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Today in Black America - December 30

POSTED: December 30, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Six Recess Appointments to Be Made, Obama Says

For G.O.P., End of the Preordained Candidate

Lobbyist Quits Job With Ivory Coast Leader

Ohio Court Limits Power of Localities on Gun Laws

Bloomberg Takes Blame for Response to Snowstorm

Inaction and Delays by New York as Storm Bore Down

The Christian Science Monitor

GOP gets cold feet on ending bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Tucker Carlson says Michael Vick should be executed. Is he serious?

Mayor Bloomberg on the ropes: Seven ways the blizzard still lingers

Journalism in East Africa just got tougher: CPJ

Is Israel a democracy? Five actions in 2010 that fueled the debate.

Baltimore Sun

3 in cruise ship crew tried to smuggle heroin, cocaine into city, officials say

Baltimore judge appointed to Court of Special Appeals

Detroit Free Press

Detroit leaders: Don't ring in new year with guns

Toting a scrapbook, Granholm says her good-byes

Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb school workers could lose jobs to outsourcing

Charter schools find homes on church campuses

Street renaming opponents say Atlanta City Council ignoring the law

Prosecutors want to drop charges against school principal

Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia's condom contest

Philadelphia duo bring Internet attention to Kensington's woes

Violent crime fell 3 percent in Philadelphia in 2010

Camden library staff to be laid off; county to take over

Star Ledger

Cory Booker's blizzard tweets get glowing press, but some Newark residents are not impressed

N.J. towns assert budget cuts, layoffs bog down snow removal

List of biggest donors to pro-Christie group includes contractors paid millions by N.J.

Newark's council president receives threatening note at home

Cuts in N.J. school aid may lead to 'hotly contested' school board elections

Newark man with prior drug arrests gets probation for cocaine found in 4-year-old son's jacket

Chicago Tribune

Friends, colleagues honor fallen firefighter Corey Ankum at visitation

Braun vows to dump Weis

Public safety overhaul looms for next mayor

The Washington Post

Recent vets face a grim employment landscape

Miss. Gov. Haley Barbour to free sisters sentenced to life in prison for robbery

Two new rules will give Constitution a starring role in GOP-controlled House

Braun jabs at Emanuel for needing Clinton's help

Some GOP stalwarts defend first lady's anti-obesity campaign from Palin's shots

Va. judges revisit noncitizens' convictions, sentences to prevent deportation

The Los Angeles Times

In Haiti, a relationship built on adversity

Vernon mounts campaign to squelch legislation that would remove its cityhood

Californians' tax relief could be short-lived

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