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Today in Black America - August 26

POSTED: August 26, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Former G.O.P. Leader Says He Is Gay

Behind the Florida Primary Surprises, Turnout Tells a Tale

Far From Ground Zero, Obscure Pastor Is Ignored No Longer

New Life in America No Longer Means a New Name

Shaping Tea Party Passion Into Campaign Force

Rider Asks if Cabby Is Muslim, Then Stabs Him

Looking at Islamic Center Debate, World Sees U.S.

The Christian Science Monitor

Wal-Mart asks Supreme Court to block giant gender bias lawsuit

Poll: Americans' grade for Obama education policy is slipping

Economic recovery falters. Does it signal recession or just a 'pause'?

Wyclef Jean's disqualification signals Haiti diaspora not welcome in politics

Palestinians warn Israel peace talks could be quickly derailed

Baltimore Sun

Girl, 14, charged with shooting two men, one fatally

Young female murder suspect fired shot after robbery victim laughed, police say

Woman reports rape at Inner Harbor hotel

Blackwell indicted in heroin conspiracy

Detroit Free Press

Ex-DPS president Otis Mathis allowed to see children in his family

Bing endorses Bernero for Michigan governor

Detroit public, private schools get graded

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta's Mayor Reed suggests cutting state workforce

Black Gay Pride organizer found shot to death in middle of Atlanta street

Ethics officer: Airport erred on DeCosta party

Philadelphia Inquirer

Greene cases settled for $900,000

Philly-area families of 9/11 victims also split on mosque

Star Ledger

N.J. ACLU details $1M in Newark police lawsuit settlements with residents

South Ward shooting marks 13th homicide in Newark this month

U.S. education officials will not consider N.J.'s new plea for Race to the Top funds

N.J. Assembly speaker orders hearing on 'Race to the Top' application error

The Washington Post

Glenn Beck rally will be a measure of the tea party's strength

Judge orders university to release Palin documents

Florida senate race starts without a clear favorite

For critics of Islam,"sharia" becomes shorthand for extremism

New D.C. voting machines pass their final public test before primaries begin

D.C. ruling to keep 'closed primary' system deals blow to Fenty campaign

Los Angeles Times

Recall effort could halt city operations in scandal-plagued Bell

Healthcare law backers plan counteroffensive

Refugees find the American dream down on the farm

Panel approves Tanil Cantil-Sakauye's nomination for chief justice of California high court

Judge orders Cal State Stanislaus to release documents related to Palin's visit


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