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Today in Black America - August 12

POSTED: August 12, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Despite Scandal, Rangel Draws a Crowd

Concern Over Centrists as G.O.P. Leans Right

Debts Rise, and Go Unpaid, as Bust Erodes Home Equity

U.S. Plans More Aid for Jobless Homeowners

City Moves to Reopen a Brooklyn Jail Shuttered in 2003, but Drops Plans to Expand It

Faltering Harlem Housing Deal Won City Cash

Listen to Congressman Rangel

President Kagame’s Win in Rwanda


Baltimore Sun

Some schools want lunches healthier than national standards

City College worker charged with abuse had political aspirations

Five city pools reopen, much to kids' relief

Smile, you're on Frank Conaway's camera

Federal monitoring of long-troubled city youth lockup to end


Detroit Free Press

FBI investigating police raid death

Cosby: Bobb should stay with Detroit Public Schools

Texts, sex and trouble within Detroit Police Department


The Christian Science Monitor

School bullying summit's big hope: an anti-bullying tipping point

14th Amendment: Is birthright citizenship really in the Constitution?

Kigali grenade attack follow Kagame's Rwanda election win

Trade deficit rises faster than expected: How worrying is that?


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Economic free fall leaves Georgians trying to stay on their feet

Atlanta air dirtier than last year

Eric Berry's new fame gives Duncan Park new life

Home values fall, but property taxes may not


Star Ledger

Newark sanitation workers demand Mayor Booker reconsider privatizing jobs

Race is at forefront at public hearing on Jersey City Superintendent Epps' contract

Obama administration to send $112M to N.J. for mortgage assistance

Caricature of President Obama at Seaside Heights boardwalk game will be removed

Irvington council introduces $96M budget very early


The Washington Post

GOP plan to extend tax cuts for rich adds $36 billion to deficit, panel finds

Top Dems rally around Rep. Rangel at NY fundraiser

Reid questions Hispanic support for Republicans

Cohee at OneUnited, bank in Maxine Waters case, has checkered record

Support for broadband loses speed as nationwide growth slows

Fenty plans to go negative in ads against Gray in D.C. mayor's race

Dream Act could save immigrant students from deportation


Chicago Tribune

Blagojevich jury split, turns to judge

Relative charged in accidental slaying of 5-year-old twin

Some suburban districts rehire many laid-off teachers


Philadelphia Inquirer

Rendell proposes wide-ranging cuts to fill $280 million budget gap

Phila. workers rush to get DROP pension while they can

Onorato supports school vouchers for low-income families

Charles W. Bowser, towering political figure in Philadelphia, dies


Los Angeles Times

Bank at center of Rep. Waters inquiry has checkered past

Proposed California law would sanction cities that pay excessive salaries


 

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