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Today in Black America - March 11

POSTED: March 11, 2014, 9:30 am

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Today in Black History: Civil rights leader Rev. Ralph David Abernathy,colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was born in 1926 in Linden, Alabama.

The New York Times

Even Before Fort Lee Lane Closings, Port Authority Was a Christie Tool


Young Republicans Find Fault With Elders on List of Social Issues

Editorial: The Democrats Stand Up to the Kochs

A Dot on the Map, After Scandal, Could Be Wiped Off


Washington Businessman Pleads Guilty Over Illegal Contributions


New York State Reports Steep Rise in Housing Costs



The Christian Science Monitor

Why Florida's special election really does matter

Mt. Gox files bankruptcy in US and faces more hacks (+video)


Desperate dictator: China refuses Robert Mugabe's request for Zimbabwe bailout


The Star Ledger


Bergen County to hold presentation on Obamacare

Bridge scandal: Key players in today's hearing


An elected attorney general? Lawmaker wants to let voters choose, not Christie

Chris Christie's approval rating flips in new poll


The Detroit Free Press


U.S. House committee to probe how GM, NHTSA responded to ignition defects

Brewster-Douglass projects' last 4 towers go under wrecking ball; development planned


Macomb County officials ready to take another look at building new jail


Black Twitter grows into online force


Philly.com

New luxury high-rise planned for historic area

Can Philly's rail infrastructure get back on track?


New money for 2 troubled Philly schools


Outcry over Penn plan to cut libraries

Temple president to review prof's firing


New Pa. tests for food stamps possible


The Chicago Tribune


Retired Chicago police sergeant shot in home invasion

Mayor Emanuel to use 'strike team' crews to fix potholes


Rep. Schneider plans new push for jobless benefit extension


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Northeast Ohio positioned well to thrive in medical fields, but there are challenges, Cleveland Connects panel says

Colorful ex-GOP campaign operative Roger Stone to assist Charlie Earl's campaign for governor


Renters could get more rights against foreclosure-related evictions

About 1,000 Cleveland third graders - 40% of them - required to go to summer reading school


The Los Angeles Times

High lead levels in soil near battery plant prompt health warnings

Bill to give ethics agency more audit power clears Legislature

Senate Democrats block motions to suspend Sens. Wright and Calderon



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Bernice King turns over Nobel Prize and Bible to court

‘Revenge porn’ bill close to passage in Georgia


USA Today


George Zimmerman has an armed life on the move


Fraternity ends pledging after hazing scandals


Could other fraternities ban pledging process?




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