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Today in Black America - September 8

POSTED: September 08, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Concern Is Voiced Over Religious Intolerance

Immigration Crackdown Steps Into the Kitchen

State Gains Would Give Redistricting Edge to G.O.P.

As Stadiums Vanish, Their Debt Lives On

Chicago’s ‘Mayor for Life’ Decides Not to Run

For-Profit Colleges Step Up Lobbying Against New Rules

Minority Businesses Struggle to Secure City Contracts

Rangel Hits Streets, Finding Love and Aversion

Forced Labor

The Christian Science Monitor

Dove World church plan for Koran burning triggers counterprotests
From Christianity and Islam to the LRA: five stories on Africa you really shouldn't miss

An ancient echo of NYC mosque debate in Córdoba, Spain

CNN covered interfaith call to oppose Koran burning. Who didn't?

Baltimore Sun

The violent neighborhood in between

U.S. Senate committee to hold hearing on rape investigations

City campaign aims to address 'stark disparities' in health of residents

Star Ledger

Gov. Christie pushes reform agenda for N.J. ethics rules, pension and health benefits

N.J. Attorney General to review role of Race to the Top consultant after failed application

Newark official on Race to the Top panel said he flagged error before presentation

Hispanic residents decry bias attacks in Plainfield

Uniformed, civilian workers affected by Trenton cutbacks

Detroit Free Press

Wind-whipped fires destroy dozens of Detroit homes

Jackson blasts urban farming, jokes about theft of his SUV in Detroit

City Council districts to usher in a new era

2 Mumford students shot on 1st day of school

The Washington Post

Obama to unveil more stimulus, tax breaks for business

Five myths about the Bush tax cuts

U.S. officials, religious leaders condemn plans to burn Korans on 9/11

Imam: NYC Islamic center to include other faiths

Sharpton's organization still paying back taxes

Virginia rejects work permit cards as proof of legal status to get license or ID

With Richard Daley's retirement, Rahm Emanuel could run for Chicago mayor

Chicago Tribune

Daley decision unlocks others' pent-up ambitions

Many players in mix to replace Daley

A mayor who showed his love

Dads walk kids to school on 1st day

Most Chicago violent crime numbers down

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta's watershed commissioner resigns

Philadelphia Inquirer

Greene suit says PHA ruined reputation

Gleaming new Willard School a 40-year dream

Library branch closes in Camden

Los Angeles Times

Protesters, LAPD clash as chief defends shooting

Authorities investigate acts of vandalism at mosque as potential hate crime

Reaction to proposed Koran burning doesn't faze Florida church

L.A. Unified delays first day of school year

Golden State's political realities may test strength of national mood

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