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Today in Black America - July 6

POSTED: July 06, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Summons G.O.P. and Democratic Leaders for Deficit Reduction Talks

Romney Questioned on Critique of Economy Under Obama

E.P.A. Chief Stands Firm as Tough Rules Loom

Preserving Health Coverage for the Poor

Systematic Cheating Is Found in Atlanta’s School System

As Budgets Are Trimmed, Time in Class Is Shortened


Pushing Boundaries, Mixed-Race Artists Gain Notice

In Reversal, Schools Doing Well Can Keep Unspent Funds

City Workers’ Bias Suits Rise, Despite Softer Bloomberg Tone


Detroit Free Press

Macomb County considers ending foreclosure reprieve on occupied homes

Human services agencies get some respite from federal budget cuts


The Baltimore Sun

Mayoral challengers sound off on crime

Carl Stokes files for 12th District seat

Police continue to investigate shooting, stabbing that followed fireworks

City kicks off a 'Grand Prix' of summer learning for students


Spurned city casino developer alleges reverse discrimination

Workforce group launches regional 'green jobs' site



The Christian Science Monitor

Can President Obama jump-start debt talks?

America's biggest teacher and principal cheating scandal unfolds in Atlanta


California budget: A sign that the Golden State is finally on the right track?


West Africa Rising: Libya war boosting Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb?


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hall, aides buried info on misconduct

Gov: 'Consequences' for APS cheating


The Star Ledger

NJTV airs live lottery drawings - but only on the web, angering some N.J. ticket buyers

Kean University, Essex County College issued warnings after failing reviews

Small pool of NJ FamilyCare members spared from Gov. Christie budget cuts

Four Newark shootings in 45-minute span leave 3 people dead, 2 hospitalized

N.J. Senate leader Sweeney won't apologize for his tirade against Gov. Christie



The Washington Post

U.S. secretly held terror suspect on Navy ship

Obama to host Twitter town hall

How many Democrats crave the tea?

Connecticut 1st state to require paid sick leave

Leslie Johnson moves up resignation date


The Los Angeles Times

Locke High School graduation: A Locke High milestone

Assembly passes bill to require contributions of gays in textbooks


California pays more than 1,400 workers in excess of $200,000


Hunger strike spreads to more California prisons


The Chicago Tribune

Stabbing adds to Boystown's street-crime woes

Quinn says he's ready to meet union in court

Illinois erases state's last writing exam

Chicago Public Schools considers tax increase: Officials in financially strapped system could seek to collect $100 million more in property taxes


Emanuel proposes ethics ordinance for lobbyists


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mystery surrounds 2009 showdown between Cleveland police and state prison guards

Cleveland Heights City Council revises tough curfew ordinance







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