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Today in Black America - December 27

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The New York Times

Medicaid Bonuses to Reward States for Insuring More Children

Obama Returns to End-of-Life Plan That Caused Stir

Redistricting Looms Large in Congress

Arms Talks Now Turn to Short-Range Weapons

Hire Locally Will Become the Law in San Francisco

Hurdles Emerge in Rising Effort to Rate Teachers

N.Y. Forgoes Civil War Remembrance


Detroit Free Press

Risky bets cost Detroit pension funds $480 million

Detroit pension fund spends $30 million to fix $1-million building

Where the Detroit pension funds went wrong

DPS turns to alumni, businesses for alternative funding

Fairs seek to highlight school options in Detroit


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama team plans for 2011 – and for 2012

End-of-year high note for Obama on foreign policy, too

Nigeria seeks to contain violence after Christmas attacks

Hugo Chavez heads to 2011 with power to rule by decree

Children who lend a helping hand show they can make a difference and change the world


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Foreclosure threatens survival of longtime Lithonia church

In the law of averages, Mableton best reps Atlanta


Star Ledger

Snowfall total climbs into 30-inch range in several Union County towns

Standoff between Gov. Christie, Sen. Sweeney heightens politicization of N.J. Supreme Court
 
Devastated Newark families spend holiday mourning lost teenagers after string of shootings

Three N.J. districts struggle to regain control of schools from state despite problematic statute

Cephas Bowles, WBGO's leader who guided the station to nationwide prominence


Chicago Tribune

Daley the son eclipses father's tenure as mayor

Economy has added to long roster of vacant buildings in Chicago


Philadelphia Inquirer

Abraham kept some city police off stand

Student journalism project fosters a healthy curiosity

Foxwoods' casino failure could cost Phila.


The Washington Post

Obama glad Michael Vick got second chance

Steele loses another ally

Surveying the field of RNC race: Priebus out front, but it's anyone's guess

The plight of the high school homeless

O'Malley considering tough cost-saving measures to close Md. budget gap

When her sister drowns, a Pr. George's mother of one becomes a mother of nine


The Los Angeles Times

Killing in L.A. drops to 1967 levels

Leimert Park's Kwanzaa celebration gets off to a pounding start

Anti-bias agency cracks down on the use of credit and criminal checks in job screenings

More small businesses are offering health benefits to workers

L.A. lags behind other big cities on spending of federal stimulus funds

Who can attend L.A. Unified's arts high school?





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