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Today in Black America - July 11

POSTED: July 11, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Holder, at N.A.A.C.P. Event, Criticizes Voter ID Laws

Obama and Romney Trade Shots, a Few Possibly Accurate, on Outsourcing

States Face Tough Choices Even as Downturn Ends

In an Iowa Dining Room, Obama Puts a Middle-Class Face on a Tax Fight

Romney Makes a Push for Black Voters

Obama Policy on Immigrants Is Challenged by Chicago

Courts Putting Stop-and-Frisk Policy on Trial

City Board of Elections Says Criticism Was Unfair

Trenton Lawmakers Plan Review of Halfway Houses

The Christian Science Monitor

Attorney General Eric Holder, in Texas, slams state's voter ID law

Seeing 'vacant' lots as a community asset

Health-care reform: Do Republicans stand to gain from repeal vote?

Health-care reform: How has the individual mandate worked in Massachusetts?

Obama tax proposal: Who makes more than $250k, and are they rich? (+video)

The Star Ledger

Gov. Chris Christie: War on drugs is 'a failure'

Memo: N.J. revenue for last fiscal year is $200M short of Christie's revised projections

Newark Mayor Booker blasted by N.J. Assemblyman for making bad deal with the Devils

The Detroit Free Press

Bernard Kilpatrick among 51 who get health care for life in Wayne County

Detroiter, 71, sues Pugh over forced removal from Detroit City Council meeting

Bobby Ferguson jurors: Government's case wasn't the problem; a lone holdout was

State Rep. Jimmy Womack owes $21,000, water department says

Selection of 2nd financial review team moves Allen Park closer to emergency manager

Detroit City Council won't seek legal advice from state in solving consent agreement flap

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Thompson to become presiding justice of Ga. Supreme Court

Smoking ban in Atlanta parks?

Drew Charter expansion OK'd

The Washington Post

Flawed forensics prompt reviews of criminal cases

Secret $653,000 effort helped Gray get elected, U.S. prosecutor says

Romney is set to address NAACP

Biden to Latinos: Romney wants you to show papers, but won’t show us his

Eric Holder calls voter photo ID laws ‘poll taxes’ in NAACP speech

Obama campaign plays down money race

Web ad features black supporters of gay nuptials

The Chicago Tribune

Chorus is growing for Jackson Jr. to disclose medical condition

John Kass on Jesse Jackson Jr.: 'If he's truly ill, say what it is'

Moody's lowers CPS' bond rating

2 girls wounded in shooting

Emanuel proposes putting nondetainer policy on books

The Los Angeles Times

Court asks state official why she put Brown's tax item atop ballot

San Bernardino will file for bankruptcy

Community college programs for underserved students honored

USA Today

Florida, Iowa target voting rights for ex-felons

Romney to make pitch to black voters at NAACP

Voter-ID laws may handicap black voters, Dems fear

Study: Distress behind Army suicides

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio attorney general says prescription drug thefts at nursing homes an under-reported problem

Ohio House to consider public pension reform this summer after report urges action for financial stability

Ohio Gov. John Kasich commutes inmate's death sentence to life in prison

Free legal advice for low-income Greater Cleveland residents

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