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Today in Black America - July 29

POSTED: July 29, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House Puts Off Debt Vote as Press by Boehner Fails

Surprise Ending to Day of Strong-Arming, Head Counts and Meetings

Interactive: Charting the American Debt Crisis

The Centrist Cop-Out

Labor Official Quits, Accused of Steering Work to Friends

Long Fights for Sports Equity, Even With a Law

Slower Racial Change Found in Census of City

Dakota Discrimination Suit May Proceed, a Judge Rules


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Rosa Parks essay reveals rape attempt

Post-slavery South chained to hard labor

With hundreds left to hire, teaching jobs on rebound

2 APS principals dispute cheating


The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Thousands of Detroiters sign up to help the city

State attorney general Schuette to appeal ruling striking down affirmative action ban

Michigan to study district's financial woes

Drug runner gets 22-year prison term


The Star Ledger

Christie's asthma attack becomes national news, raises questions about governor's health

Trenton school board keeps 128 working after union agrees to pay concessions

Former aircraft mechanic at Newark Airport admits role in drug smuggling ring


Christ Hospital in Jersey City in talks to be taken over by for-profit healthcare system


The Baltimore Sun


Vision for East Baltimore gets testy reception from residents

Curran stands by statements on 911 callers and guns

Group alleges discrimination at Balto. Co. complex


The Christian Science Monitor


Why John Boehner is determined to pass his doomed debt-ceiling bill

Obama's lead in 2012 presidential election vanishes, poll finds

US reports a drop in jobless claims. Is this the beginning of something?

Four reasons help is slow to reach Somalia’s famine victims


The Los Angeles Times


Governor approves settlement of lawsuit alleging retaliation

State auditor calls for transparency in UC funding

Local day laborers: Older, undocumented, undereducated



The Chicago Tribune


Cook County hospitals head chosen, sources say

Emanuel going easy on Teamsters

Early peek at Cook County budget isn't rosy

City Council approves Emanuel's new operator for O'Hare international terminal's shops, restaurants

Emanuel's ethics push stalls over nonprofit groups



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mayor Frank Jackson names Bernardo Garcia as Cleveland's new water commissioner

Cleveland schools seeking nearly $50 million in givebacks, Cleveland Teachers Union says

More Cuyahoga County workers lose their jobs in consolidation

Ohio's elections chief sets order for Senate Bill 5 referendum and other ballot issues


USA Today

Spending cuts could curb economic growth

Teacher who blogged about her 'lazy' students gets her job back

NAACP urges minorities to get to polls in 2012






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