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Today in Black America - July 29

POSTED: July 29, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Judge Blocks Arizona’s Immigration Law

Ruling Against Arizona Is a Warning for Other States

Congress Moves to Narrow Cocaine Sentencing Disparities

Obama Trumpets Democrats’ Small-Business Bona Fides

Job Subsidies Also Provide Help to Private Sector

Swastika Is Deemed ‘Universal’ Hate Symbol

Inquiry by State Clears Paterson of Criminal Acts

For Rangel and House Ethics Panel, the Brinkmanship Continues

Bell Case Underlines Limits of Wrongful-Death Payouts

In Haiti, a Lesson for U.S. Health Care

Baltimore Sun

Killing highlights city's dangerous geography

State stops allowing teachers to look at MSA booklets before test

City schools lead in state test score declines

ACLU seeks information about FBI racial, ethnic data collection

The Christian Science Monitor

Afghanistan war: How USAID loses hearts and minds

Recession widened jobs gap between blacks and whites

Sudan President Bashir, accused of war crimes, would be arrested in South Africa, says ANC
South Africa strike: Nearly 1 million government workers set to take action

How did Sharron Angle blow an 11-point lead on Harry Reid in seven weeks?

Detroit Free Press

Kwame Kilpatrick up next in lawsuit of slain dancer

Lawyers question Beatty in suit over dancer's death

City Council vote on DPS issue expected

Detroit Police Department settles discrimination lawsuit with 6 female officers

Star Ledger

Hundreds gather outside Summit City Hall to remember victim of fatal beating

Epps meeting with supporters before contract discussion

Sen. Joseph Vitale urges reversal of budget cut to low-income AIDS program

N.J. attorney general won't conduct separate investigation into fatal shooting of ex-Montclair man

Essex County, Newark officials unveil plan to eliminate homelessness

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Smith had affair with staffer, divorce records say

Immigrants a force in Georgia

Vandals leave racial slurs on man’s truck

Georgia nonprofits get last chance to save tax-exempt status

The Washington Post

On midterm campaign trail, Obama mixes populist appeal with wooing of big donors

White House proposal would ease FBI access to records of Internet activity

DNC plan tries to tie Republican Party to fringe 'tea party' elements

Charlie Rangel, falling with grace

Poll shows opposition to health care overhaul declining

Obama to sign bill targeting violent crime on Indian reservations

D.C. area jobless rate rises again as labor force grows

In American politics, stupidity is the name of the game

Philadelphia Inquirer

Pennsylvania sheriffs meet for seminars and camaraderie

Camden mayor warns city to brace for a 24 percent budget cut

U.S. probing report of lunch thefts by Philadelphia teachers

Philly school reorganization continues

Second Philadelphia teen sentenced in rape of classmate

Chicago Tribune

Jury begins deliberations

CPS offers 8 concessions to teachers

CPS: Good Conduct certificate not good enough

Independent watchdog needed at Metra, officials say

Los Angeles Times

Schwarzenegger vetoes overtime for farmworkers

Schwarzenegger orders a new round of unpaid furloughs

California's city officials scramble to limit damage from Bell scandal

California Republicans shunning one traditional path to victory: the environment

Brown unveils education reform plan

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