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Today in Black America - August 31

POSTED: August 31, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Hurricane Toll Could Rank With Nation’s Costliest

Covering 2012, Youths on the Bus

Obama Draws Line on Possible Cuts to Veterans Programs

Editorial: The New Resentment of the Poor

Where Pay for Chiefs Outstrips U.S. Taxes

Minorities Lead Growth in Biggest Cities

Post-Quake Good Will Fades for Haitians

Fight Erupts Over Head Scarves at Playland Park in Rye

The Christian Science Monitor

Hurricane Irene by the numbers: state by state damage reports

How new redistricting maps could reshape California politics

Survey: Muslim Americans happier with conditions in US than broader public

Violence at Malema hearing shows divide within South Africa's ANC

Zimbabwe expels Libyan ambassador after switch of allegiance to rebels

The Washington Post

Minorities are majority in 8 major U.S. cities

For Maya Angelou, context is king

GOP opponents criticize Obama’s foreign policy and approach

Muslims question U.S. prosecutor’s dual role in pursuing justice

Wal-Mart’s cosmic voodoo

D.C. alleges AIDS funds diverted to strip club

Gray names new chief of staff

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS chief addresses complaints

ATL good for college grads

Obama picks Atlantan to lead Southern region campaign

Former Fulton judge honored by National Bar Association

The Star Ledger

As some N.J. residents begin to recover, others have just begun to feel Hurricane Irene's wrath

Paterson could spend up to $280K on training program for school board members, administrators

Union City police chief earns about $36K a year as part-time school security worker in addition to $248K salary

One of the men charged in 1978 killing of 5 Newark teens pleads guilty

The Baltimore Sun

Irene's aftermath claims 2nd Marylander as utilities work to restore power

School systems open, but dozens of individual schools closed

Police say homicide cases are stalling

Rawlings-Blake, husband collected homestead tax breaks on two properties

State auditors criticize Md. Family Health Administration

The Chicago Tribune

Public high school grads struggle in college

Paralyzed football player fears for health under new state Medicaid plan

Brizard, teachers union agree on more rigorous curriculum

Brizard ideas fuel criticism

Final sentence is given in videotaped murder of Fenger High School sophomore

The Los Angeles Times

Villaraigosa lobbies Washington with jobs plan

Left urges Obama to go big with jobs plan

Redistricting could cost California some clout in Washington

Democrats propose measures to rein in California initiative process

L.A. Unified gives insiders first chance at new charter campuses

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Public workers' salaries available on Ohio treasurer's new website

Kasich administration starting push to move local income tax collection to Columbus

Clorox offers $150,000 in grants to schools with good ideas for improving their communities

$5,000 reward offered for information in fatal shooting of 15-year-old girl

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to meet with Cleveland officials next week

USA Today

Rep. Carson: Tea Party wants blacks 'hanging on a tree'

Obama jobs plan my turn into campaign issue

Union ties to anti-Rhee site roil schools fight

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