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Actor and musician Benjamin Sherman "Scatman" Crothers was born on this date in 1910 in Terra Haute, Indiana.

Today in Black America - August 3

POSTED: August 03, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

For Congress, a New Vigilance in Policing Ethics Cases

99 Weeks Later, Jobless Have Only Desperation

Covering New Ground in Health System Shift

Virginia Suit Against Health Care Law Moves Forward

Gulf Spill Is the Largest of Its Kind, Scientists Say

Personalities Fuel a One-Party Race for Washington Mayor

Anger and Debate in Harlem Over What to Do With a Long-Vacant School

Baltimore Sun

Link between vitamins, kids' behavior explored

Hundreds attend vigil for slain church helper

Cafeteria worker sues city schools over suspension

The Christian Science Monitor

Ethics charges against Maxine Waters add to Democrats' woes

Obama touts withdrawal in Iraq war. Does he sound like Bush?

Birthplace of the drive-thru bans them to curb obesity

Star Ledger

N.J. Democrats to launch campaign to override Christie's veto of $7.5M family planning funds

N.J. firms that are hiring may get a tax break

N.J. lawmakers introduce bills to deter street gang activity

Newark anti-violence group holds 1-year anniversary march

The Washington Post

Excavation of sites such as Timbuctoo, N.J., is helping to rewrite African American history

Rep. Maxine Waters of California probably broke ethics rules, House panel finds

Senate moves slowly in confirming Obama's lower-court judicial nominees

Health-care law to save Medicare $8 billion through next year, report predicts

USAID looks to expand its media-building efforts in Afghanistan

District officials criticize Fenty's management of summer jobs program

Marion Barry reprimanded but cleared of violating D.C. law

Detroit Free Press

Feds OK study of 9.3-mile Woodward light rail line

Bobb: Outsourcing security for DPS saves millions

Council erases Detroiters' right to vote

Los Angeles Times

Affirmative action ban not unconstitutional, California Supreme Court rules

Stage set for Maxine Waters' ethics trial

Lawmakers got Lakers playoff tickets from stadium developer

Bell withholds public records

Spending mounts in state races

Philadelphia Inquirer

Criteria for Ackerman bonus released, evaluation withheld

Chicago Tribune

Weis puts city crime in perspective
Ground rules set for special Senate election

Youngsters get on the beat with music program

At stake: Teaching vs. teachers unions

Atlanta Journal Constitution

109 Atlanta educators suspected of test cheating

HOPE's dwindling finances worry lawmakers

Angie Stone teams up with ADA for "Victory over Diabetes"

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