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Today in Black America - July 28

POSTED: July 28, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

18 States and District of Columbia Are Finalists for Education Grants

In Study, 2 Economists Say Intervention Helped Avert a 2nd Depression

House Approves Money for Wars, but Rift Deepens

Delta’s Black Oystermen Seeking Cleanup Work and Clinging to Hope

Questions About Yale Cancer Patient’s Benefactor

New York to Pay $7 Million in Police Shooting Case

Most Ironbound Day Laborers Report Being Cheated

Rethinking Criminal Sentences


Baltimore Sun

Maryland is Race to the Top finalist

Interim DHR secretary to take position Monday


The Christian Science Monitor

As Race to the Top competition intensifies, so do education reforms

Cities' plea: We need $75 billion or we'll lay off 500,000
 
African Union summit: As leaders discuss Somalia, fighting rages there

Seychelles serves up African justice for Somali pirates

Wyclef Jean's uncle to run for president of Haiti

Is Wyclef Jean eligible to run for president of Haiti?


Star Ledger

Rowan, Rutgers study says N.J. is running out of open space, renews urban sprawl debate

N.J. foreclosure filings double, unresolved cases spike 163 percent in 2009

Former Newark worker admits stealing money

N.J. law firms that employ municipal court judges are banned from making political contributions

Newark council again defers vote on Mayor Booker's municipal utilities authority

Heated debate over Newark MUA continues at second public hearing


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Agreement reached in Atlanta, Fulton school spat

DeKalb approves foreclosure registry

City to inspect playground trees after branch falls on girl


The Washington Post

Aretha Franklin, Condi Rice show each other a little bit of R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Immigrant rights groups adjust focus to passage of AgJobs, Dream Act

With the conversation turning to race, Obama and Steele need to talk

Fairfax supervisors annoyed but agree to increase funds for needy students


Detroit Free Press

Vote on Detroit Public Schools to be discussed by City Council, again

Witness in Manoogian party case has rap sheet

Detroit Police assistant chief resigns

'Detroit 1-8-7' under fire by Kwame Kenyatta


Philadelphia Inquirer

Second suit over Lower Merion webcam snooping

Corbett dips a toe in old controversy

Smithsonian honors Philadelphia hat-maker

Pennsylvania, New Jersey, among Race to the Top finalists


Chicago Tribune

Chicago public high school test scores post increase

Cook County, towns appeal for federal aid

Webb's affirmative action confusion

Burris for Senate?


Los Angeles Times

No end in sight for Sacramento budget stalemate

Islamic group denounces planned Temecula mosque protest

California clears hurdle for federal funding

L.A. union members, activists to caravan to Arizona to protest immigration law


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