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Today in Black America - December 20

POSTED: December 20, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Proposed Amendment Would Enable States to Repeal Federal Law

Senate Repeals Ban Against Openly Gay Military Personnel

At Long Last, Military Honor

Haitians in U.S. Brace for Deportations to Resume

Immigration Vote Leaves Obama’s Policy in Disarray

Mental Health Needs Seen Growing at Colleges

Many Children Lack Doctors, Study Finds

State’s Tort Reform Makes Lawyers Wary of Taking on Patients

In a Changing Harlem, Rift Between Old and New Business Owners

Detroit Free Press

179 commutations and counting: Granholm exits as most merciful Michigan governor in decades

Some who paid to play in Detroit corruption probe won't be charged

Carlita Kilpatrick standing by ex-mayor, publicist says

Diana Howze Conyers: Loving mom loved Detroit

The Christian Science Monitor

Some now see Obama as the 'comeback kid'

With big spending bill's demise, is 'earmark' new dirty word on Hill?

Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick faces major corruption charges

How parents keep the faith: getting spiritual meaning at home, not church

Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS suppressed scandal

Foreign-born population continues to grow in metro Atlanta

Atlanta property taxes: Values fall faster than tax bills

Star Ledger

On '60 Minutes,' Gov. Chris Christie says N.J. needs to cut spending

On 'Meet the Press,' Booker talks of finding common ground with N.J. governor

Public pensions that invested in Xanadu project at N.J. Meadowlands have lost millions

Gov. Christie's pick for N.J. schools chief hopes to bridge education gap in some communities

Heads of largest N.J. police unions support random steroids testing for officers

Nonprofit hosts fundraiser for laid off Newark cops

Baltimore Sun

Mortgage deduction: A sacred cow whose time is up?

Census: Fewer than 10 percent of city households are nuclear families

Blast's 'unbelievable speaker' reaches out

New home for young adults opens in city

The Washington Post

GOP Rep.: I'll hold hearings on radical Islam

Biden: Out of Afghanistan by 2014 'come hell or high water'

Obama reaches out to liberals

Even progressives need CEOs

New population count may complicate Obama 2012 bid

Probable carcinogen hexavalent chromium found in drinking water of 31 U.S. cities

Juvenile justice challenges await D.C. Mayor-elect Gray

Prince George's considers establishing watchdog office

Chicago Tribune

Davis staying in mayor race

Broken budget awaits next mayor

Remembering those who never had a place in society

High levels of chromium found in Chicago-area tap water

Angling for a blue-dominated design

The weeper of the House

Los Angeles Times

New redistricting panel takes aim at bizarre political boundaries

Suit seeks to open Compton to Latino voters

Whitman paid a high price for Latino distrust of GOP

The time may be right for Kamala Harris

Philadelphia Inquirer

Teacher salaries issue sharpens across region

Sheriff's Office books to be vetted

City Commissioners silent when it comes to reelection bids


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