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Today in Black America - December 13

POSTED: December 13, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Tax Benefits to Middle Could Lift President Obama

As the Ground Shifts, Biden Plays a Bigger Role

Something for Everyone in Tax-Cut Deal

Obama to Meet With Executives

A Fight for the 2012 Democratic Convention

Inmates in Georgia Prisons Use Contraband Phones to Coordinate Protest

Bloomberg Rules Out Presidential Run

Cuomo Plans to Push for a Cap on Property Taxes


Baltimore Sun

Public debate on city schools proposal ends

Eastern Shore county's first black politician takes office

No longer the same in Somerset

GOP national chairman Steele's plans still a mystery


The Christian Science Monitor

Michael Steele: On his way out as Republican Party chair?

Ten years after Bush v. Gore, the fight goes on

Lesson for Obama: Don’t give the microphone to Bill Clinton

Detroit's next step to combat blight: buy and rehab vacant homes
 

Detroit Free Press

Aretha Franklin's church keeps her in its prayers

DPS tries to close up old Cass Tech

Economy proved to be Jennifer Granholm's nemesis


Star Ledger

N.J. grocer A&P files for bankruptcy

About 300 Resorts Atlantic City casino employees lose jobs under new ownership

Rash of upcoming superintendent retirements raises questions on Gov. Christie's pay cap

After sacrificing to raise 3 generations, Newark woman now relies on support of others

N.J. doctor supplied steroids to hundreds of law enforcement officers, firefighters


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Special ed program lacks accountability, audit finds

Bishop Long thanks congregation for support during time of grief

Obama’s backers in state divided

Deal quiet on his agenda


Philadelphia Inquirer

Ousted Philadelphia housing chief's nonprofit unraveling amid scrutiny

Fumo fights federal bid for longer sentence

Christie seeming a bit too crusty?


The Washington Post

Obama's reelection campaign could hit billion-dollar mark

Lawmakers predict Senate passage for tax package

Black farmers to share in settlement

Justice Breyer: I'll go to State of the Union

Homeless man in D.C. uses Facebook, social media to advocate for others like him

Emptying the pork barrel would hit some states especially hard

In new tapes, Nixon makes remarks against Irish, Italians, blacks, Jews

Alumni, NAACP in Winchester, Va., fighting over spelling of Douglas School's name

Memo to the left: Hands off Obama


Chicago Tribune

Emanuel tax paperwork complicates residency case

Quinn to end Put Illinois to Work

As mayoral candidate who is also a minister, Meeks walks a fine line

Black scholars reach into their own pasts to help beleaguered young black men

No backsliding on House ethics

Tax cuts will pass despite Democratic uprising, Obama advisor says

How much money makes you 'rich'?


Los Angeles Times

L.A. mayor makes 3 public forays

Effort to convert Compton school to charter draws fire

6 finalists proposed for citizens commission on redistricting

Clothing company threatens to sue over school district ban



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