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Today in Black America - August 18

POSTED: August 18, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Muslim and Arab Republicans Take Issue With G.O.P. on Mosque

Sherrod Makes Peace With N.A.A.C.P.

News Corp. Gives Republicans $1 Million

Given Money for Rehiring, Schools Wait and See

Mortgage Role for U.S. Is Affirmed

Home Again at Last, but Hit by Another Blow

An Honor for Dr. King That Leaves Few Satisfied

Governor Seeking Talks on New Site for Muslim Center

Term-Limits Plan in New York City Is Criticized

Senate Leader’s Use of Aide Stirs Ethics Questions

Our Mosque Madness


Baltimore Sun

Suspects took turns raping 12-year-old girl at Woodlawn roller rink, police say

Nursing homes, patients win debt payments in Medicaid settlement

'The ugly just won't go away'

The city school system cannot take a step back, Alonso says

Md. gets 1st African-American woman appeals judge


Star Ledger

PSE&G awaits National Park Service approval for $750M N.J. power line upgrade

Walmart headed to trial on Attorney General's charges company overcharged, sold expired goods

N.J. arts council awards $15M to arts groups, $1.2M more than last year


The Christian Science Monitor

New York terror trial likely to revolve around confidential informant

Ground zero mosque flap: how Obama and Democrats can recover

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reform: Would it add $5 trillion to US debt?


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Memo outlined APS cheating response, strategy for Hall

Top-level aide to Atlanta mayor staying for another year


Detroit Free Press

Bing: City needs Detroiters' help

A look at Bing's plan

Town hall session focuses on reducing crime in Detroit

Ex-mayor's dad told to appear

Monica Conyers loses bid to delay doing prison time


The Washington Post

Some Republican figures urge candidates not to focus on Ground Zero mosque issue

Ex-USDA official Sherrod makes peace with NAACP

In Ohio, two races test Democrats' strategy for midterm elections

News Corp. defends $1 million donation to Republican Governors Association

Health centers to get $250 million in grants to build clinics, boost services

In D.C.'s Ward 6, Wells's progressive agenda assailed as out of touch

MLK memorial's stonework 11,000 miles closer to D.C.


Philadelphia Inquirer

With its director still missing, PHA board cancels meeting

Philadelphia Housing Authority head drops from sight amid money woes

Mourners celebrate lawyer and activist Charles W. Bowser


Chicago Tribune

Blagojevich convicted on 1 of 24 counts

Many Blagojevich jurors disappointed

Retrial could hurt Democrats' fall campaigns

Daley critical of ticket-writing e-mail


Los Angeles Times

City of Bell lent employees, elected officials nearly $900,000

Supervisors urge legislation to return tax funds to Bell property owners

Bell council discusses reforms as residents continue angry protests

California pension reform effort loses support











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