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Gus Savage, who served in the House of Representatives representing the 3rd District in Illinois, was born in 1925 in Detroit.

Today in Black America - January 25

POSTED: January 25, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Pitch for Rebuilding Infrastructure Carries Political Challenges

Uncertainty Over Economy Clouds Obama Speech

Bloomberg and Relatives of Shooting Victims Push for Stricter Gun Control

Thomas Cites Failure to Disclose Wife’s Job

Bush White House Broke Elections Law, Report Says

States Help Ex-Inmates Find Jobs

Whither Young Offenders? The Debate Has Begun

Raising False Alarms

What Comes After No?


Detroit Free Press

In Detroit police station shootout, details emerge

Detroit Public Schools approves settlement outlining academic control


DPS settlement could lead to hiring of superintendent

Detroit City Council expected to OK casino site for new public safety headquarters


The Christian Science Monitor


State of the Union: The crafting of a speech


State of the Union: Will Obama's push to the center appeal to the left?

Supreme Court: Man can sue firm that fired him in retaliation against fiancée

Palestine papers: America's approach to peace talks 'a failed policy'?

Palestine Papers: 5 disclosures that are making waves


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta school board castigated, accepts probation


Rogers hopes Atlanta scandal propels school voucher bill


Georgia college students try working inside the system to combat cuts

Bloomberg, MLK III call for gun control fix

Hundreds expected at rally for school choice



The Baltimore Sun

O'Malley's agenda: Gun crime, pension reform, economic development


Cherry Hill residents call for end to violence during march


Montel Williams urges lawmakers to allow medical marijuana



Star Ledger

Gov. Christie to launch campaign encouraging Illinois businesses to relocate to N.J.

Head of N.J. Division of Developmental Disabilities abruptly resigns

N.J. advocates, parents and school officials offer ways to improve charter school law

N.J. labor committee approves bill easing denial of jobless benefits to fired employees


Gov. Christie to change N.J. school funding formula in upcoming budget

Fifteen alleged Bloods gang members are indicted on charges of racketeering, slaying, distributing drugs



The Philadelphia Inquirer


Kenny Gamble's redevelopment plan gets a U.S. grant

Longtime Council member Anna Verna looks to retirement


Harrisburg-reform advocates hopeful

Christie says Camden layoffs illustrate benefits woes


The Chicago Tribune


Emanuel on ruling: 'We'll prevail'

Two legal issues looming large for Supreme Court

Ballot upheaval could shape early and absentee voting

Quinn to OK civil unions, Medicaid overhaul


The Washington Post


Will Republicans and Democrats stand together?

Supreme Court won't be fully represented at State of the Union

FCC's rules to protect Internet access spark claims of violations

New administrator wants to change USAID


Historian accused of altering document

Federal worker union membership drops

Obituary: Samuel F. Yette, influential newsman, first black Washington correspondent for Newsweek


The Los Angeles Times


GOP lawmakers wrestle with budget dissent

Scalia appears at 'tea party' House meeting

L.A. County labor federation endorses little-known election challenger to Parks











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