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Today in Black America - August 10

POSTED: August 10, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Republicans Hold On to Wisconsin Senate After Recall Vote

3 Democratic Senators Named to Deficit Panel

Its Forecast Dim, Fed Vows to Keep Rates Near Zero

A Test for Obama’s View of a One-Term Presidency

In Court, the City’s Fire Commissioner Defends Efforts to Diversify the Ranks


Cuomo Weighs Ending State Limits on Casino Gambling


New York City Will Mandate Sex Education


The Detroit Free Press

Are Michigan's lawmakers really sharing in sacrifice, too?


Unions for Michigan's state workers to seek change together

Michigan will cut public assistance to families who received federal aid

Wayne Memorial High School wins $20,000 in video contest

Lawyer for 2 attorneys fires back in Rosa Parks case



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Implicated APS teachers got bonuses

APS broadens lineup for employee hearings

APS hopes for fresh start

State, local agencies escape downgrade pain so far

Field at Grady Stadium named in honor of principal


The Baltimore Sun


Md. treasurer: S&P sees 'no action' on state credit rating

Fire academy inquiry finds no 'systemic' cheating problems


Mayoral candidates sound off on issues before spirited crowd

State teachers trained on new 'common core' national curriculum



The Star Ledger

N.J.'s senior economist keeps positive outlook, remains cautiously optimistic about state's economic future

President Obama's approval rating slips in N.J., but is still higher than national numbers

Inmate gets 7 years for scheme to smuggle cell phones, drugs into Newark prison


Newark's acting police chief makes first public appearance


Fearful of economy, N.J.-based companies sit on large piles of money



The Chicago Tribune

Schools strong-arm parents to pay fees

Quinn wants to abolish lawmaker scholarship program

Schools CEO, teachers union head discuss longer school day

CPS elicits online feedback on the budget


State's attorney: Law shielding reporters doesn't protect Medill students



The Los Angeles Times


Calif. medical board fails to discipline 710 doctors

Calif. tax revenue plummets in July, raising fear of trigger cuts


L.A. approves deal to bring NFL stadium downtown



The Christian Science Monitor

Fed's interest-rate move wows Dow, but is also sign of plodding recovery

Flash mob attacks: Rising concern over black teen involvement

Riots in Britain reflect today's social ills – and social media

Russell Pearce, father of Arizona immigration law, now facing recall


The Washington Post


Fed pledges low rates, is hesitant to do more

Reid names three to debt-reduction panel


Republicans smell blood in presidential race

House ethics panel punts Waters case

With resumes in hand, hope has its day


Possible slave quarters found at W&M

From London to Philadelphia, youths erupting over theft of their futures



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cuyahoga County Council takes aim at MetroHealth, others that receive tax dollars


More EdChoice vouchers available for private schools in Ohio

Grant will allow local organizations to expand programs to encourage high school students to enter college: Higher Education


USA Today


1990-2010: Diversity remakes USA

Americans cut corners on car costs

IRS: 1,470 millionaires paid no income tax in '09




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