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Today in Black America - July 12

POSTED: July 12, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Grasping Centrist Banner in Debt Impasse

Budget Talks Beginning to Take On a Testy Air

Editorial: Ideology Trumps Economics

Obama Administration Rolls Out Standards for Health Insurance Marketplaces

Union Chief Faults School Reform From ‘On High’

Overriding the Jury in Capital Cases

Solar Panels Still Rare, Despite Glow of $7 Power Bills


The Detroit Free Press

3-year-old killed by a stray bullet in Detroit

5 shot at Cooley High School reunion

Feds sending Detroit help cutting red tape, tapping dollars for growth

With video: U.S. puts faith in Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's neighborhood renewal plan


Former Detroit Public Schools emergency financial manager denies that district spent $1.6 million on travel

Rochelle Riley: Verbal attacks on Obama go too far



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ex-APS official put on leave in Texas

Four APS superintendents removed in scandal fallout

Hall could lose national award

New Atlanta school superintendent begins to make changes


The Christian Science Monitor

Debt ceiling deal: Boehner's no-new-taxes pledge calms jittery conservatives

Will Rupert Murdoch's woes cross the Atlantic?

Minnesota government shutdown: What could end it?



The Star Ledger

Newark-led petition asks Obama to deny Medicaid waiver application

N.J. judge shortage: benches are empty, court calendars full

N.J. Dems unable to gain any Republican support to override Christie's budget vetoes

Two shootings in Newark leave one dead and at least seven wounded

Atlantic City casino revenue down by 3.4 percent in June, best showing since February

Camden mayor names new civilian police director


Braun: Advocates of privatized education want to end public schools

N.J. education task force to hold public hearings


The Chicago Tribune

State lawmakers put off decision on request to block state workers' pay raises


Emanuel cuts use of city credit cards

Chicago-area children with diabetes join worldwide congress

Family talks about Boystown safety and how area has changed

Outside experts put Chicago schools under microscope



The Washington Post

Partisan divide on debt talks deepens

Don’t blame both sides

Editorial: Obama gets it right on a debt deal

Cantor wants to win by walking

Pr. George’s bolstering leadership

Dean backs Turner for Johnson’s seat

Arrest in shop owner’s slaying



The Baltimore Sun

NAACP seeks Justice Dept. investigation into Arundel police

Home sales still falling, but new contracts highest since 2007

Inspiration for 'Wire,' character urges nonviolence

Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes


The Los Angeles Times

Government isn't touching Arkansas terrorism case

CalPERS adds $12 billion to California economy, study says

Redistricting panel cancels second draft of legislative maps


Highly rated instructors go beyond teaching to the standardized test


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland to get federal team's help on economic development

'Lost Boys of Sudan' celebrate birth of their new country

Cleveland school district clearing way for possible headquarters sale






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