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Today in Black America - July 14

POSTED: July 14, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Says Budget Nominee Is Fit for ‘Hall of Fame’

Financial Reform Bill Limps Toward Vote

F.C.C. Indecency Policy Rejected on Appeal

Standards Issued for Electronic Health Records

Police Are Charged in Post-Katrina Shootings

In New Orleans, a Mayor With a Full Plate

Planned Sign of Tolerance Bringing Division Instead

New York Presses Banks on Foreclosures

The List of Usual Suspects

The Christian Science Monitor

Report sounds alarm bell over Americans' retirement plan

Vote on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan delayed one week

Uganda bombings: Somalis in Uganda's capital now fear reprisal attacks

Baltimore Sun

School board seeking to keep Alonso through 2014

O'Malley wants to waive test fees for students

Poll du jour: O'Malley, Ehrlich in statistical tie

Nicknames among gang members become more sinister

Atlanta Journal Constitution

With court approval, state continues to verify voters

For Atlanta mayor, picking staff is a process

Atlanta to help students at schools under scrutiny

The Washington Post

Pennsylvania, other states in tug of war before congressional redistricting

Obama asks voters in majority-black Tenn. district to reelect white congressman

As NAACP aims to stay in national debate, charge of tea party racism draws fire

Obama administration backs private twist to public housing

Federal Diary: Union fights case of 'Little Rock 3,' charging discrimination

White House unveils national HIV/AIDS strategy

Gray, Fenty campaign styles may speak volumes to D.C. voters

D.C. Mayor Fenty ruled immune to campaign worker's suit

Businesses owned by minorities, women boomed before recession, census says

Star Ledger

Gov. Christie says he's not responsible for Reform Jersey Now group that skirts pay-to-play rules

Newark students learn about daily life in Ghana via teleconference

Philadelphia Inquirer

3 Philadelphia officers accused of working with drug dealers

Corbett retreats from comments about jobless

Harlem-based antipoverty program to train Camden agencies

Man pleads guilty to setting Philadelphia International Records fire

Detroit Free Press

Kwame Kilpatrick defense to be covered with taxpayer dollars

Kwame Kilpatrick's deposition set in Tamara Greene's death

UAW's King: Campaign set to start with Detroit march

Is Detroit school board afraid?

Council shelves DPS control vote

Chicago Tribune

Watchdog: Stroger using county jobs to reward supporters, punish foes

Obama HIV/AIDS plan could revitalize local work, activists say

More black churches take on AIDS battle

NAACP strikes back at tea party

Los Angeles Times

Price tag for schools complex at former Ambassador Hotel site now tops $578 million

Is UC regent's vision for higher education clouded by his investments?

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