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Today in Black America - July 9

POSTED: July 09, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Court Rejects Moratorium on Drilling in the Gulf

On the Stump, Obama Offers Reassurance on Economy

Colleges Spend More on Recreation Than Class
Judge Topples U.S. Rejection of Gay Unions

Monitor Again Rejects Westchester Housing Plan

The Christian Science Monitor

Can Obama, Biden give a boost to Democratic candidates?

Blagojevich trial: How damaging to Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?

Why is Cuba releasing 52 political prisoners?

Somaliland elections: Why the world ignores Horn of Africa's oasis of stability

Palestinians brace for US pressure after Netanyahu's White House visit

How to boost confidence in the American economy

Baltimore Sun

Baltimore officials to review 18 months of rape data

Wells Fargo to reassign, lay off workers from closing Md. offices

Alonso, national school officials debate teacher quality

Student resources once on the chopping block to be fully funded, school officials say

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reed opts to make interim police chief's job permanent

Atlanta students struggle with math, reading

Rep. Hank Johnson: Health is better, ready to get back to D.C.

State's universities provide $12.7B economic impact

Detroit Free Press

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick faces tough race in 13th District

Insurance rates can be tied to credit scores, court rules

Charles Pugh: Let city, not mayor run schools

Fight for assets of ex-mayor Kwame Kilpatrick heats up

6 DPS high schools to offer extended hours for after school activities

San Francisco Chronicle

Mehserle convicted of involuntary manslaughter

Attorney says family upset with verdict

After dark, mobs form, smash windows, loot

Brown dismisses Whitman's rise with Hispanics

Star Ledger

Christie administration recommends massive privatization of N.J. services

Two N.J. senators must be physically separated during heated school funding debate

N.J. Assembly to vote on 2 percent property tax cap next week

Newark man convicted in triple schoolyard killings is sentenced to 245 years in prison

The Washington Post

Obama road-tests midterm message with speeches in Missouri, Nevada

Republican-leaning groups set to outspend Democrats in midterms

Labor Department jolts Postal Service over electrical work-safety violations

D.C. youth justice agency's school improvements deemed 'remarkable'

Mayoral challenger Gray calls on Fenty to fire attorney general

Council member Catania urges harder line on truancy at D.C. schools

Philadelphia Inquirer

Feds seek longer Fumo sentence

Ackerman, Nutter fault media reports on school progress

Los Angeles Times

Jobs outlook for small businesses may be getting bleaker

Jerry Brown steps up Latino outreach as poll shows Whitman picking up support

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