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Today in Black America - July 5

POSTED: July 05, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Republican Senators Denounce Steele’s Remarks

Teachers’ Union Shuns Obama Aides at Convention

Loan Giants Opt to Block Energy Programs

Houston’s Clergy Unites to Urge Support for Immigration Reform

BP Wants Partners to Help Shoulder Spill Cost

A Jobs Program That Works

Punishing the Jobless


Baltimore Sun

Survey reflects Gilmor Elementary's struggles with bullying, achievement

Jessamy draws challenger to re-election

Should Maryland open juvenile records?

Crime declines in Baltimore Co. for the first quarter of 2010


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Source: Evans, UGA reach settlement; resignation to be announced Monday

Atlanta mayor's transportation priorities include Buckhead, Beltline and streetcar

State tea party groups challenge each other


Star Ledger

N.J. unemployment insurance fund lost $25M in fraudulent claims in last 2 years

N.J. Gov. Christie and Senate Democrats agree on tax cap compromise

Former Seton Hall president will spend year traveling, learning about Islam

School, municipal representatives criticize property tax cap deal reached in Trenton


Philadelphia Inquirer

Phila. using stimulus funds to fight obesity, smoking

New Media charter school satisfies SRC conditions for operating charter


Detroit Free Press

Summer meal program called crucial; Michigan kids missing out

Could Detroit violence be curbed by state, feds effort?

Criticized Detroit police gang squad to be scaled down

Detroit graduate chooses to excel


The Washington Post

Democrats hope Obama 2008 model will help stem midterm losses

Petraeus takes command in Afghanistan, pledging victory

Tea party gatherings on the Fourth mix the educational and the patriotic

Several conservatives call for resignation of RNC Chairman Michael Steele

Firm to deploy 15,0000 electric-car chargers in 13 cities, including District

The empire of Sheila Johnson


The Christian Science Monitor

Locked out: The 12 million people without a country, and their need to become a citizen

Still homeless from Haiti earthquake, thousands fight forced evictions

Troubling reason for drop in unemployment rate: People exiting work force

BART case: As Oakland awaits Mehserle verdict, a push for peace


Chicago Tribune

Once nearly broken, Haitian earthquake survivor ready to give back

Black gay pride festival held on South Side

With fewer officers, police tackle the summer crime season


Los Angeles Times

Brown's frugal campaign may be too little, too late

Appeals court affirms Schwarzenegger's bid to cut state workers' pay

Is outsourcing community college education serving students?

Black freshmen numbers up at UC San Diego despite 'Compton Cookout' controversy


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