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Today in Black America - August 24

POSTED: August 24, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Markets Will Look for Hints in Bernanke’s Words

Why Another Democrat Wouldn't Do Better Than Obama in 2012


Pataki Visit Stirs Speculation About Presidential Bid

Addressing the Justice Gap

As Budgets Continue to Shrink, the Lines Will Grow in California Civil Courts

With False Tale About Gang Rape, Strauss-Kahn Case Crumbles

777 School Employees Will Be Let Go, in the Largest Layoff Under Bloomberg


The Christian Science Monitor

West Africa Rising: Nigeria sends two new satellites into space

How does Obama want to reshape preschools? Education Department shows its hand.


States' bottom line improves, but can the good news last?


Libya erupts as Qaddafi's compound falls to rebels


The Washington Post

Waiting for word on new Fed action


Pro-Obama debt panel representation


Perry holds the record on executions

Sarah Palin team fights speculation about run

Study: Slow mail to save $1.5 billion

‘Nepotism and cronyism’ found in hiring of Gray administration

Fannie Mae to end annual homeless walkathon on Mall in November



The Star Ledger

N.J.'s top court rules League of Municipalities is subject to open records law

N.J. to receive $158M in homeland security grants


Fourth arrest made in connection with fatal Newark shooting of off-duty Essex County corrections officer


ACLU suing Newark over transparency in Facebook founder's $100M donation to city schools



The Detroit Free Press

Ex-DPS worker gets 14 months for stealing

Insurance plan set for vote

State bill could mandate time off for parent-teacher conferences, more

Romney far ahead, Perry No. 2 among Mich. Republican primary voters


The Chicago Tribune

Quinn, Emanuel spat now includes sinkholes, project signs

1-year-old girl shot in head in S. Chicago

CPS budget to be considered Wednesday as teachers union and mayor fight battles

CPS starts work on longer school day, CTU head declines to serve on committee



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clark Atlanta preps five high school students for college

Atlanta customer fights $45K water bill


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland's infant mortality rate drops to lowest level on record

City tries to stop wrongful tax credits

Growing enrollments, aging schools hit systems around Md.


The Los Angeles Times


Advocates push controversial public aid bill


California mental hospitals are dangerous, legislators told


Lax land oversight cost California millions

California education bill gets an A

UCLA law professor opposes naming institute after Lowell Milken


USA Today


East is all shook up after strong earthquake

Obama's economy speech faces GOP squeeze


Democratic Party's fundraising sluggish in July


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County considering health care benefits for employees' partners

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan critical of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's plan to privatize turnpike







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