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Today in Black America - August 13

POSTED: August 13, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Spending Posts Now a Liability for Lawmakers

Waiting in the Wings to Be Chief G.O.P. Dealmaker

Cleared, and Pondering the Value of 27 Years

Eat an Apple (Doctor’s Orders)

Prosecutor Is Changed in the Trial of a Senator

Aide to Paterson Is Charged With Assault

Mayor’s Stance on Muslim Center Has Deep Roots

After Layoffs, Yonkers Trims Curriculum


Baltimore Sun

NAACP to keep national headquarters in Baltimore, officials say

City's top prosecutor and challenger debate the issues

Sparrows Point for sale, plans to idle operations

State Farm Processing Glitch Double Bills 4,300 Marylanders

City College principal, under fire, meets with Alonso


The Christian Science Monitor

Why GOP's predicted gains in midterm elections might be short-lived

Governors' races 101: What's at stake outside Washington in 2010 election

Obama as border cop: He's deported record numbers of illegal immigrants

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks look less likely as settlers fret over freeze
 
Repercussions of an Israeli attack on Iran


Detroit Free Press

Kwame Kilpatrick's father skips deposition in Greene case

Judge urged to reject Monica Conyers' request to remain free

Former DPS board president pleads not guilty


The Washington Post

Obama's housing reform panel angers affordable-housing advocates

Pentagon push to phase out top brass causing much consternation

Couples who share religious practices tend to be happier than those who don't, study says

Mayor Fenty's use of shrinking budget reserves is at issue in the District

Virginia schools fall short of new benchmarks, but scores rise slightly


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Xpress commuter buses going broke earlier than expected

Jobs picture dims as unemployment claims rise


Star Ledger

N.J. teachers salaries to see average hike of about two percent in upcoming school year

Proposed merger of Cherry Hill, borough may spark movement to reduce N.J. municipalities

East Brunswick Board of Education sues to keep charter school from opening

Ex-Perth Amboy official will be released from jail to receive medical attention


Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Housing Authority chief Carl Greene facing foreclosure

Lower Merion School District questions motives and fees in opposing motion

Camden County trash authority faces financial, environmental heat

PHA begins construction on redesigned Paschall Village

Group forms to promote Philadelphia charter schools


Chicago Tribune

More waiting in Blagojevich case

CPS teachers reject concessions

Grading curves away from homework

Dr. Laura Schlessinger apologizes for repeated use of N-word with caller to her radio show


Los Angeles Times

Proposition 8 backers unhappy with federal judge's ruling

UC Berkeley adjusts freshman orientation's gene-testing program

Target stores negotiate with gay-lesbian group over political spending


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