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Today in Black America - January 3

POSTED: January 03, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Public Workers Face Outrage as Budget Crises Grow

Tea Party Activists Angry at G.O.P. Leaders

G.O.P. Newcomers Set Out to Undo Obama Victories

Buy These Stamps, and Forget About Rate Increases

Universities Are Challenged as Demographics Shift

For Two Sisters, the End of an Ordeal

Obama Signs Bill to Help 9/11 Workers


Detroit Free Press

Health reforms kick up for 2011

Kilpatrick attorney now stirring things up with own TV show

Gov. Rick Snyder's inaugural address: 'It is time to start a new era' in Michigan

Marketing to Muslims tentative in U.S.


The Christian Science Monitor

'Project Censored' lists top stories that go unreported

Will Obama’s lame-duck dealmaking survive in the new year?

Ethnic studies classes illegal in Arizona public schools as of Jan. 1

Education reform: eight school chiefs to watch in 2011


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta police housing strategy lures officers downtown

Teachers to be graded on student test scores

Fulton's revolving jailhouse door


Baltimore Sun

City school board lays out its legislative wish list

Budget cuts loom, taxes possible as Annapolis takes on shortfall


Star Ledger

N.J. Supreme Court to hear arguments on constitutionality of Christie's education budget cuts

Review of N.J. transportation: Nearly bankrupt trust fund, killed ARC tunnel, NJ Transit fare hike

Congressional redistricting, budget gap could make this a crucial year in N.J. politics

New Newark fire director plans to modernize department, raise revenue

Christie, Booker and other N.J. political bigwigs turn out to see Essex County executive be sworn in

Newark's extravagant outreach campaign returned little information


Philadelphia Inquirer

Deficit is job No. 1 for Pa. politicos

City may pay for fill-in election commissioners - again

Center to fight for 'Abbott' restoration


Chicago Tribune

African-Americans choosing to home-school

Rahm Emanuel's White House experience cuts both ways in Chicago mayor's race

African-American leaders unite around Carol Moseley Braun for mayor

CPS students work up an appetite for stardom, scholarship

Chicago murder rate reaches 45-year low, police data show

Chicago's Latino leadership group molds next generation


The Washington Post

Austerity is first order for new Speaker's oath

Issa: Obama's White House is 'one of the most corrupt'

GOP lawmaker: We may be able to override Obama veto

Kaine to stay on as DNC chair

Analysis illustrates big gap between Medicare taxes and benefits

Vincent Gray inaugurated as D.C. mayor

Six shot in two separate incidents on day new D.C. mayor takes office

Proposed bill would overhaul Va. textbook adoption process


The Los Angeles Times

Governor reduces sentence of former Assembly speaker's son

Schwarzenegger looks back on his seven years in Sacramento

Diane Watson looks back on a career as a legislator and inspiration

Brown's success could depend on his first 100 days



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