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Today in Black America - July 1

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The New York Times

Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

White House Sees Date for Budget Deal or Bust

Romney Blasts Obama as ‘a Failure’ on the Economy

MSNBC Suspends Halperin Over Slur

A Safety Valve for Inmates, the Arts, Fades in California

Thousands of Prison Terms in Crack Cases Could Be Eased

Cuomo Administration Closing 7 Prisons, 2 in New York City

Connecticut Steps Closer to Widespread Layoffs


The Baltimore Sun

In-state tuition opponents confident of referendum

Alonso signs new contract for four more years


Former Senator Theatre owner vows run for council president

Tech, public safety workers among best paid in Balto. Co.

Almost 3,000 Md. firms, firm locations closed in 2009


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Eddie Long accuser arrested

Feds indict Fulton jail officers

Public school funding scrutinized

APS cheating report goes to Deal

ATL pension overhaul saves jobs


The Detroit Free Press

Detroit cuts won't be as deep as feared; Bing, Council strike deal

Budget compromise spares some key Detroit services, but cuts still ahead


Kilpatrick's book contract directs profits to sister's company

Detroit's Census Bureau office to close by 2013


Detroit man honored after pulling girl from burning home


The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie signs state budget after series of deep cuts

PolitiFact New Jersey: Did Christie promise no education cuts when he was running for governor?


Universities in N.J. are some of the costliest in the nation

Christie says plan to abolish Council on Affordable Housing will streamline government

NJN signs off today, leaving 130 people out of work

Nuclear regulators approve license renewals for two PSEG reactors in Salem County

VIDEO: Hudson County charges a dozen people with four murders under state gang criminality law


The Chicago Tribune

Quinn cuts $376 million from state budget

Illinois death penalty ban kicks in

Cook County pulls plug on Project Shield

Mayor Rahm Emanuel to unions: Contract changes or layoffs


The Christian Science Monitor

Debt crisis: Senate cancels holiday leave, but will it accomplish anything?


US prisoners sentenced under strict crack cocaine laws get relief


Civil rights survey: 3,000 US high schools don't have math beyond Algebra I

Campaign 2012: what fundraising totals will tell us about the candidates

Denis Mukwege helps women ravaged by Congo war


The Washington Post

Geithner weighs exit after debt deal

Bachmann’s unique appeal

Romney’s strategy: Get in Obama’s face

Pentagon costs rising fast, CBO warns

Study looks at stroke treatment disparity for blacks

Leslie Johnson pleads guilty

Trying to save someone else’s child


The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD OKs budget with layoffs, pay cuts

Brown signs rare, on-time state budget

California given strict deadline to reduce prison population

L.A. Unified's faulty approach to homework

Black student chained to locker, finds noose around dummy in alleged racial bullying incident


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Heights' teen curfew brings questions in regard to legality, and whether it targets minorities

GED graduates celebrate achievement at Tri-C commencement Thursday night

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson replaces two school board members


Gov. John Kasich signs two-year state budget, but vetoes seven items first

Glenville coal-fired plant among the country's most harmful on low-income communities









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