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Today in Black America - December 31

POSTED: December 31, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

For Holder, New Congress Means New Headaches

Tricky Call for New Governors: Price of Their Inaugurals

Sisters’ Prison Release Is Tied to Donation of Kidney

A Federal Lifeline for Hard-Pressed School Districts

Academic Economists to Consider Ethics Code

Bloomberg Is Criticized on Storm Response as He Tours City Beyond Manhattan

Plowing Complaints to Public Advocate Accumulated Like, Well ...

Baltimore Sun

In Baltimore, slayings and other crime fall in 2010

The Christian Science Monitor

NAACP: Sisters' release makes Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour 'shining example'

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

Economic growth: unemployment claims hit lowest level in two years

'Genocide' in Ivory Coast: A real threat, or just politics?
In Africa, women don't need to be in politics to fight corruption

Detroit Free Press

State representative wants a law that would stop Kwame Kilpatrick's use of his campaign funds to pay his defense lawyers

Program brings extra math, reading to DPS students

DMC to pay feds $30M settlement

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Southern states face highest insurance premium hikes

Trooper shooting | Mayor, DA and APD request probe of Fulton system

Star Ledger

N.J. Democrats ask state to nullify contracts of companies that donated to Reform Jersey Now

Atlantic City mayor threatens to sue state
From cities to suburbs, police departments across N.J. suffer staff cuts

Paterson councilwoman will not have to forfeit position after conviction

Newark council members berate city's snow removal coordinator

Layoff notices go out to 82 Jersey City police officers; demotion notices go to 12 supervisors

Philadelphia Inquirer

Without financial aid, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard will close by July

Pa. inmate's suit claims guards withheld medication

Former PHA worker sues, says he was unfairly fired
Mayors pile snow blame on N.J.

Atlantic City mayor slams state's plan for tourism district

The Washington Post

Ethicists skeptical of Barbour kidney-for-release deal

Some airports consider ditching TSA

Norton asks Obama to mention D.C. voting rights in State of the Union address

The shifting political views of African-Americans

Private markets make up the core of Obamanomics

National trends could drag down D.C. area housing market's gains

Court releases ex-Prince George's official Jack Johnson from electronic monitoring

Chicago Tribune

African-American leaders search for unity in mayoral race

New year, new rules on campaign cash, pension benefits

Daley overcome with emotion at week's 2nd firefighter funeral

The Los Angeles Times

Housing authority ends plans to evict protesters

More skilled workers applying for holiday jobs, firms say

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