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Today in Black America - December 28

POSTED: December 28, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Earmarks Ban May Loom, but Lawmakers Find Ways to Finance Pet Projects

Sotomayor Guides Court’s Liberal Wing

South Carolina: Alvin Greene Tries Again

Muslim Women Gain Higher Profile in U.S.

East Digs Out After Blizzard Leaves a Trail of Disruption

The Data and the Reality


Detroit Free Press

New kind of court helps street people get a fresh start


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fulton hires lobbyists to counter Milton movement

NAACP family fight goes to court

New ag commissioner wants paintings removed


Baltimore Sun

Assessed values drop an average of 22% on Md. homes

Law enforcement deaths jump 37%


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama to Philadelphia Eagles: Thanks for hiring Michael Vick

Kenya's Odinga named to mediate Ivory Coast political crisis

'Death panels' controversy: Is Obama avoiding Congress?


Star Ledger

Trenton home helps women recover from addiction, reunite with children

N.J. disabled to face reductions in Supplemental Security Income benefits

Newark airport officials say backlog of stranded passengers will take 'matter of days' to clear

Retired laborers hit with six-fold increase in health care contribution


The Washington Post

Activist groups take full advantage of new media outlets to spread their message

Government pay freeze expands to more civil servants

GOP hopefuls find some issues a hazard early on

Health plans for high-risk patients attracting fewer, costing more than expected

Rhee hire to exit D.C. schools; COO Tata will run Wake County, N.C., system

Danger ahead for the GOP


Philadelphia Inquirer

Comcast-NBCU deal includes discount broadband for poor families

Rendell gives Corbett voluminous info on Pa.


Chicago Tribune

Chicago schools confront an uncertain future

Quinn floats $15 billion debt recovery plan


Los Angeles Times

How Bell hit bottom

Objections raised to caging inmates during therapy

We should have kept Davis

'School Pride' gets mixed grades from L.A. Unified

Families worry mental health cuts will send kids spiraling

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