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Today in Black America - April 4

POSTED: April 04, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Romney Adds 3 Victories and Clashes With Obama

In Wisconsin Exit Polls, Hints at the Leanings of November Voters

Obama, in Talk, Calls House G.O.P. Budget the Work of Rightist Radicals

Agency Trip to Las Vegas Is the Talk of Washington

Detroit, Staggering With Debt, Now Struggles With a Rescue Plan

Mayor Defends Withholding Report on 911 System

The Christian Science Monitor

George Zimmerman head wound gives little clarity to Trayvon Martin case

Obama defends his health-care law. Could this become a campaign theme?

Slamming 'social Darwinism,' Obama reignites debt clash with GOP

The Star Ledger

Senate panel approves bill allowing internet gambling in N.J.

Newark gets short end in Prudential Center revenue share ruling

State Senate offers pared-down version of Gov. Christie's plan to expand drug courts

Rutgers president calls Rowan report on merger 'truly offensive and enraging'

Reputed gang member on trial for second time in murder of Jersey City father of 4

The Miami Herald

Sanford’s image takes a blow against backdrop of shooting

Trayvon’s death was murder, Congressman Frederica Wilson says

Task force launched to review Stand Your Ground law after Trayvon Martin shooting

The Detroit Free Press

State plans to aid Michigan's public universities tied to tuition, performance

Detroit among 6 U.S. cities recognized for progress in preventing youth violence

Governor Rick Snyder's latest proposal: Text of the consent agreement

Detroit City Council holds off voting on financial consent agreement as Thursday deadline looms

The Washington Post

Arizona sheriff rejects court monitor; Justice Department threatens to sue

For Rick Santorum, it’s all riding on the Pennsylvania primary

Mitt Romney sweeps trio of GOP primaries

DCPS may lease empty schools to charters

You need to take civic action as well as have faith

Catlett, leading black female artist, dies at 92

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

MLK III hopes to change focus of April 4

Family pleads for security guard's arrest

The Chicago Tribune

Willie L. May, 1936-2012

'Never think a person in prison is lost,' Juan Rivera tells law students

Chicago Teachers Union says polls show support for a strike

Parents supporting 6 1/2 hour day meet with Jean-Claude Brizard

The Los Angeles Times

Students pepper-sprayed at Santa Monica

Republicans, many whites say 'enough' to Trayvon coverage

Plan for supervision of released prisoners off to a rough start

USA Today

Interim police chief search in high gear in Sanford, Fla.

Medical societies urges questioning treatments

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Teachers Union and Mayor Frank Jackson make progress on schools plan compromise, but still no agreement on 'fresh start'

Young Audiences' arts-based, job-training program popular with Cleveland-area teens

Ohio Supreme Court strikes down lifetime registration requirements for juvenile sex offenders

Rep. Marcia Fudge visits Bahrain on 'cultural affairs trip'

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