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Today in Black America - January 13

POSTED: January 13, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Calls for a New Era of Civility in U.S. Politics

Facing Challenge, Obama Returns to Unity Theme

Editorial: As We Mourn

Obama Brings It Home

Palin Joins Debate on Heated Speech With Words That Stir New Controversy

Increase in Arizona Handgun Checks

Reporter on Quest to Close 1964 Civil Rights Case

Justices Look Again at How Police May Search Homes

As New York City Defends Medicaid Approvals, Fear of Suit’s Fallout Grows

Charter School Cries Foul Over a Decision to Close It

Detroit Free Press

City council responds to Bing's lawsuit
Corruption case: Kilpatrick's dad, ex-water boss must help to pay their lawyers

The Christian Science Monitor

Risk of fresh Haiti earthquake could be greater than previously thought

Obama calls for unity, humility at Tucson memorial

After the Arizona shooting: coming together for gun control

Illinois tax increase: why lawmakers passed 66 percent income-tax hike

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Deal warns of cuts, promises progress in first State of the State

Herman Cain inches closer to presidential run

Youth in Action to hold conference aimed at teens and violence

Atlanta weather | Snow delays DeKalb school redistricting vote; opponents seize opportunity

Star Ledger

Gov. Christie to lay out plans at Paramus town hall meeting

N.J. legislators introduce resolution urging Congress to give more power to states

N.J. Sen. Scutari schedules hearing to void proposed medical marijuana rules

Jersey City officials lose cost-of-living raises

Newark, Essex County task force arrest 6 more carjacking suspects

Witness in voter fraud trial of Atlantic City councilman falls ill, gets arrested

Rivera-Soto calls off plan to abstain from N.J. Supreme Court cases involving temporary justice

N.J. Legislature advances bill providing state loans for businesses owned by women, minorities

Baltimore Sun

Plainclothes officers to put on uniforms; outside review of shooting promised

Legislative leaders tell counties to lobby against cuts

Class sizes would rise under Hairston's budget proposal

Laura Vozzella: Hey, hey — Hey! The Cos takes quick offense

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Six more Phila. charter schools sue over enrollment caps

Pa. justices consider shifting sheriff's sales to Philadelphia courts
Foundation rescues emergency fund for Phila. seniors
Foxwoods group says Harrah's willing to lend $19 million, up from $10 million
Camden police, firefighter talks stalled

The Washington Post

In Tucson, president aims to begin healing

Palin's remarks backfire

Some Arizona Republican party officials resign after Tucson shooting

House Republicans heading to Baltimore for retreat

Report on homelessness shows increase among families during recession

Issues, interest groups are waiting as Md. lawmakers return to Annapolis

Arlington pulls error-prone textbook

The Chicago Tribune

Quinn: 'Our fiscal house was burning'

Quinn won't tip hand on death penalty; Daley opposes ban

CPS to discuss adding 7 new charter schools

Concussion rule goes to Council

Daley picks 3 interim aldermen

What's so bad about civility?

The Los Angeles Times

California bucks foreclosure trend with 2010 decline

Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan a 'good starting point,' nonpartisan analyst says

Gov. Jerry Brown orders California workers to turn in 48,000 cellphones

Officials plan to split low-performing Jordan High into 3 campuses

New L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy is seemingly a man of contradictions

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