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Today in Black America - December 17

POSTED: December 17, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Congress Sends $801 Billion Tax Cut Bill to Obama

When Even Allies Seem Like Adversaries

Judge Hints He May Rule Against Health Law

Obama Cites Afghan Gains as Report Says Exit Is on Track

Financial Bailout May Cost Less Than Thought

Strike Averted at Harlem Hospital


Baltimore Sun

After attack at middle school, Balto. Co. to review security policies

Baltimore landlord jailed over lead paint violations

Cummings named top Democrat on Oversight

Details of convention center and arena proposal released

Overcrowding, staff shortages persist at state's juvenile facilities


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama tax deal: why estate tax is the new sticking point
 
Amid persisting economic duress, worries rise about suicides

'What’s in Rahm Emanuel’s basement?' Five curious questions at Chicago hearing

Record-low support for Afghanistan war shows Obama's vulnerability

Report: 15 cases where sex offenders got jobs at US schools

Ivory Coast conflict deepens as protests mount over disputed elections


Detroit Free Press

Bing team: New corruption charges disappointing, will hinder progress

Indicted former Detroit water director fired from Texas post

Kilpatrick's trusted former aides might be talking to feds


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Foreclosure prevention: Habitat shifts gears in Clayton

Technical colleges set enrollment records

Fulton could become biggest charter school system


Star Ledger

Gov. Chris Christie to nominate ex-N.Y. schools official for N.J. education commissioner

Ex-Assemblyman L. Harvey Smith is found not guilty of accepting $15K in bribes

Hudson County politicos weigh in on L. Harvey Smith not guilty verdict

Apology not accepted: DeCroce's unemployment comments show he's clueless

Gov. Christie says agreement on Atlantic City changes could be reached by end of month

DYFS fails to meet federal requirements for reuniting foster children with families, report says


Philadelphia Inquirer

Advocates say South Philadelphia High accord must cover all city schools

Annette John-Hall: Finally, a U.S. monument commemorates its slaveholding past

Pa. revokes Foxwoods' casino license

Despite woes, PHA sent two officials to N.Y. event


Chicago Tribune

Emanuel hearing wraps up

Family of murdered Evanston Township High football player angry at killer's sentence


The Washington Post

Infighting derails Waters probe

Florida judge weighs health-care challenge by states

With freeze, a rush to the exits?

Crisis panel's GOP members blame U.S. housing policy for financial plunge

U.S. will sign U.N. declaration on rights of native people, Obama tells tribes

Vince Gray keeps Lanier as police chief, nominates controversial ex-fire chief

Pr. George's schools head proposes budget that would freeze pay, cut middle school sports


Los Angeles Times

Diabetes affects one in 16 women who give birth

L.A. teachers union won't accept pay cuts, 'value-added' evaluations


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