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Today in Black America - August 20

POSTED: August 20, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Census Survey Asks Too Much, G.O.P. Says

On Midterm Stump, Clinton Is Defender in Chief

Blagojevich Trial Ends Fitzgerald’s Successes

Young Lawyers Turn to Public Service

Islamic Center Exposes Mixed Feelings Locally

Imam Behind New York Project Starts Mideast Tour

Foreclosures Grind On


Baltimore Sun

Baltimore ramps up bridge-building efforts

Ehrlich rejects question from Democratic Party employee

Developer linked to ex-mayor leaves Md.

Former City College staffer pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges


The Christian Science Monitor

Ground zero and beyond: four mosque battles brew across US

Stimulus and tax cuts now, smaller economy later, CBO report says

Troops withdraw, but US work in Iraq war unfinished and fragile

Unemployment insurance claims hit 500,000 last week, the worst in 2010


Detroit Free Press

DPS rescinds hundreds of teacher layoffs

DPS may appeal order to reinstate security

City: Dismiss dancer lawsuit

Coming Sunday: City Council districts could change Detroit


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Perdue: Atlanta cheating probe was stonewalled

State senator, taxpayers group demand Atlanta school superintendent's resignation

Forsyth planning director fired for sexually explicit emails and mismanagement

Government jobs grow despite cuts


The Washington Post

What's in a name? Far more than Lower Manhattan mosque planners thought about.

'Ground Zero mosque': New Yorkers take dim view of rabble-rousing outsiders

Ex-Bush advisers urge Republicans to soften criticism of mosque near Ground Zero

MoveOn.org says MSNBC won't run its Target ad

Beck/Palin rally permit approved
 
D.C. mayoral race: With grit and diplomacy, Gray pushes through agenda

With budget surplus, Virginia lawmakers seek to restore retirement, sales tax policy

U-Va. to scrutinize Virginia Quarterly Review after editor's suicide


Star Ledger

Tropicana dealers approve first-ever Atlantic City union contract

Poll: N.J. voters want state involved in horse racing industry, out of Atlantic City

Freeholders get veto power over N.J. county authorities in bill signed by Gov. Christie

Former Jersey City administrator to be sentenced for fixing parking tickets


Chicago Tribune

Slow change coming fast at Cabrini-Green

City taking new tack to house the homeless
 
New health insurance plan for the uninsured launches in Illinois


Philadelphia Inquirer

Top PHA staff expected to honor Greene at pricey dinners

Raided South Philadelphia sporting goods store produced mostly campaign clothing

Philadelphia City Council members weigh in on DROP

More than half of Philadelphia public schools reach achievement bar

Camden gang member sentenced to 20 years in torture death of Burlington County woman


Los Angeles Times

Professional investors move into flipping foreclosed homes

Gangs and drugs prevalent in public schools, survey finds

Three-strikes inmate welcomes his freedom

From rage to vigilance



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