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Today in Black America - March 20

POSTED: March 20, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Raised $45 Million for Re-election in February

On Primary’s Eve, Romney Cuts to General Election

Publicity Push as Health Law’s Court Date Nears

At Heart of Health Law Clash, a 1942 Case of a Farmer’s Wheat

Campaign Stops: The New Suburban Poverty

Panel Says Schools’ Failings Could Threaten Economy and National Security

New Congressional Lines Imposed by Federal Court

The Christian Science Monitor

Why Illinois primary could finally give Mitt Romney momentum

US high school graduation rate inches past 75 percent

Drug testing: Florida aims to be first to test public workers

The Star Ledger

Rutgers-Camden, Rowan merger takes spotlight during legislative hearing in Glassboro

Police release use of force records in shooting of escaped Garfield teen

Newark school marked for closure will remain open

After homicides spike, hundreds turn out to support ending gang violence in Roselle

N.J. teacher calls on Gov. Christie, NJEA to 'find a way to work together,' also says Christie scares her

The Detroit Free Press

Bing's financial counterproposal would give city more power

DPS lags in spending federal grant because of rules, report says

Michigan residents don't want more casinos built in the state, poll finds

The Washington Post

Federal agencies to open investigation into black teen’s death in Florida

House GOP wants changes to tax code

Eastern Shore land battle comes to Capitol Hill

Democrats: The more people learn, the more they love health-care reform

Former D.C. tax examiner gets 30 months in prison for fraud

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. bill would tax Internet sales

Colleges work to improve graduation rates

Judge dismisses suit seeking to dissolve young cities

Police misconduct lawsuits settled

The Chicago Tribune

Illinois 3rd worst in U.S. for delinquency, foreclosure

Schools CEO, mayor want food chief fired

Deborah Eberhart Elliott, 1951-2012

The Los Angeles Times

Cal State to freeze enrollment next spring

USC professor at the intersection of children and justice

Once-burgeoning Latino population growth rate dips in many U.S. cities

California government gets B-minus in corruptibility report

SOAR High School soars to victory in Black Knowledge Bowl

USA Today

Community colleges downsize programs

Health care debate ramps up ahead of Supreme Court arguments

Court to review juvenile injustice

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Teachers Union, Mayor court City Council on dueling plans to overhaul schools

Cleveland lakefront development plan to be considered tonight by City Council (poll)

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