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Singer and Academy Award nominated actress Ethel Waters, a winner of the NY Drama Critics Award, was born in 1896 in Chester, PA.

Today in Black America - August 10

POSTED: August 10, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Ethics Panel Outlines Charges Against Waters

Obama Calls for U.S. to Lead in Graduation

With 2012 in Mind, Parties Focus on Governorships

Unusual Alliance Protests Execution

Inexperienced Companies Chase U.S. School Funds

City Buses to Get Ads Opposing Islam Center

Schools Given Grade on How Graduates Do

Via Listserv, Parents Clash in Harlem

The Horror Show

A Welfare Check and a Voting Card


Baltimore Sun

Most city pools close as temperatures rise

Baltimore to promote safe sleeping practices for babies

A first in Md.: Jury finds killer guilty of being gang member

Referendum would give city more spending latitude

City school system sues architecture firm for $6.2 million


Detroit Free Press

Kwame Kilpatrick faces deposition in stripper case

DPS: Cosby due back to help with enrollment

Detroit garden nurtures inmates near end of prison sentences

Report faults Detroit for sewers


The Christian Science Monitor

Unemployment extension 101: Why now is a good time for temp jobs

Maxine Waters maintains innocence as House outlines ethics violations

Freddie Mac reports loss, seeks another $1.8 billion in taxpayer bailout

Christina Romer: Who will replace her as Obama's economic adviser?


The Washington Post

Rep. Maxine Waters cites similar ethics claims against a peer, who was cleared

Pentagon to cut thousands of jobs, defense secretary says

Virginia stands to feel the most pain from defense cuts

WJLA-TV's Doug McKelway suspended after clash with station manager, sources say

For BP, a $3 billion start as end is in sight

Montgomery activist proposes term limits for county officials

Independent administrator to oversee D.C. compliance in disability lawsuit

D.C. job-training program aims to open doors -- and minds


Star Ledger

Christie administration may not apply for $268M U.S. education aid

Former N.J. union chief admits taking $10K in kickbacks

Survey shows more than 80 percent of N.J. public schools to see fewer teachers in September

Camden mayor fights to keep city libraries open

N.J. Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver recognized by Black Caucus Foundation


Philadelphia Inquirer

County takeover looks set to save Camden's libraries

School District cancels contract with company that ran alternative programs

Ballot challenges filed against Pennsylvania candidates


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta incomes sliced in 2009, report says

DeKalb teachers want board member to resign

Regents to discuss possible college budget cuts

A conservative explains the US Constitution to Fox News


Chicago Tribune

Stroger jobs program loses $2.7 million

CPS student hot line must now report potential violence
 
Most Chicagoans don't want police to hunt illegal immigrants, Tribune/WGN poll finds

Requiem for little Willy Brown


Los Angeles Times

Maywood leaders may try to fire Bell

Economists see flaws in Whitman's policy proposals

Whitman accuses Brown of Bell-style mismanagement

Summer science camp gives homeless children a chance to explore






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