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Today in Black America - August 24

POSTED: August 24, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Drive to Overhaul Low-Performing Schools Delayed

A.I.G. to Repay Fed $3.9 Billion of Bailout Loan

New Orleans Levees Nearly Ready, but Mistrusted

Scant Progress in Effort on Old Racial Killings

As HUD Chief, Cuomo Earns a Mixed Score

Rangel on the Hot Seat in Manhattan Debate

Commission Votes to Put Term Limits on November Ballot in New York City

A Real Debate on Taxes


Baltimore Sun

Latinos fear increasing crime against community

Attorneys for Skateworks accuser assail video release

Slots foes, other advocates, grow weary of politics

Hotel projects in Baltimore stalled or scrapped

Bankruptcy cases rise nearly 36 percent in state


The Christian Science Monitor

The barely discernable economic recovery: What happened?

Why a judge blocked Obama's expansion of stem-cell research

Manifesto in aborted Super Bowl rampage was not criminal, court rules

Wyclef Jean keeps supporters hopeful in his run for Haiti president


Detroit Free Press

Councilman Kenyatta refutes illness reports

Monica Conyers seeks help as prison date looms

Detroit Schools releases details of parade, rally


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sherrod to meet with USDA; still undecided on return

Lawsuit against Cobb police alleges racial profiling

DEA seeks Ebonics experts to help with cases

Justice Department approves Georgia voter verification system


The Washington Post

For Obama, a chance to regain some political momentum

Five myths about the Iraq troop withdrawal

Minority leader Boehner to call for extending tax cuts, question stimulus spending

Ron Paul: Rand's his own man on the 'mosque' issue

Marine convicted of killing pregnant colleague who accused him of rape

Washington Monthly's take on college rankings

A strong foundation, but no time to slow down
 
Better results by working as 'one city'


Philadelphia Inquirer

Insurer could pay $250,000 in Greene harassment charge

Rendell proposes fee increases to finance road and bridge repair

Former UMDNJ dean gets $60,000 settlement in discrimination claim


Star Ledger

N.J. expects to hear on federal Race to the Top application

N.J. corrections department to overhaul family programs after alleged incident at sex offender facility

Gov. Christie renominates former assistant U.S. Attorney to head N.J. Division of Consumer Affairs

Gov. Christie vetoes bill preventing liability for recipients of unemployment overpay

Essex County executive who banned on-the-job politicking is accused of sending out fundraiser invites


Los Angeles Times

Border deaths in Arizona may break record

Study reignites debate over virus' role in chronic fatigue

Boxer renews commitment to Villaraigosa's 30/10 transit plan

L.A. Unified's cold shoulder to charter schools

County superintendent of education steps down


Chicago Tribune

15 Chicago schools could see longer days

For some Chicago kids, there's no escape from violence




 

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