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Today in Black America - July 14

POSTED: July 14, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Tensions Escalate as Stakes Grow in Fiscal Clash

Obama Camp Says It Raised $47 Million for His Run

News Corp. Newspapers May Face U.S. Inquiry

As Immigration Audits Increase, Some Employers Pay a High Price

If Indian Point Closes, Plenty of Challenges

Cuomo Says Curbing Public Pension Benefits Will Be His Top Goal in ’12


The Detroit Free Press

Light-rail plans sputter over who will supervise

More than 35,000 participate in Metro Youth Day on Belle Isle

Local charter school founder to lead at DPS

Detroit charter school the star of new reality show

Senate puts 48-month limit on welfare


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta to receive $4.2 million from Bloomberg to create call center

APS may forfeit $1M


Hall farewell touts ‘momentum and milestones'

Deal suggests merging early-learning programs

Rev. Henry Joyner Jr., 79: Was first black minister appointed in the United Methodist Church



The Baltimore Sun

Court upholds dismissal of bribery charges vs. Holton

Bias trial postponed in favor of mediation


Cordish set to make announcement at Power Plant

Greening rolls back blight in Reservoir Hill


The Star Ledger

N.J. Dems may rebut budget but budging is up to Gov. Christie


NJ Transit approves $1.9B budget to keep fares frozen

N.J. Board of Ed votes to relax hiring requirements for superintendents in the state's most troubled districts

Back-from-the-dead Resorts Casino Hotel gets new license


Camden council nixes hiring of police director

N.J. Assembly to hold hearings looking at cuts made to programs aimed at children


The Chicago Tribune

Chicago reshaping its political landscape

Cook County Board wants more details on foreclosure program

Emanuel to cut city credit cards from 500+ to 30

Brown may face primary race for circuit clerk's office



The Los Angeles Times

Regulations OKd for 'Parent Trigger' law

State bills raise conservative group's profile

Students ask regents to reject proposed UC tuition hike



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Ohio Senate passes late-term abortion ban, sends bill to governor's desk for final approval


The Washington Post

Debt-limit plan splits Hill GOP leaders

Without a deal, tough choices: Who gets paid?

Ads defend seniors’ benefits

Lobbying through films

Turning to the Web to repeal laws

Discord over police boundary plans


USA Today

Foreclosure delays could hold off housing rebound

Medicare age hike could save $125B over 10 years

Science, tech jobs see better pay, study finds

Programs cropping up to address 'food deserts'




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