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Today in Black America - December 23

POSTED: December 23, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

For the President, a Moment to Reflect, and Then to Depart

Editorial: The Senate Surmounts Politics

Senate Passes 9/11 Health Bill as Republicans Back Down

Michigan’s Decade of Tarnish Seen in Census Report

Behind Census Figures Showing Boom in Nevada, a Story of Bust

Judge Criticizes Stop-and-Frisk Police Tactics in Housing Projects

Lame Ducks Triumphant

Detroit Free Press

Pastor's second act, and blessed life, ends too soon

Rev. Henry Covington, featured in Mitch Albom's book, dies at 53

Poor, abandoned Detroit neighborhoods key targets for Bing's plan

Conyers pays $5,682 to reimburse taxpayers for car son drove

The Christian Science Monitor

Guantánamo: Is Obama's vow to close detention camp facing a reality check?

Haley Barbour: Will his comments on civil rights era nix a presidential run?

'Don't ask, don't tell': Repeal signed, sealed, but when will it be delivered?

What's up with Michigan? US Census shows its population stuck in reverse.

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta property taxes: Depreciation worse in Atlanta, South Fulton

Baltimore Sun

Md. asks to dismiss welfare suit after improved performance

Community offers holiday help to students affected by recent tornado

Six fire victims remembered at mournful funeral service

Star Ledger

N.J. leads nation in municipal bond downgrades

N.J. Sen. Sweeney proposes withholding aid for towns that refuse to share services

Protesters rally outside Assemblyman Alex DeCroce's office over unemployment remarks

State official carjacked at gunpoint in Newark's West Ward

East Orange to lay off dozens of police officers, firefighters in effort to close budget gap

Newark Mayor Cory Booker aide goes to D.C. to serve as deputy mayor for education

Philadelphia Inquirer

Poverty puts Chester into a food desert

Plan would give Ackerman more sway over hiring Philadelphia School District contractors

Butkovitz: Increase state oversight on Phila. schools because of pending deficit

Report finds Pennsylvanians lacking in civic activity

Chicago Tribune

Preckwinkle waiting for offices to come up with 16% cuts

The Washington Post

Emanuel scores win in battle to run for Chicago mayor

Hispanic groups target redistricting to up political clout

Stormy but highly productive 111th Congress adjourns

At Charleston's Secession Ball, divided opinions on the spirit of S.C.

Norton's plea to Boehner, to keep minor voting right in House, fails

Prince George's County projects $77 million budget shortfall

Gray taps three outsiders for D.C. schools, employment posts

The Los Angeles Times

Brown plans low-key, low-budget inaugural

A salve for California's financial woes — if voters will buy it

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