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Today in Black America - July 21

POSTED: July 21, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Push Intensifies for Larger Deal on Debt Impasse

Signs of Intelligent Life in Congress

Cost-Cutters, Except When the Spending Is Back Home

3 Groups Denied Break By I.R.S. Are Named

Harrisburg Finds Itself in Uncharted Financial Waters

Training of Teachers Is Flawed, Study Says

Bronx Charter School Disciplined Over Admissions Methods

The Detroit Free Press

Lawyer: Rosa Parks' estate was drained

Quicken chief to announce venture capital partner

Detroit legends give history a hand

Michigan senior citizens struggling economically, report says

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hall defiant under oath

Schools, districts to learn AYP status Thursday

Ga. students struggle with math

Ga. jobless rate up to 9.9%

Georgia Tea Party hosts two-day economic seminar

The Baltimore Sun

Some question top leadership in recent city police scandals

City slots bidders get two-month extension

Report: Housing costs out of reach for many workers

Federal government to close more than 20 data centers in Md.

The Star Ledger

Records show N.J. Republicans tried to restore millions in funding for disadvantaged

Poll shows Gov. Christie's approval rating dive after public worker benefits overhaul, budget cuts

Rutgers University chooses first members of presidential search committee

Education reformer Geoffrey Canada, Gov. Christie announce Paterson partnership

The Chicago Tribune

CPS seeks a hand with back-to-school campaign

CPS' new survey for potential teachers creates stir

Assembly GOP leaders sue over Democrats' redistricting map

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's message control emerges in first two months

The Los Angeles Times

GOP resistance to a debt deal turns off a slew of voters

Federal consumer agency launches today, with opposition

Californians favor freeing prisoners over higher costs

Study upends term-limit theory

LAUSD leader suspends new homework policy

California's college system in decline, study finds

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Economist Diane Swonk says debt-ceiling battle might be good theater, but it's bad economic policy

President Obama would beat Mitt Romney challenge in Ohio, but only narrowly, new poll shows

NASA forum at Cleveland State University entices minorities to enter science-related careers

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama open to short-term deal on debt ceiling. Here are five ideas.

Lessons from the Minnesota shutdown: Was it even necessary?

Allen West calls Democratic leader 'vile' and 'despicable.' What set him off?

Births now surpass immigration as driver of Latino growth in US

Why Nigeria's tactics with the militant Boko Haram may not work

The Washington Post

Atlantis lands safely after final flight

Obama open to short-term debt deal

Out from under the anti-tax pledge

House Democratic women call for rebuke of Rep. West

House ethics panel hires outside counsel for Maxine Waters probe

O’Malley takes GOP to task

Group hopes to get 20,000 immigrant, African-American voters to Virginia polls

USA Today

N.J. schools probed for possible test cheating

Fatal shootings of police officers rising

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