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Today in Black America - July 13

POSTED: July 13, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Debt Talk Mired, Leader for G.O.P. Proposes Option

Agreement on Debt Talks: Health Groups Dislike Proposals


Editorial: A Pathway Out of the Debt Crisis

Why Taxes Will Rise

Task Force Recommends Improvements for Nuclear Plants


Schools Chiefs See a Path to Proposing Their Own Accountability Systems

An Alabamian as Polarizing as the Issues

Mayoral Election Still Two Years Off, but Fund-Raising Is Already Well Under Way

Pride, and Sadness, as a Nation Is Born


The Detroit Free Press

Feds want Detroit officials' hands off Head Start money

Democrat's bill would let counseling students decline clients over beliefs

Number of Detroit Police Department reforms increase


Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyers appeal judge's order on book

Groups team up to provide meals for metro Detroit kids


The Baltimore Sun

In the background of Baltimore mayor's race: Sheila Dixon

Preschool for homeless children losing its own home

Johnson returns to P.G. council to cast votes despite resignation


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta’s testing scandal adds fuel to U.S. debate

‘I will do it,’ vows APS interim chief


Dallas-area parents want ex-APS official fired from top job

Hundreds wait outside the Pardons and Paroles office

Lawsuit: Prison guards attacked inmates

Georgia farmers to seek study of losses tied to labor shortages


The Star Ledger

N.J. Republicans refuse to restore $139M in aid to struggling cities

N.J. public school districts to receive at least 2 percent funding increase


Despite recent shootings, Newark's top cop believes violence is on the decline

Make a Splash program teaches Newark-area children how to swim


Bayonne police issue arrest warrant for seventh suspect in beating of Bayonne man who remains in coma


The Christian Science Monitor

McConnell's last ditch debt ceiling plan: What's in it for Republicans?

Wisconsin recall elections begin, a legacy of Scott Walker's labor union wars

Betty Ford to Michelle Obama: How seven first ladies have changed the office

The test for teachers – mastering their fears

Libya conflict: Is Qaddafi's exit in the offing?



The Chicago Tribune

Wis. Democrats prevail over 'fake' candidates

Quinn to sign 'clean coal' bill, open door to Chicago plant

Emanuel announces plan to raise private funds to make city building more energy efficient


The Los Angeles Times

Restaurants to offer a healthier kids' menu

Highest-paid state employee isn't allowed to do job

Los Angeles' bond rating downgraded

More hate crimes against gays reported in U.S.

Janice Hahn wins House seat


The Washington Post

Congress hears outcry from business lobby on debt ceiling and deficit

Cantor’s strategic sneer

Grover Norquist, the anti-tax enforcer behind the scenes of the debt debate


McConnell unveils complex debt plan

Pills prevent HIV infection in heterosexual men and women, 2 new African studies say

Drug dealer’s death sentence thrown out

D.C. Council’s big shake-up


Montgomery Co. mulls teen curfew



The Cleveland Plain-Dealer

Ohio bill would make CPR a license requirement for teens

Tenants, attorneys accuse Cleveland property owners of cruel treatment

Group with Obama ties will fight repeal of health reform in Ohio


Stan Heffner, former Lake County superintendent, named state superintendent

Cleveland schools CEO's proposed contract would pay him $230,000



USA Today

Many small businesses see late payments

Airport security breached 25,000 times since 2001

Obama campaign records $86M haul




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