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Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - June 30

POSTED: June 30, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Census: Fewer Black Children in Biggest US Cities

In Deficit Plan, Taxes Must Rise, President Warns

Round 1 in Appeals of Health Care Overhaul Goes to Obama

Fed Halves Debit Card Bank Fees

Despite Fears, Owning Home Retains Allure, Poll Shows

What’s the Most Expensive College? The Least? Education Dept. Puts It All Online

Beneath Connecticut’s Image of Affluence, Deep Fiscal Pain

The Baltimore Sun

City experiences setback on MSAs

Superblock developers granted second six-month extension

$495 million Exxon verdict could grow

College to issue statement Thursday about accreditation

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgians urge unified, apolitical new maps

Growth, taxes collide in Cobb

Atlanta OKs pension overhaul

APS interim leader meets board; candidates make pitch

The Christian Science Monitor

On debt talks, Obama optimistic GOP will do 'the responsible thing'

Obama's push to boost tax revenues: Will voters approve?

Google Ideas's new 'think-do' tank takes on violent extremism

Americans' confidence in news media finally sees uptick, poll shows

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is back to try another budget compromise

Legislature approves redistricting, but challenge likely

Gallery owner Washington convicted in DPS fraud case

With map: Woodward light-rail project surges ahead after Detroit, feds agree on a route

The Chicago Tribune

Clinton Global Initiative focuses on domestic job growth

Emanuel to unions: Contract changes or layoffs

Cook County leader Toni Preckwinkle bumps up budget deadlines

Emanuel, unions look for ways to save $30 million

Blagojevich jury wanted to find him not guilty but couldn't escape facts

The Star Ledger

Poll: Majority of N.J. residents disapprove of Gov. Christie

N.J. Legislature OKs $30.6B budget, awaits Gov. Christie's reply

New N.J. bills could halt growth of charter schools in suburbs, expand in unwelcome areas

As NJN shifts to NJTV, its staff finds a way to say goodbye

N.J. Legislature approves bill restoring prescription drug benefits for AIDS patients

Gov. Christie abolishes N.J. Council on Affordable Housing

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Heights passes emergency curfew to curb accelerating problem with youth crowds

Cleveland Clinic to give East Cleveland money for Huron Hospital closing; Cleveland city sues over closing of trauma center

Ohio Gov. John Kasich signs sentencing reform bill that favors rehab over prison for non-violent felons

Cleveland Foundation awards $18 million in grants

Parade of SB5 opponents delivers referendum petitions to secretary of state

The Los Angeles Times

Another round of tuition hikes likely in California

LAUSD reassigns Academic Decathlon coordinator

Second round of tuition hikes likely at UC and Cal State systems

The Washington Post

Obama tests combative new tone

Democrat: Weak U.S. laws are hurting gun-trafficking fight in Mexico

Brennan: Primary U.S. counterterror focus is on homeland

Leslie Johnson sets off a flurry of questions

Big gains for Pr. George’s schools

3 D.C. police officers suspended

Mayor Gray pledges more police

D.C. streetcars now on track for 2013

USA Today

Obama wants more teamwork in Washington

California district can't afford to use new $105M school

Survey: Dads work more, not less, than other men

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