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Today in Black America - September 2

POSTED: September 02, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Jobs Report Preview

Plan to Create Jobs Is a Balancing Act for President Obama

Oh, Grow Up

G.O.P. vs. Obama: Disrespect or Just Politics?

U.S. Is Set to Sue a Dozen Big Banks Over Mortgages

No Slack for Obama's Uncle

Bloomberg Hid Crucial Detail as Aide Resigned: An Arrest

At Columbia, Faith of Some in President Is Shaken

The Christian Science Monitor

Dream Act: California embraces anti-Arizona role on illegal immigration

American college kid joins Libya rebels for 'vacation'

Obama speech: Why was the timing so complicated?

For US economy, investments first, jobs to come later

The Washington Post

Jobs report to help answer whether U.S. is sliding back into recession

White House plays down speech fight

Voters press GOP candidates on immigration

House GOP intensifies Solyndra probe

Chuck Hagel ‘disgusted’ by Republicans

Virginia redistricting may be postponed

Pr. George's keeps AAA bond rating

Reflecting on Barry’s Ward 8 ‘ghetto’

The Star Ledger

Newark's first female police chief brings no-nonsense approach to city police force

More N.J. counties pushing for hurricane disaster aid

Anne Patterson sworn in to N.J. Supreme Court

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack proposes retroactive police pay cuts to avoid most of the 108 officer layoffs

Trenton court director is placed on leave while judge checks his criminal record

The Detroit Free Press

Rosa Parks keepsake collection worth up to $10M; offers priceless glimpse into history

Tips sought in slaying of Osborn High football player

Back-to-school expo will seek youth input to combat violence

Wayne County to build new high-tech jail in downtown Detroit

Detroit Public Schools making gains, U.S. education secretary Arne Duncan says

Detroit Public Schools on mission to keep students safe

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS may nix bonus pay plan

Fulton superintendent "not intimidated" by deposit demand

Clark to lead Clark Atlanta University's grad programs

The Baltimore Sun

Md. shows nearly $1 billion budget surplus

Cummings notes progress in inquiry into nephew's killing

The Chicago Tribune

Nearly a quarter of Illinois' boards and commissions inactive

Parents sue CPS over child's death

Rep. Joe Walsh snubs President Barack Obama with plan to skip Obama speech

The Los Angeles Times

Slump in sales of new homes keeps economy down

Professor is accused of being a biker-gang leader and drug dealer

California Democrats promise changes to business regulations

L.A. lawmakers try to sell NFL stadium plan to colleagues

USA Today

Economists' tips on creating jobs

Rice rips Cheney book

Sponsored bills belie power of House freshmen

A 'frustrated' President Obama looks to turn things around

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio corrections system sells one prison to private operator, reorganizes four others

President Obama's education secretary to meet with Cleveland mayor, other officials

Cleveland police seek youth interested in police work

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