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Today in Black America - July 30

POSTED: July 30, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Republicans Block Bill to Aid Small Business

Rangel Case Poses Test for Democrats as Elections Near

Obama Defends Education Program

In Colorado, Debate Over Program to Check Immigration History of the Arrested

Confusion on Where City Students Stand

Report Suggests Paterson Allowed Evidence to Be Leaked

Curbing your enthusiasm


Baltimore Sun

A close brush with violence


The Christian Science Monitor

House details 13 violations against Rep. Charles Rangel

Shirley Sherrod: Does she have a case against Andrew Breitbart?

Obama refuses to budge on Race to the Top education reforms

Breakthrough? Abbas gets Arab backing to enter Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.


Detroit Free Press

Visiting Obama deserves credit for saving GM, Chrysler

Voters denied say on DPS

Mayor must step up on schools where council failed

Judge rules it's OK for foundations to help pay Bobb

Kilpatrick answers questions in Greene slaying case

From NABJ: Shirley Sherrod speaks


Star Ledger

Essex jail inmates were hand-delivered drugs, cell phones in smuggling scheme

Newark residents will sound off against local liquor store at long-awaited meeting

Newark swimming pools to be kept open with help of Elizabeth firm's donation

Two N.J. Parole Board officers face suspension for allowing inmate to visit his victims

Former Bergen County Democratic chairman has corruption charges dismissed


Atlanta Journal Constitution

High cost of interpreters hits local courts

Final exams show teens struggle with new math curriculum

MARTA workers suspended for sleeping on the job


The Washington Post

SEC charges billionaire Texas brothers who donate to GOP with fraud

Democrat Rangel charged with 13 ethics violations

NY's Paterson: I regret leaving governor's race

Native American farmers and ranchers press USDA on bias complaints

Few in U.S. move for new jobs, fueling fear the economy might get stuck, too

House subcommittee approves bill promoting D.C. budget autonomy

District jobs program budget at issue

Harry C. Press Jr., 78, dies; led Howard University's radiology department


Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia worker charged with selling city records, pocketing cash

Nutter's spokesman expected to take Philadelphia Gas Works job

N.J., Pa. governors call for DRPA audit, changes


Chicago Tribune

Burge's pension intact until November

Thousands line up for chance at Ford jobs

Chicago film company to receive Newberry's Altgeld Award


Los Angeles Times

Bell property tax rate second-highest in L.A. County

Downey drops city attorney who also worked for Bell

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