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Today in Black America - July 26

POSTED: July 26, 2011, 7:00 am

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The New York Times

Russia Youth Group and Putin Distance Themselves From Killer’s Compliments

Parties Head to Showdown as Obama Warns of a ‘Crisis’

A ‘Unique Opportunity’ on the Debt Ceiling, Lost

Republican Wreckage

Recession Study Finds Hispanics Hit the Hardest

Federal Auditors Will Soon Review Health Insurance Rates in 10 States

Interviews by Strauss-Kahn’s Accuser Raise Doubts About Prosecutors’ Plans

Hospital Executive Bribed 3 Lawmakers, Judge Is Told

The Detroit Free Press

Burned girl's body may be linked to missing child

City of Detroit's finance director latest appointee to leave

Wal-Mart's $2M aids Detroit summer youth programs

Exam will resume Aug. 29 for Detroit mom in standoff with police

New Live Downtown Detroit program to offer cash incentives to 16K workers

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS board sanctioned by attorney general

Dallas district keeps ex-APS deputy on paid leave

Project GRAD Atlanta helps inner-city students find success

The Baltimore Sun

City police internal affairs commander reassigned

Consumer advocates call for review of BGE program

Maryland's federal workers fret over debt talks

Federal judge to rule by next week on dismissal of Currie charges

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago State let failing students stay on the rolls

Hospitals take cultural sensitivity seriously

Chicago's inspector general criticizes the Emanuel administration on business group

Quinn acknowledges signing inadequate budget, blames GOP

CDC still listening to youth vaccination debate

The Christian Science Monitor

What was accomplished in Obama and Boehner speeches?

Federal court: If you're arrested, officials can take a DNA sample

Chicago police use more deadly force as gang war heats up

The Washington Post

Americans increasingly unhappy with Washington’s effort on jobs, poll finds

Obama spars with Boehner as deadline looms

A crisis that will hurt both parties

Wealth gap is wider than ever

Job with contractor looks less secure

The Star Ledger

In face of lawsuit, Gov. Christie makes copy of calendar public, revealing private dinner with Fox News chief

N.J. owes thousands of corrections officers back pay, judge rules

Newark FBI office rolls out campaign designed to stop health care fraud

Former Jersey City office manager at N.J City University pleads guilty to helping husband steal more than 400K from student funds

USA Today

Number of homeless veterans explodes

Investigators in Atlanta cheating scandal discuss culture of corruption

Obama unveils plan to fight organized crime

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Rep. Marcia Fudge seeks Justice Department oversight over voter ID laws

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