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Today in Black America - March 19

POSTED: March 19, 2013, 6:00 am

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Today in Black History: The all Black Texas Western University team made history, winning the NCAA basketball championship over Kentucky in 1966.

The New York Times

Arizona’s Barrier to the Right to Vote

Justices Appear Divided on Arizona Voting Law


One Person One Vote (or Was That One Voter One Vote?)

Blunt Report Says G.O.P. Needs to Regroup for ’16

Small Infrastructure Gains Are Observed in Engineering Report

Bloomberg’s Plan Would Make Stores Conceal Cigarettes

State Leaders Reach Deal to Raise Minimum Wage

More Charges Against Brooklyn Legislator

A Focus on 3 Encounters in a Stop-and-Frisk Trial


The Christian Science Monitor


First-ever cyberattack on US election points to broad vulnerabilities

Sheriff vows not to enforce Colorado's tough new gun-control bills


Citizenship papers a must to register to vote? Supreme Court to decide.

Republican Party charts course for reinvention: Will it work?


The Star Ledger

Trenton mayor Tony Mack focuses on accomplishments, innovations during speech


3 women were paid to falsely claim they had sex with Menendez, Dominican police say

Adults not covered under state anti-bullying rules, Voorhees High School attorney says

Buono has raised more than $1 million, but Christie is still ahead in money race

Only two weeks remain for Sandy victims to register for FEMA aid



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta council clears stadium plan


The Detroit Free Press


Lawyer: Kwame Kilpatrick too broke to flee

Payments received on tax liens against Detroit emergency financial manager's house


Report on tuition rates for undocumented students to be presented to U-M regents

Prosecutors miss their day in court amid Ficano-Worthy budget brawl



The Washington Post

Teen’s mistake now ‘ultimate tragedy’

Report finds ‘many obstacles’ for black federal employees


Dominican police: 3 women paid to make false claims about Menendez


Republicans signal they will fight Obama’s nominee for labor secretary

Prince George’s Board of Education hopes to block school takeover plan

Muriel Bowser to launch D.C. mayoral campaign



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Steubenville rape case provides teachable moment for teens

Zack Reed stripped of Cleveland City Council committees after DUI arrest, will stay on council

Departing Congress members delivered year-end bonuses to staffers


The Chicago Tribune

Group slams state's miles of failing roads, bridges

Police: Baby Jonylah was on dad's lap when she was shot


IRS agent links Beavers' cashing of campaign checks to gambling

Ex-Country Club Hills police chief faces witness tampering charges



The Los Angeles Times


Two ex-CalPERS officials indicted on fraud charges


California's 9.8% unemployment rate highest in U.S.


USA Today


Police: UCF student had plotted a mass killing

Economy is beating expectations despite sequester


One in three elderly have dementia when they die






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