but Education Creates Disparity, Study Says

Manhattan State Senator Says He’ll Challenge Rangel

The Christian Science Monitor

Groundhog Day in court? California ban on affirmative action is upheld. Again.

1940 Census data: what you need to know to look up relatives

Would overturning health-care reform be 'judicial activism'?

The Star Ledger

N.J. Democratic boss Norcross agrees to buy Philadelphia newspapers

Poll: Rutgers-Rowan merger opposed by 59 percent of voters

N.J. election season kicks off; contentious race for some Senate, House seats

Newark cops arrest nine people, confiscate six guns, during police operations last week

State to take unused affordable housing money from towns in July, official says

Insurance broker admits funneling millions in bribes to Toms River school official

The Miami Herald

Denials, details continue to bubble up in Sanford shooting case

Ethics students examine Trayvon Martin case

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit financial crisis: Bing, City Council close to deal but pitfalls loom

County health report: Wayne lands at bottom, Washnetaw near top

Hundreds protest 'theft' of Mumford High School by statewide district

Joint funeral for best friends held in Detroit

Judge, U-M regents act to support efforts to organize grad students

Pastor: Flint police didn't respond to rape report

The Washington Post

Is it November yet? With Romney camp’s shift in tone, it may as well be.

Obama warns that ‘unelected’ justices shouldn’t overturn will of Congress

‘Obamacare’ and the premium myth

Trayvon Martin’s family seeks federal probe

Shadow-rep candidate fights for attention

Shooting outside D.C. polling place

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

8th-graders' writing scores dip

Covington may ban saggy pants

Atlanta community leaders to discuss redistricting

College Prep Series to help metro Atlanta students with exam preparation

The Chicago Tribune

Homeowner who shot robber has charges dropped

Five months after slaying, community celebrates teen's life

Preckwinkle aims for healthier county workers

Man pardoned in 1952 rape seeks compensation for legal fees

From Lawndale to Rome, Bangladesh and beyond

The Los Angeles Times

Gunman kills 7 at small Christian college in Oakland

Mayor defends L.A. anti-gang program

Ban on racial preferences in state university admissions upheld

'Are you gay?' California may ask college students

USA Today

Health statistics help shape local policiesicons

Consumers are placing more importance on paying on their auto loan before paying on their mortgage, according to a new study.

Black women have trouble clearing cervical cancer

Search on for Sanford interim chief

National Archives swamped by traffic for 1940 Census data

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

University of Akron hosts Black Male Summit: Higher Education

Hundreds receive job offers after Cleveland Clinic nursing fair

Cleveland NAACP's George Forbes joins Ohio's Freedom to Marry campaign (poll)

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