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Today in Black America - November 9

POSTED: November 09, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

At Legal Fringe, Empty Houses Go to the Needy

Tax Cut Timing Is Proving Problematic for Democrats

Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Faces Struggle in Congress

No. 2 House Democrat Will Try to Retain Post

Proficiency of Black Students Is Found to Be Far Lower Than Expected

The Impossible Dream


Baltimore Sun

Youth counselor pleads guilty to heroin distribution, conspiracy

State health chief pledges to safeguard public mental health dollars

Dream Academy opens in Park Heights neighborhood

Seven OSI Baltimore Community Fellows announced


The Christian Science Monitor

US says it has legal authority to kill American-born Anwar al-Awlaki

After GOP victory, emboldened Israel declares new building in East Jerusalem

Has GOP won enough power to pass its agenda?

New energy: climate change and sustainability shape a new era


Star Ledger

Federal government sends NJ Transit $271M bill for canceled ARC tunnel

Hudson River tunnel project proposed by Amtrak, NJ Transit would take decades to complete

Gov. Christie overspent on trips more than any other U.S. attorney in 2-year span, report says

Gov. Christie pledges to veto affordable housing bill advanced by N.J. Assembly panel

N.J. Senate committee advances bill banning credit checks on current, prospective employees

Opening statements to begin in voter fraud trial of Atlantic City councilman Marty Small

Thirteen suspects are arrested in East Orange multimillion-dollar drug ring


The Washington Post

Supreme Court dismisses first health-care challenge

New GOP governors will affect health law

National Geographic publishes 'Answer Book,' magazine features women in science

Mr. President, some leadership, please

Boehner's health delusion

A birthday party in Va. for a teen whose torment has ended

In a red sea change, unclear course for Governor O'Malley in blue Maryland

Muslims at mosque in N.Va. await Obama's speech


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta councilwoman pays ethics fine, but lines blurred

Legislator's wife investigated on allegations she tried to derail murder trial

Bishop Eddie Long: Church confirms Long trips with accusers, but nothing more

Teen beating death: They just kept kicking him

Ethics complaints filed against five Atlanta school board members


Chicago Tribune

Report: Many Illinois colleges don't prepare teachers for the classroom

Cook County property-tax bills expected to be flat in Chicago, slightly up in suburbs

Mayor Daley's last budget likely to sail through City Council


Philadelphia Inquirer

Sam Katz rules out run for Phila. mayor as a Democrat

Phila. clout in Harrisburg and D.C. took Election Day hit

Jamilah Fraser named communications chief for Philadelphia schools

Annette John-Hall: Why is the district trying to thwart a successful charter school?

N.J. Democrats renew effort to restore funding for family-planning centers


Los Angeles Times

County to open inquiry into handling of Mitrice Richardson's skeleton

Whitman, Fiorina losses raise questions about their political futures in California

Cal State to call student fees the T-word


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