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Today in Black America - August 2

POSTED: August 02, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

To Help Democrats in the Fall, Obama May Stay Away

In Personal Ethics Battles, a Partywide Threat

Fox News Lands Front-Row Seat at White House

First Lady Urges Congress to Act on School Meals

When 81% Passing Suddenly Becomes 18%

For a College President, the Criticisms Pile Up

A Sin and a Shame

Defining Prosperity Down


Baltimore Sun

Coppin State has plans for improving graduation rate

Capacity of planned juvenile jail in Baltimore eyed

Fines, small tax bill send Baltimore home to tax sale

Ehrlich, O'Malley used similar budget tools


The Christian Science Monitor

Rangel, Waters, and the perils of Democrats 'draining the swamp'

Key Florida campaign-finance provision blocked by federal court


Star Ledger

N.J. corrections chief pushes for cell phone jamming technology in prisons

N.J. Assembly panel to hear testimony on next year's potential $10.5B budget shortfall

Superintendent salary cap has bigger impact in northern, central N.J. districts

Newark Mayor Cory Booker meets public resistance over municipal utilities authority


Detroit Free Press

Records could discredit witness in Manoogian party case

Petition to recall Bing approved

Mathis to go to trial on claims of fondling

Ex-police monitor's employer wants Detroit to pay up

Hundreds launch Detroit school makeover in NBC reality show

'School Pride' volunteers help Detroit CMA get ready to shine

Racial tension remains whether we talk about it or not


Los Angeles Times

Arizona was once tolerant of illegal immigrants. What happened?

Social will can add years to our lives

Why no campus protest over Berkeley-BP connection?

UC San Diego police investigate noose in stairwell


The Washington Post

Monday Fix: Does an advantage in money give Democrats the edge in November?

Ethics probes of Rangel, Waters cause tension on Capitol Hill

Beer group opens the tap on the Hill

Justice Department aims to help overhaul New Orleans police force

Interviews are regaining a foothold in college admissions process

Some concern over scope of cutting-edge changes in the District voting process

First large-scale free clinic in D.C. to be held Aug. 4


Atlanta Journal Constitution

In Atlanta visit, Obama to address vets, Democrats, but won't escape economy questions

Youth's passion for learning beats the odds


Philadelphia Inquirer

Pa. working to outlaw teen 'sexting'

Depression-era scrawl an ode to Christ Church mission

Study finds clues to kidney disease in African Americans


Chicago Tribune

Blagojevich lawyer Sam Adam Jr. sweats the verdict

Path out of the fields

From practicing law to changing it

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