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Today in Black America - December 15

POSTED: December 15, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Ruling Has Some Mulling the Necessity of Mandating Insurance

Executives Look for Place on the Obama Team

The Hottest Race Around: G.O.P. Leadership Fight

Intelligence Reports Offer Dim Views of Afghan War

Emanuel Gets a Grilling by Chicagoans Who Think He’s Not Chicagoan Enough

Immigrants Make Paths to Suburbia, Not Cities

Region Is Reshaped as Minorities Go to Suburbs

Baltimore Sun

Maryland is wealthiest state, census data show

Army surgeon on trial for refusing to deploy over Obama's birthplace

3 adults, 3 children die in two-alarm fire in E. Baltimore

The Christian Science Monitor

Report: Only 1 percent of 'bad' schools turn around

Persistent achievement gap vexes education reformers: Six takeaways

Census: Segregation hits 100-year lows in most American metro areas

Chicago hearing: Does Rahm Emanuel qualify to run for mayor?

Special Report: As ICC names suspect Kenyan leaders, records reveal talk of more ethnic cleansing

Why one young Kenyan decided to kill for an ethnic militia

Detroit Free Press

Census: metro Detroit slightly less segregated

A&E Network sued over slaying of Aiyana Stanley-Jones in cop raid

Sam Riddle wins OK to attend mother's funeral

Poor Michigan schools staying open, study finds

Atlanta Journal Constitution

State charter schools face cash shortages

Panel blasts foreclosure prevention program

Brookwood youth coach apologizes for slurs at board meeting

Census data show gap closes between city, suburbs

The Washington Post

NRA-led gun lobby wields powerful influence over ATF, U.S. politics

Washington Post-ABC poll: Public is not yet sold on GOP

Obama plans federal workplace diversity effort

House Democrats consider amendments to estate tax

Fate of health-care law likely to be decided by Supreme Court

Muslim employees of D.C. hotel say they were barred from floors where Israelis stayed

Private contractor failed Dunbar High's students, D.C. says

Philadelphia Inquirer

Former PHA employee sues Greene, alleging intimidation

Head of Pa. House panel lambastes Ackerman for suspensions and contracts

Rendell says U.S. needs an infrastructure bank

Suburban poll: Philadelphia is a nice place to visit, but . . .

West Chester Area school stunned by sixth grader's shooting death

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel takes early lead in race for Chicago mayor

Emanuel keeps cool during 11 hours of residency questions

Springfield mayor found dead in home

Collecting Chicago's forgotten black history

Star Ledger

N.J. job creation package includes bill that encourages hiring of ex-prisoners

Gov. Christie says N.J. close on deal for control of Atlantic City casinos

Jury hears closing arguments in corruption trial for ex-Assemblyman L. Harvey Smith

Newark Hispanic law enforcement society chief resigns after signing letter against police director

N.J. GOP assemblyman suggests reducing jobless benefits as incentive for unemployed to find work

N.J. school construction using union workers is slower, costlier, report shows

Los Angeles Times

L.A. Unified moves forward on corporate sponsors, earlier school year

Brown wants to fast-track budget agreement within 60 days

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