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Today in Black America - January 26

POSTED: January 26, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Pitches Global Fight for U.S. Jobs in Address

The State of the Union

Obama Sets Stage for Clash of Governing Ideals

After a Detour, Mapping America’s Journey

News Analysis: Pitch for Rebuilding Infrastructure Carries Political Challenges

Financial Crisis Was Avoidable, Inquiry Finds

N.R.A. Stymies Firearms Research, Scientists Say

Bloomberg’s Gun-Limits Coalition Grows, but Finds a Hard Sell in Washington

Detroit Free Press

Civil Rights Commission plans forum on bullying

DPS to offer community college classes

Council reverses, backs police HQ at old MGM site

The Christian Science Monitor

'Report card' on science: Most US students aren't 'proficient'

Tea party to GOP: Don't spare Pentagon from budget ax

Home prices fall again: Eight keys to the housing market future

West Africa Rising: World Bank offers Internet 'revolution' to Sierra Leone, Liberia

Possible source of Palestine papers leak

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Judge upholds gun ban in churches

Hundreds rally for more k-12 options

Deal announces new plans for jobs, water, education

Georgia 4th and 8th graders fall below national average on science test

Star Ledger

Gov. Christie is appealing $271M bill from U.S. government for ARC tunnel

Mitt Romney visits Gov. Christie, lays groundwork for second presidential campaign

N.J. Senate panel approves 32 of Gov. Christie's nominations

New Port Authority chairman says his role is not to mediate spending disputes between Christie, Cuomo

N.J. lawmaker introduces bill reinstating the death penalty

With NCAA tournament, Newark sees an economic impact beyond actual revenue

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Radical restructuring for 18 chronically failing Phila. schools

Arbitrator restores free DRPA rides

Supporters rally in Capitol for school-choice Senate bill

Nutter expands ethics rules for most city workers

Baltimore Sun

Test on government to finish high school may be eliminated

Md. politicians praise State of the Union address

Md. unemployment rate holds steady for fourth month at 7.4%

Gun policy scholar wants shift in firearm control laws, discussion

City school board approves reorganization plan

The Washington Post

Obama challenges the nation - and the GOP

Obama scores big laughs at Uncle Sam's expense

The true lives of the president's props

Bachmann: We're in 'early days of a history-making turn'

Surplus of spite

More than 62,000 guns unaccounted for in U.S. since 2008, report finds

Gray, Brown differ on vouchers

D.C. unemployment rate dips

The Chicago Tribune

Charter school friends, foes headed for CPS showdown

Court agrees to hear Emanuel appeal

Chico gets firefighters' endorsement

The Los Angeles Times

California controller seeks more power to examine city finances

Prop. 8 opponents ask California high court to reject federal court's request for ruling

California to audit 18 redevelopment agencies

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