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Today in Black America - March 13

POSTED: March 13, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

U.S. Officials Debate Faster Pullout in Afghanistan

Britain to Join Obama in Discouraging Iran Strike

Obama’s Rating Falls as Poll Reflects Shaky Landscape

A Rejection of Discrimination


Justice Dept. Blocks Texas on Photo ID for Voting


White House Outlines Plan to Help With Job Search

Albany Redrawing Political Map With Old Lines of Thought


The Christian Science Monitor


Southern primaries preview: Romney lead puts pressure on Gingrich, Santorum


Obama trails Romney in new poll. Are gas prices the key?

Afghanistan massacre: How rising tensions could cost Obama politically

Lessons from the Afghanistan shooting


The Star Ledger

Christie helps generate $600K for Kyrillos' bid to unseat Menendez

N.J., N.Y. lawmakers to hold joint hearing on Port Authority's 'lack of accountability'

Hundreds of mourners attend opening of 3-day farewell for late congressman Donald Payne

State school official announces $100M in repairs for crumbling schools


Gov. Christie: I have no regret about 'idiot' remark toward Navy SEAL


The Detroit Free Press

Gov. Snyder proposes Detroit consent deal today


Detroit needs action, not more plans, Snyder tells audience

DPS emergency manager Roy Roberts gets contracted extended

3 former metro Detroit public officials arraigned on corruption charges in separate cases


The Washington Post


On gas prices, voters blame Obama, but experts, economists disagree

Despite challenges in Afghanistan, U.S. determined to stick with exit strategy

At SXSW, Gore says he’s eager for ‘Occupy Democracy’ movement


Poll: Many in Miss., Ala. think Obama is Muslim


Complaint: Md. college made ‘hush payments’

Protesters seek Anne Arundel exec’s resignation


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Controversy over Daily World building

APS redistrict plan hits the road


Special-called meeting to address Fulton jail overcrowding

Atlanta Children's Shelter names new board chairman



The Chicago Tribune

Mayor's speed cameras would help ally

Putting homeless in foreclosures has legal risks

5 candidates vie for open seat in new 11th Congressional District



The Los Angeles Times


White House relaxes key rule in new healthcare law


Mortgage aid targets those most underwater

Student anger over education cuts puts heat on lawmakers

Villaraigosa declines to back any of three competing tax initiatives



USA Today


Property tax collections to start downward trend

Red meat linked to high premature death risk


Wickham: Kony video misses the big picture



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson unveils draft legislation to support schools plan

Highlights of draft legislation for Cleveland schools plan


Cleveland Connects audience hears how city is following Philadelphia in revival of downtown

We Are Ohio, labor-backed group that fought SB 5, will remain active in Ohio politics

Vice President Joe Biden expected to hold campaign rally Thursday at UAW hall in Toledo


Obama campaign targets Ohio women with election-year pitch on health care law



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