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Today in Black America - September 15

POSTED: February 15, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama’s Budget Focuses on Path to Rein in Deficit

The Obama Budget

Reagan and Reality

Common Cause Asks Court About Thomas Speech

Facebook Officials Keep Quiet on Its Role in Revolts


As Schools Face Cutbacks, a Debate Over What’s Fair


Detroit Free Press

A look at homes Detroit's police can buy


2nd hearing set on e-mails in Greene case

Dave Bing travels to New Orleans to learn rebuilding lessons

Michigan stands to lose -- and gain -- with Obama's proposed budget

Survey: Obama's approval rating slips further in Michigan



The Christian Science Monitor


World's top 5 economies: Most Americans already think China is No. 1

Does Obama budget 'win the future'? Six ways he wants to boost innovation.

Why Pentagon budget cuts might not be as impressive as they sound

On eve of Chicago election, a call to confront city's legacy of corruption


Five African stories you may have missed during Egypt's revolt



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta to review 16 schools with high test erasures

Sherrod sues blogger

Atlanta schools official reassigned pending "go to hell" investigation

Pimp gets life for raping 15-year-old



The Star Ledger

U.S. education secretary criticizes N.J. GOP plan to cut preschool budget in urban areas

Senate panel approves charging stations for electric cars along N.J. Turnpike, Garden State Parkway

Testimony begins in N.J. education funding cuts case

Efforts to recall Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy will most likely fail


Chicago Tribune


Emanuel suggests Ed Burke could lose committee post


Low-key del Valle turns up the heat in Chicago mayor race

Braun, Chico get campaign assists


The Baltimore Sun

Teacher buyouts cause backlash in city

Loyola investigating whether professor has ties to hate group

Mentoring and training programs to target Baltimore youth

Number of black-owned firms grows 61% in Baltimore area



The Washington Post

A budget of vastly diminished ambitions

What the budget says about America


House GOPers counter Obama budget plan with deep cuts

The GOP loves freedom, but not for Egypt


Why Kennedy may not be the decider on health care

Johnson, former Prince George's county executive, charged with taking $200,000 in bribes

President Obama spares D.C. from harsh cuts


The Los Angeles Times


Government contractors targeted Chamber of Commerce's critics


In e-mails, Bell official talks about fat salaries


Thomas A. Saenz: Brown considers an activist for state Supreme Court appointment

Colorado school district has wealth, success — and an eye on vouchers



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