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Today in Black America - July 12

POSTED: July 12, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Volcker Pushes for Reform, Regretting Past Silence

Bank Bailout Is Potent Issue for Fall Elections

Obama to Outline Plan to Cut H.I.V. Infections

Governors Voice Grave Concerns on Immigration

End of Census, and for Many, End of Job

A Few Blocks, 4 Years, 52,000 Police Stops

Restoring a Hallowed Vision

The Christian Science Monitor

Libya's Qaddafi latest to challenge Israel's Gaza blockade
Mehserle trial verdict draws violence to Oakland, legal scrutiny

Emptier prisons: Inmate population drops for first time in 40 years

Baltimore Sun

MTA chief vows focus on service quality

Ruppersberger to offer commuter bill of rights after MARC incidents

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Foreclosures declining in metro Atlanta

APD's new chief prepared well for the job

Atlanta schools cheating probe faces scrutiny

Detroit Free Press

Synagro cash was reached for by many, records show

Detroit Public Schools issue of mayoral oversight to go before council

The Washington Post

Progressives hope 'One Nation' coalition can recapture grass-roots fervor

GOP takeover could make committee staff member Democrats' 'worst nightmare'

Gates Foundation playing pivotal role in changes for education system

N.Va. nonprofit's plight puts low-income housing at risk

Eligible Haitians will have more time to apply for temporary protected status

Rising enrollment is a mark of success for new D.C. community college

Philadelphia Inquirer

Schools can't avoid tax hikes

The Star Ledger

N.J. Assembly is expected to vote on 2 percent property tax cap

Christie is named to National Governor's Association executive committee

Fragmented N.J. Democrats struggle to find leadership, unity with elections approaching

Chicago Tribune

Jesse Jackson Jr. suffers collateral damage in Blagojevich trial

Climate change heats up again

Los Angeles Times

Canada's economy can teach the U.S. a thing or two

Big money from special interests attempts to sway three local elections

Arizona law may prompt racial-profiling suit

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