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Today in Black America - December 9

POSTED: December 09, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Tax Deal Is Key to Avoid Recession, Obama Adviser Says

In Tax Deal, Many Public Employees Will Pay More

House Backs Legal Status for Many Young Immigrants

Republicans Name Leaders of House Committees

Senate, for Just the 8th Time, Votes to Oust a Federal Judge

Study Finds Setbacks in Women’s Health

To Test Housing Program, Some Are Denied Aid

On Economy, Bloomberg Says Washington Is Failing

Union Fights to Block Release of Teacher Ratings

Detroit Free Press

Aretha Franklin receives an outpouring of support amid health trouble

Aretha Franklin's health: What we know so far

State schools chief says DPS's Bobb shouldn't appeal ruling on authority

DPS to unveil new Parent Resource Center today

Helen Thomas calls group's criticism of opinions 'intimidation'

Getting Detroiters on board with neighborhood consolidation a challenge

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reed apologizes for city's role in Eagle raid

Deal warns of cuts to K-12, need to 'salvage' HOPE

The Christian Science Monitor

Why are USDA officials off the hook in case of bias against black farmers?

Bush tax cuts 101: Would extension boost the economic recovery?

Pollster: voters still can't figure out Obama, but tax deal could help

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators fault US focus on settlements

Baltimore Sun

Arrest made in plot to blow up Baltimore-area military recruiting center

Jewish, black leaders hold closed meeting to improve relations

O's Scott stands by remarks on Obama

Two new hotels open downtown as other Baltimore projects stall

Schools embrace reorganizations at first public hearing

Star Ledger

N.J. Gov. Christie criticizes NJEA reform proposal on tenured teachers

N.J. Republicans troubled by price tag of Assembly job creation bill

Twelve N.J. agencies join forces in effort to deal with crime spike

Moody's downgrades Newark's credit rating as city faces $30.5M deficit

Series of career changes for former Newark fire director, now Booker aide, nets him 206K

Essex prosecutors to look into anti-violence rally arrests in Irvington

U.S. immigration agency considers constructing detention center in Essex County

Philadelphia Inquirer

How Phila.-region lawmakers stand on tax-cut deal

At SRC meeting, praise for Ackerman, scorn for Inquirer

Nashville police recruiting Camden officers facing layoffs

Chicago Tribune

Group charges CPS flunking policy is discriminatory

Fenger student, 15, guilty of murder in death of classmate

Lack of gun registry 'annoying,' Daley says

Mayor candidate del Valle releases his tax returns

Rise in cop killings in Chicago not a sign of a trend, experts say

School official threatened to kill cop, police say

Los Angeles Times

Unemployment benefits to run out Saturday for 185,000 Californians

California denies license to porn industry clinic

Ex-L.A. labor leader Alejandro Stephens headed to prison

Brown may ask voters to rip off budget 'Band-Aid'

The Washington Post

A protest against tuition hikes becomes a generational phenomenon in Britain

Senate leaders set to begin debate on tax cuts

Obama signs law for Indian tribes black farmers

New Republican lawmakers are hiring lobbyists, despite campaign rhetoric

N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg attacks Washington, stokes the center

After graduating from Project Empowerment, three students test the job waters

Pr. George's officers pulled from training duty sue

D.C. Mayor-elect Gray names Lew city administrator; ex-Pratt deputy will be chief of staff

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