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Today in Black America - February 8

POSTED: February 08, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Presses Business Leaders to Hire and Invest

Obama Wants Jobless Aid Help for States

A Terrible Divide


Democratic Leadership Council Suspends Its Operations


Muslims to Be Congressional Hearings’ Main Focus

U.S. Plan to Replace Principals Hits Snag: Who Will Step In?

Lawmakers’ End of Earmarks Affects Local Programs Large and Small

Among Nation’s Youngest, Analysis Finds Fewer Whites

Most New York Students Are Not College-Ready


Detroit Free Press

Detroit police offered renovated homes for as little as $1,000

Metro Detroit nonprofits guard against inside theft

Rochelle Riley: Now the world knows true Detroit story

DPS, unions squabble over deal to privatize more services

Marva Morris: Pioneering pediatrician mentored many


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama to US companies: Time to hire and invest is now

A JFK moment for Obama at the US Chamber of Commerce

Nine states don't give maximum unemployment benefits: Does yours?

South Africa's truckers threaten 'devastating' strike


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia businesses wary about immigration crackdown

College students adjust to get into slim job market

College students adjust to get into slim job market


Clark Atlanta housing vacancies threaten bonds



The Star Ledger

Trenton politicians raise concerns about Partners for Progress PAC donation reports

Gov. Christie fires 71 Passaic Valley Sewerage Commissioners employees

N.J. Attorney General's Office handling probe into shootout, standoff in downtown Salem

National Black HIV-AIDS Awareness Day event in Trenton church promotes awareness

N.J. School Report Card data shows average per-pupil spending increased, but dropped in Newark, other urban districts

Gov. Christie calls law designed to help low-income senior citizens, disabled pay cable TV bills 'dumb'


The Baltimore Sun

Rawlings-Blake calls for 'tough choices,' new projects

Education coalition mobilizing to fight cuts to Baltimore schools


Maryland Politics: Democrats in Senate show signs of fracture


Jobs grew 6 percent in downtown Baltimore in 2010



The Chicago Tribune

Blago: Emanuel tape 'missing'

Jesse White backs Rahm Emanuel


Schools will be major test for next mayor

DuPage Co. officials to decide today on mosque plan


The Washington Post

U.S. judicial vacancies are reaching crisis point

Mayor to world: Save my city

The GOP's selective memory on Ronald Reagan

Polls: Americans like what the GOP's offering

Wealthy take up arms


Reagan's legacy for federal workers



The Los Angeles Times

Concern growing on childhood obesity, poll finds


California higher education leaders warn of further tuition increases

At a Super Bowl party, game-changing ideas about education

Admissions process is latest problem at downtown L.A. arts high school





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