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Today in Black America - July 23

POSTED: July 23, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House Panel Will Try Rangel in Ethics Cases

Persistent Issue of Race Is in the Spotlight, Again

Federal Report Faults Banks on Huge Bonuses

More of the Rich Run as Populist Outsiders

Once a Leader, U.S. Lags in Attaining College Degrees

U.S. Releases Rules on For-Profit Colleges

Accuser of Paterson Aide Plans to Pursue Her Case

Church Rejects Sale of Building for a Mosque


Baltimore Sun

Baltimore police plan to hire 450 new cops

Bill requiring $10.59 'living wage' dies in City Council committee


The Christian Science Monitor

Charles Rangel charged with ethics violations: How bad for Democrats?

Shirley Sherrod debacle: why Obama stumbles on race

Timothy Geithner: Obama will look at changing tax code next year


Detroit Free Press

Nod from Bing a boost for Dillon in governor's race

Was cop punished for gossip on Warren Evans? Tensions stirred

Detroit black gay pride festival celebrates its 15th anniversary

Taxpayers stuck with DPS bill

Shirley Sherrod, Fox, NAACP, USDA and Obama


Star Ledger

Economists predict N.J. may be among last to recover from recession

Gaming analysts say Atlantic City needs to be refocused, marketed as oceanfront vacation resort

Eyewitness says at least a dozen people were present during Summit fatal beating

More than 300 rally at site where 5-year-old Jersey City girl was shot in neck

ACLU requests Attorney General investigate fatal shooting of Atlanta CEO

N.J.'s largest state worker union warns lawmakers of cost for working with Gov. Christie

Newark council slams Mayor Booker for 'savage' proposed budget cuts

Irvington neighborhood has hope for revival


Philadelphia Inquirer

Court overturns Pa. gag rule on discussing ethics filings

Michael O'Neill launches nonprofit to raise money for successful Phila. schools

Annette John-Hall: Sherrod debacle was another missed chance to learn


The Washington Post

Hearing on Arizona immigration law begins

Rep. Charles Rangel broke ethics rules, House panel finds

APNewsBreak: Records show Greene's military flops

RNC failed to report $3 million in debt; Steele aide accused of obstruction

Report: Coleman considering bid for Republican National Committee chairmanship

A place for race on Obama's agenda

William and Mary may be home to oldest standing schoolhouse for black children


Chicago Tribune

Alleged torture victim sues Daley, Burge

A 3rd Wal-Mart could see quick approval


Los Angeles Times

3 Bell leaders to quit in pay scandal

Brown details plan for California state worker pension reforms

L.A. Unified superintendent says he'll depart next spring


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Foster care abuse and neglect up in Fulton and DeKalb

Mayor reassures gay community on security

Sherrod glad to be home, will meet with Spooners soon

Boy, 17, dead in Clayton County shooting







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