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Today in Black America - June 25

POSTED: June 25, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House and Senate in Deal on Financial System Reform

Democrats See Signs of Hope in Job Trends

Congress Fails to Pass an Extension of Jobless Aid

Imagining a Liberal Court

House Approves Legislation That Mandates the Disclosure of Political Spending

School Is Turned Around, but Cost Gives Pause

New Strategy Announced to Improve City Schools
Court Upholds Columbia Campus Expansion Plan

Baltimore Sun

City Council approves bottle tax

Leaders commit to broadcasting House and Senate hearings

Prince George's shakedown allegation investigated

The Christian Science Monitor

Gulf oil spill: Judge won't budge on deep-water drilling moratorium

Afghanistan war: Top three challenges facing General Petraeus

Sign a political petition? Supreme Court says the public can know.

For-profit colleges: Do they shortchange students?

Detroit Free Press

Kwame Kilpatrick bribery claims to fuel more charges?

Prosecutors: Tax charges get convictions

Kwame Kilpatrick gearing up for fight, lawyer says

Bing: Kilpatrick case makes Detroit a harder sell

Star Ledger

N.J. Democrats set stage for battle with Gov. Christie about family planning funds in budget

Gov. Christie issues veto limiting unemployment benefits, delaying business tax hike

N.J. State Police reaction to nuclear disaster emergency drill too slow, FEMA says

Eight N.J. high schools teach students personal finance, budgeting in pilot program

N.J. corruption convictions face review after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

The Washington Post

Obama says he is 'confident' in war leadership

Top defense officials say they 'fully support' Obama on removing McChrystal

Supreme Court decision casts doubt on former Enron CEO's conviction

Firms in gulf drilling are working to limit liability in spill

Rhee gets star turn in education film 'Waiting for Superman' at Silverdocs

D.C. social workers fired in maelstrom of Banita Jacks case should be reinstated

Philadelphia Inquirer

Pennsylvania Health Department reports on hospital infections

Chester's lightbulb moment in crime-fighting

Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams looking to auditor general race in 2012.

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Judge must decide whether Troy Davis proved innocence in cop killing

Protests planned for Atlanta budget approval

Reed gets HIV test to help shed stigma

Chicago Tribune

Plan to overhaul Cook County health system set for vote

City committee OKs Wal-Mart for Pullman Park

Daley floats new approach to get rid of patronage hiring

Los Angeles Times

Maywood council can't duck the blame or shame

Whitman reveals more details about confrontation with EBay worker

California welfare recipients withdrew $1.8 million at casino ATMs over eight months

L.A. County supervisor calls for federal oversight of probation agency

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