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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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