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Today in Black America - August 11

POSTED: August 11, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House Passes $26 Billion in State Aid

Seeking Prompt Hearing, Rangel Vows to Stay Put

S. Carolina Takes Stimulus Money

Study Looks at Tax Cut Lapse for Rich

Colorado Race Could Reassure Obama and Democrats

Obama’s Youthful Voters More Likely to Skip Midterms

In the Rearview Mirror, Oklahoma and Death Row

California Unions Take Pay Protest to Movies

Day Care Operators Are Accused of Bilking City Program for Working Poor

Baltimore Sun

Jessamy questions Bealefeld's integrity, calls for investigation

Towson, UMBC excel at graduating minorities, studies find

Sexual assault charges dropped against Morgan State students

Baltimore City Council president calls for pools to reopen

Developers of 2 downtown hotels file for bankruptcy

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta's neighborhood stabilization program on track

Georgia could get more than $550M from jobs bill

DeKalb board member apologizes for threatening reporter

Marietta neighborhood turns around with help of grant money

The Christian Science Monitor

Rep. Charles Rangel vows to fight ethics trial: 'I'm not going away'

House approves jobs bill: Do states deserve $26 billion more stimulus?

Georgia governor primary: Has Sarah Palin left GOP in disarray?

Robert Gibbs mocks the 'professional left': Is it war?

Star Ledger

Gov. Christie to apply for $268M in federal education aid bill signed by Pres. Obama

Camden mayor proposes $138M budget in effort to cut spending by 24 percent

Five lenders take control of troubled Meadowlands Xanadu project

N.J. issues request for a financial plan for $1B unused bonds

NJEA endorses 8 Democrats in congressional, state elections

N.Y.-N.J. mass transit tunnel may receive $3B in federal funds

Newark Public Library to hold U.S. Census 'America by the Numbers' exhibit

The Washington Post

Democrats call on Michelle Obama to hit the campaign trail

Rangel's rambling floor speech has House Dems wishing they didn't recognize him

Former White House social secretary Desirée Rogers named Johnson Publishing CEO

Union plans to air radio ad to bolster image of federal workers

Mayoral race gets personal at Ward 8 forum

Judge's warning in World Bank arrest inquiry called 'prejudicial'

As bad as the Metro melee was, it could've been much worse

Detroit Free Press

Jesse Jackson joins NAACP leaders in Detroit today

The Mower Gang cleans up Detroit

Osborn High spared from DPS school closings

Philadelphia Inquirer

New Camden budget hikes taxes, makes layoffs likely

Penn students, Amtrak offer contrasting plans for Northeast Corridor rail service

Obama becomes a carnival-game target - again

Boy, 14, shot, killed in N. Phila.

Chicago Tribune

Desiree Rogers to lead Johnson Publishing

Another blow to low-cost housing

Has Edna's restaurant really served its last biscuit?

Los Angeles Times

Executives at health insurance giants cash in as firms plan fee hikes

L.A. County fights old law barring judges as public defenders

National Cholesterol Education Program might update treatment recommendations

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