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Today in Black America - April 2

POSTED: April 02, 2013, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: "What's Goin' On!" - Legendary Motown soul music singer and songwriter Marvin Gaye was born in 1939 in Washington, D.C.

The New York Times

Legislators in Connecticut Agree on Broad New Gun Laws

Sprawling County in Texas Seeks Clues to Prosecutors’ Deaths

Smog Linked to 1.2 Million Deaths in China in 2010

Obama to Unveil Initiative to Map Human Brain

Editorial: One Industry’s Hold on the Senate

Lhota Turns Up Heat on Quinn for Supporting Police Monitor

Kelly Said Street Stops Targeted Minorities, Senator Testifies

Criticism of Cuomo Over Plight of Cities Raises Syracuse Mayor’s Profile


The Christian Science Monitor

Texas DA killed: Link to slaying of deputy two months ago?

Business, labor reach immigration deal on guest workers. Will it stand?

French in Mali face Islamist insurgency of unknown strength


The Star Ledger

Christie and Buono will face lesser-known candidates in Republican and Democratic primaries


Hundreds of candidates file to run for Senate, Assembly

Former Trenton public works director Eric Jackson says he is running for mayor


The Detroit Free Press

Salaries for Detroit Financial Advisory Board targeted


Meet Kevyn Orr, Detroit's new emergency financial manager

Protesters seek meeting with Detroit emergency manager, Mayor Dave Bing


Special education students thrive with new art program's opportunity


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

First defendants in APS cheating scandal surrender

Number 2 official absent in indictment


The Washington Post

Pro-gun forces find success by targeting key bills

Moms face armed men at gun control rally

Once far behind in region’s housing rebound, Pr. George’s is catching up

Robinson: Standardized tests flunk out

Kid President and White House team up for April Fool’s Day video

Don Young and the GOP's Archie Bunker problem

For African American families, a day of tradition at the National Zoo

Pr. George’s school board chair willing to make concessions to stop takeover

Petition urges Arlington to keep high standards for child care facilities


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Kasich signs transportation bill, says Opportunity Corridor among projects that could launch

Nearly 1 million Americans killed or wounded from guns from 2001 to 2010, CSU study finds

Activists push Kent State to invest in African studies program


Agency to teach parents of Cleveland school kids the Urban Farm Diet


The Chicago Tribune

Downtown mayhem overshadows drop in city's violence

Cook County gun tax takes effect



The Los Angeles Times


Kevin James backs Garcetti for L.A. mayor

Supreme Court rejects suit over voting districts


USA Today

Labor celebrates King's legacy


Ga. city passes measure requiring gun ownership



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