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Today in Black America - July 7

POSTED: July 07, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

As Claims Mount, Murdoch Faces Parliament’s Ire

The Murdoch Style, Under Pressure

President Looks for Broader Deal on Deficit Cuts

Settlement Is Reached in Suit Over Katrina Grants

First Study of Its Kind Shows Benefits of Providing Medical Insurance to Poor


Black Chicagoans Fuel Growth of South Suburbs

Former Agriculture Official Named in Corruption Case

Strauss-Kahn Won’t Plead Guilty to Any Charges, His Lawyers Say

Cuomo Triumphs by Courting the Capitol He Ran Against


The Detroit Free Press


Detroit City Council considers suing Kwame Kilpatrick

Study: Less teens, more singles giving birth in Michigan

Bring DPS staff back by Aug. 1, groups demand


DPS picks board members for 5 new charter schools

Kilpatrick book points blame at 'my enemies'


The Baltimore Sun

Rawlings-Blake proposes mayoral debates

Child shot at harbor healthy enough to run 'like a maniac'

Mayor talks about Inner Harbor violence

Verizon to pay $20 million to settle discrimination suit



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Transit list to be chopped


Lawyer: Hall unaware of cheating

District weighs effect on classes, donors

Special monitors in Atlanta schools


The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie vetoes are designed to cut down on 'red tape'

Senate Democrats plan hearings to examine Christie budget cuts

Report blames zoning laws for lack of affordable housing in New Jersey

Five men sentenced for roles in cocaine distribution ring run by state corrections officer

Newark Mayor Cory Booker seeks ways to close city's $45M budget gap


Newark councilman proposes city eateries that stay open late hire armed security guards


The Chicago Tribune

Violence grips Chicago's Roseland neighborhood

Mayor eyes overtime cuts, longer workdays

Race, population loss will make city remap tricky

Final shuttle mission launches memories of orbit


The Los Angeles Times

Stopping that 'summer slide' in academics

Assembly Speaker John Pérez wins small victory in disbanding Vernon

FDIC sues IndyMac ex-CEO Michael Perry



The Christian Science Monitor

What have been Obama's biggest mistakes? Twitter users get an answer.

Labor unions: the latest moves to empower or weaken them

Affordable colleges: What can universities do to keep costs down?

Atlanta cheating scandal: Should educators face jail for 'robbing' kids?

US 'offering' to keep troops in Iraq? More like begging for permission to stay.


The Washington Post

In debt talks, Social Security on the table

Obama not ready to play 14th Amendment card

At Twitter town hall, Obama concedes ‘not enough’ done to address housing crisis

Documents show Exxon reassured regulators that failed Montana pipeline was deeply buried


Where’s Leslie Johnson?

Police criticized over hate crime cases

Montgomery considers first charter school

Housing policy an issue at Fairfax polls


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says charter schools likely if they improve education

Ohio Tea Party groups seek ballot measure to reject new federal health care law


USA Today

Men gain more jobs than women in recovery

Atlanta joins growing list of school-exam scandals






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