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Today in Black America - December 22

POSTED: December 22, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

In a Sign of Foreclosure Flaws, Suits Claim Break-Ins by Banks

African Farmers Displaced as Investors Move In

Stopgap Spending Hamstrings Government Programs

Arms Treaty With Russia Headed for Ratification

Gov. Barbour’s Dream World

New York Will Lose Two House Seats, and New Jersey One

Bloomberg Makes a Proposal on Youth Prisons

Times Sues City Police, Saying Information Has Been Illegally Withheld

New York’s Schools Seize a Chance to Expand

F.C.C. Approves Net Rules and Braces for Fight


The Christian Science Monitor

Blogger gets 33 months for threatening Chicago judges on Internet

Net neutrality: Will the FCC's new Internet policy help consumers?

2010 census results: Why did US population growth slow?

Census 2010 results: Republicans' second big win of the year?

Outside pressure is welcome after election fraud in Belarus, Ivory Coast


Baltimore Sun

Landers contemplates mayoral bid

Maryland Racing Commission rejects horse-racing proposal

Former UMBC employee pleads guilty to theft


Detroit Free Press

Recession costs Michigan population, seat in Congress

Kilpatrick spokesman: Ex-mayor has worked on book for months

Judge rejects city's request for payment against former police monitor

Case dropped against former DPS principal


Star Ledger

Gov. Christie is more like Scrooge than Santa, poll says

N.J. man goes from inmate to NRA celebrity as Gov. Christie commutes gun sentence

Parents of Tyler Clementi plan to sue Rutgers University

Six Essex County corrections officers are charged with attacking inmates

Given new Census data, Hudson County congressional seat likely to be affected by redistricting

Essex County executive asks N.J. legislators to repeal teachers' holiday perk

Plainfield council spares job of city administrator


The Washington Post

No looking back for Pelosi in House

Haley Barbour backtracks on racial remarks

Proposed health insurance rules aimed at curbing unnecessary rate hikes

'Help' for Haley Barbour's distorted lens

House passes legislation overhauling food-safety laws

Teen birthrate hits record low

D.C. population soars past 600,000 for first time in years

Fenty transfers money from job training to his staff as 'separation pay'

Prince George's denies newly elected Johnson oversight of development in her district


Philadelphia Inquirer

Phila. schools facing big budget shortfall

Pa. panel finds 'pattern' that Greene sexually harassed PHA employees

Lawmaker asks for state audit of Philly School District

Activists remember the 101 homeless in Philly who died in 2010


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Changes ahead for GED in Georgia, nationally

Four Atlanta principals in test cheating probe retire

Metro Atlanta unemployment jumps to 10.3 percent

Georgia gains 14th congressional seat based on new census


Chicago Tribune

Daley: Father takes honors as greatest mayor

Gery Chico made millions from law firm that lobbies City Hall

Judge says no to Illinois corruption

Illinois loses seat in U.S. House

Chicago adding in-school health centers

Equality Illinois to begin search for new public policy director


Los Angeles Times

In reforming schools, quality of teaching often overlooked

Audits of Bell were 'rubber-stamp,' state controller says

L.A. County's child welfare agency wastes $514,000 on cellphones, audit finds

California's population gains not enough for another seat in Congress

Undocumented California youths vow renewed activism

Obama, Latino lawmakers take pragmatic view on immigration



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