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Today in Black America - September 1

POSTED: September 01, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Says Iraq Combat Mission Is Over

Confronting Multiple Problems, Obama Faces Tough Odds

Scholarships Are Focus of Questions on Ethics

Appeals Court Backs Away From War Powers Ruling

In Wisconsin, an Incumbent Holds Tight

Meatpacking Plants Accused of Harassing Muslims

New Job Means Lower Wages for Many

Formula to Grade Teachers’ Skill Gains in Use, and Critics

Teenagers Charged in Harassment at Mosque

New York Asks Schools to Avoid Pupil Immigration Status

You Ain’t Seen This Before

Baltimore Sun

Council president proposes police, fire pension changes

Md. contractors got $34 billion from federal spending last year

Security guard sticks to story during pretrial testimony in Harris case

Alonso's tour of schools focuses on attendance

Ehrlich raises $725,000 in 18 days but still trails O'Malley

The Christian Science Monitor

Florida voters can’t strip down Obama health-care bill, judge rules
Feds file new Arizona immigration lawsuit, this time to protect workers

Consumer confidence rises. Sign that recovery is still ahead?

South African government makes salary offer to striking unions

Detroit Free Press

Michigan leads U.S. in new jobs with 27,800

Bernard Kilpatrick completes deposition in Greene lawsuit

Ex-DPS principal, cop, others charged in spending spree

Star Ledger

Newark superintendent Clifford Janey's contract is not renewed

Tight budgets force local colleges to lay off employees

Gov. Christie seeks delay in releasing school spending review

N.J. Senate leaders say Gov. Chris Christie owes President Obama an apology over 'Race to the Top' gaffe

Essex County officials authorize first step toward selling Newark properties to plug budget hole

Horizon Foundation receives $245K to train N.J. nurses pursuing advanced degrees

State program sends welfare clients to work for local agencies

Irvington residents galvanized against tax hike

Jersey City to get first black fire chief

The Washington Post

Glenn Beck's generic God

Orrin Hatch's defense of Park51

2,000 groups approved for 'early retiree' health-care claims

Muslims debate FBI presence at mosques

Direct talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders to begin

Annual rankings of federal workplaces puts Nuclear Regulatory Commission at top

D.C. Council chairmanship race has Kwame Brown explaining old fundraising reports use

Poll: Polarizing D.C. schools chief Rhee helps, hurts Fenty among Democrats

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Memo directs Atlanta school employees to cooperate with state cheating investigation

Airport lands revenue boost from Delta, AirTran

DeKalb school board protects whistleblowers

Philadelphia Inquirer

New resources, people lead efforts to end ethnic strife at South Phila. High

Sam Katz, eying Philadelphia mayoral race, meets with African American leaders

PHA board seeks interim director

New Philly budget director named: Rebecca Rhynhart

How Philadelphia's Navy Yard will become mini-city of energy innovation

Chicago Tribune

Pastors fight to get 3 expelled students back in Maywood high school

Boxed in by parking deal?

Los Angeles Times

California's safety-net health insurance premiums rise

California legislators OK pay reforms inspired by Bell scandal

L.A. Unified board makes first statements about test score analysis of teachers

L.A. mayor, Latino activists take on oil companies over Proposition 23

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