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Today in Black America - January 28

POSTED: January 28, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

New White House Press Secretary Part of Makeover

McCain Ex-Aide Suspected As Anonymous ‘O’ Author

Divisions on the Right Over Gays in Its Ranks

Gates Says New Military Policy on Gays Can Start Soon


Memphis to Vote on Transferring School System to County

Talk of Bipartisan Progress Fading in Arizona

Obama and Corporate America


Sharp Rise in Suspensions at City’s Schools Is Cited


Plan to Upgrade New Jersey Jail Into Model for Immigrant Detention Centers

Brooklyn College Revokes Instructor’s Appointment to Teach Mideast Politics



Detroit Free Press

City, suburbs gear up for battle over who'll control Detroit water system

Union says it will fight Sodexo's deal to take over DPS building services

Embezzlement charges against Blackwell dismissed

Detroiters don't trust Bing's plan to shrink city through relocations

Muslim population set to outpace others


The Christian Science Monitor


Regime vs. protesters: Which will Obama back in Arab world?

Causes of the financial crisis? Commission ends in hung jury.

Gun control in Congress: Lawmakers must shed their fear of NRA

Republicans now as nimble as Democrats on social media, study finds

Robert Mugabe clamps down further in Zimbabwe


Atlanta Journal Constitution

24 reassigned in cheating probe

APD officers under investigation

Long meets with spiritual leaders

Sandy Springs officer alleges racial discrimination in lawsuit


Star Ledger

Christie highlights education and benefits reform, fiscal discipline in Chamber of Commerce address


Bergen County detective files lawsuit against prosecutor's office

Planning group calls for $15B expansion of Newark, LaGuardia, JFK airports

Jersey City and Bayonne state legislators tout 'opportunity scholarships' for certain students

Ex-Sparta instructor admits making racial slur, punching autistic woman

Jailhouse slaying of Newark man incarcerated for overdue traffic fines was 'great tragedy,' prosecutor says


The Philadelphia Inquirer

SEPTA to borrow $175 million for new fare system

Judge rejects Greene's defamation claim

Camden layoffs impacting snow removal efforts

Pa. auditor general calls for halt to new prisons


Chicago Tribune

Ruling keeps Emanuel in the race

Excerpts from Illinois Supreme Court's ruling on Emanuel

Burge keeps his pension

Preckwinkle criticizes Dart on payroll

Coalition wants to help find new CPS chief


The Washington Post

Tea Party Caucus meets without key players


Republicans could smother the tea party

Hawaii lawmakers want release of Obama birth records


Adios, color-coded terror alerts

GOP weighs privatizing Medicare

Will House GOP revert to form on D.C.?

Gray meets with Speaker Boehner

The House and D.C.


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. school officer faked shooting story, LAPD says

Bell official says city's finances worse than thought

L.A. Councilmen Huizar, Parks still outpace foes in fundraising




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