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Today in Black America - December 1

POSTED: December 01, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Before Business Leaders, Bernanke Discusses Unemployment’s Toll on Americans

Economic Policy? More Listen to Conservatives

College Campuses Are Producing a New Style of AIDS Activist

Judge Rejects Health Law Challenge

Pentagon Sees Little Risk in Allowing Gay Men and Women to Serve Openly

City Layoffs Are Hurting Minorities, Union Says


Baltimore Sun

Historic Jacob House cabin resurrected in East Towson

O'Malley expected to lead Democratic governors group


Detroit Free Press

U.S. Rep. John Conyers says he's sorry, will repay government for son's use of congressional vehicle

Ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick could be back on the witness stand next week

DPS: Teachers union used unfair labor practices

Community leaders gather to discuss renewal, applaud Detroit's Midtown


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jobless benefits run out for 25,000 Georgians


The Christian Science Monitor

'Don't ask, don't tell' survey shows ambivalence to gays in the military

Supreme Court: Can judges tell California to release 40,000 prisoners?

Who will get Bush tax cuts? Congress can't decide.

National debt: Will anyone buy Obama panel's bold plan?


Star Ledger

N.J. groups campaign in support of New Jersey Network

Laid off Newark police officers cope with unemployment

Merck names Ken Frazier as its next CEO

N.J. approves plan to lay off more than 300 Camden public workers


Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia City Council hears from backers, foes of business-tax bill

McFadden's Restaurant & Saloon settles race-bias suit

Camden layoff plan targets a quarter of city's workforce

In Harrisburg, state officials look to run away from their raises


Chicago Tribune

House approves civil unions for same-sex couples

Love and HIV: Couples forge relationships despite challenges

Last residents leave Cabrini-Green high-rise

Stroger administration spent nearly $79,000 on zoo picnic for flood victims

Sandi Jackson runs for re-election as alderman, not city clerk


The Washington Post

World AIDS Day kicks off (Photos)

Senate GOP letter calls for blocking most bills

Republican lawmakers compete to lead key House committees

High schools get more federal education aid; report says graduation rates up

Senate approves bill to require foodmakers to find ways to prevent contamination

D.C. mayor's budget plan triggers council debate on possible income tax increase

D.C. Mayor-elect Gray to make 1st White House visit Wednesday, meet with Obama

Obama, the Great Placator, needs to throw some elbows


Los Angeles Times

Police must have reasonable grounds for using Tasers, 9th Circuit rules

Loss of jobless benefits could be serious blow to U.S. economy

Harris 'humbled' and 'proud' as she declares victory in attorney general race

More than 1,000 L.A. Unified workers lose their jobs



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