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Today in Black America - July 27

POSTED: July 27, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Document Leak May Hurt Efforts to Build War Support

New Health Official Faces Hostility in Senate

Obama Assails Republicans on Campaign Finance

Lawmakers Seeking Cuts Look at Nonprofit Salaries

Long-Term Economic Pain

Raising Coffee in Ethiopia, With Help From Harlem


Baltimore Sun

MICA program to merge art, activism in East Baltimore

Maryland to save $829 million under national health care reform

Journalism or Breitbart: We must choose


The Christian Science Monitor

Hugo Chávez oil threats: Why Chávez won't cut off oil to the US

Al Shabab terror attacks dominate African Union summit

Israel signals new cooperation with UN over Gaza flotilla

Helping migrant workers prove who they are – and avoid exploitation


Detroit Free Press

Wild party at Manoogian was held, witness says in sworn statement

Kilpatrick's wife, father seek to avoid questions in suit over stripper's death

Education chief: Let voters decide mayor's role with DPS

Rep. Kilpatrick, rivals face off over records, funds

Michigan poverty levels up


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Target Corp. spending company money on candidates

Jury finds for Corey Airport Services in lawsuit against Harstfield-Jackson; city

Two neighboring schools offer vocational experience for different learners

Georgia's technical colleges set enrollment record


Chicago Tribune

Wired and tired

Chicago gun lawsuit plaintiffs apply for permits

Illinois lawmakers have 2nd thought about foreclosure bill

9 shot at South Side CTA turnaround


Star Ledger

President Obama to visit Edison to promote loan program, tax break bill for small businesses

N.J. ranks high in Kids Count survery for children's health, education

Gov. Christie, N.J. congressional delegation to address economic growth at Washington meeting

N.J. food pantries see increase in bare shelves and hungry families

Diverse community attends funeral for Summit man killed in 'mindless' crime

Nurse is charged with stealing from Summit beating victim

Hundreds of Newark residents attend Booker municipal authorities hearing


The Washington Post

Among House Democrats in Rust Belt, a sense of abandonment over energy bill

Pentagon can't account for how it spent $2.6 billion in Iraqi funds, audit finds

Urban League avoids turning up heat on race

Virginia NAACP head slams Webb for affirmative action column

Medical marijuana now legal

O'Malley lead over Ehrlich dwindles in new poll


Los Angeles Times

Former Bell police officer alleges serious voting irregularities in 2009 election

Bell council members cut salaries 90%; some will forgo pay

As top Bell officials earned massive salaries, city workers were laid off

What labor may like best about Brown: He's not Whitman

Cal Poly Pomona receives $42-million cash grant, largest in Cal State history





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