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Today in Black America - December 24

POSTED: December 24, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Is Set to Shuffle His Staff

With Lame Duck Over, Campaign Begins

Hispanic-Majority Districts: Boon or Burden for Democrats?

Emanuel Off and Running for Mayor of Chicago

Questions of Racial Discrimination on Tenure Unsettle DePaul

Sentence Commuted in Racially Charged Killing

Black’s Appointment as Chancellor Is Contested

New York City Payroll Chief Resigns

Requiem for a Dream

Baltimore Sun

Housing woes plague city's low-income residents during tight budget times

Baltimore officials insist lawsuit secrecy not their idea

The Christian Science Monitor

Six big achievements of a surprisingly 'do something' Congress

In boost for economy, consumer spending and confidence post gains
Why foreign forces are unlikely to intervene in Ivory Coast

Atlanta Journal Constitution

3 charged with murder in Virginia-Highland shooting

Detroit Free Press

DPS teacher shortage makes learning tough in district, teachers say

Growing class sizes a problem across Michigan schools

Bing to emcee at Snyder's inauguration

Star Ledger

Unfunded N.J. pension liability grows to $53.9B

N.J. grocery distributor for A&P, Pathmark warns of 1,100 layoffs

Under new owner, Xanadu to get major makeover, name change

10 New Jerseyans named among worst bosses in country

Essex County executive seeks LGBT advisory board

Three people are killed, four wounded in two Newark shootings

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel in, Meeks out

Emanuel reports nearly $2 million in income from 2005 to 2009


'Natural born leader' and devoted family man

Philadelphia Inquirer

Phila. homeowners facing foreclosure get holiday reprieve

Phila. antismoking bill targeting youth signed into law
Health Department offers TB testing to Chester Upland school
Without state law, Pa. towns take on bias against gays

The Washington Post

Virginia's foreclosure fast track

Activists press President Obama to work for gay marriage

GOP on DREAM Act: Fat chance

Prince George's police chief appoints major to probe off-duty 'culture'

Los Angeles Times

California says census missed 1.5 million residents

For Hawaii governor, discrediting anti-Obama 'birthers' is a top priority

7 additional candidates file to run for Bell City Council


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