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Today in Black America - July 18

POSTED: July 18, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Democrats Propose Plan to Sidestep G.O.P. Anti-Tax Pledge

Romney and Obama Resume Economic Attacks, Despite a Few Diversions


Shift in Welfare Policy Draws G.O.P. Protests


After Pressing Attacks on Obama, Romney Surrogate Later Apologizes


How Much Has Citizens United Changed the Political Game?

Editorial: The Rush to Abandon the Poor


Zimmerman Lawyer Denies Revelations in Martin Case



The Christian Science Monitor

Senators push Bernanke: Was Fed asleep in the LIBOR rate scandal?

George Zimmerman: Is the prosecution damaging his credibility?

Guantánamo judge refuses to step aside


The Star Ledger

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack's house is searched by FBI agents

Ticking time bomb of debt: State budget crisis report says some problems 'decades in the making'

Judiciary chairman says no hearing for Solomon unless Christie also taps a Democrat for court

State Senate committee to hold hearing on problems at N.J. halfway houses


N.J. comptroller says hundreds should be cut from state pension rolls



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

SCLC sued over convention

Atlanta City Council approves more than $23,000 in claims against city

Mims park proposal wins OK



The Detroit Free Press


Detroit City Council's vote to reject $102M in union cuts doesn't change a thing


Michigan Supreme Court to hear arguments in Inkster Judge Sylvia James matter

Rochelle Riley: Neighborhoods Day a chance to help Detroit ARISE

After court ruling, Michigan's juvenile lifers may not be lifers after all

Detroit council rejects massive union wage cuts; but financial board could still impose them

Campaign finance reports: John Conyers' war chest down to $141,900



The Washington Post

William Raspberry, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post, dies at 76

Tax issue divides Romney camp

Study finds cost to voter ID laws


Romney surrogate wishes Obama ‘would learn how to be an American’

Report: Md. students make biggest gains in U.S.


Mayors Williams and Gray: A tale of two scandals



The Chicago Tribune


CTA to spend $205 million to modernize bus and rail repair facilities


Ethics panel ignores evidence of employee gifts, city watchdog alleges

Arbitrator scolds CPS, teachers union for stubbornness as threat of strike looms



The Los Angeles Times


Cal State students, faculty decry pay hikes


Bid to curb union spending gets big Democratic backer


USA Today


Programs aim to stem summer learning loss

Retirement savings get raided by laid-off workers

The AIDS epidemic: Beginning of the end?



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Prosecutor blasts Cleveland officer for failing to help fellow officer in fatal shooting case, calls him 'coward'

Obama campaign sues Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted over early voting restrictions

Ohio Republicans question tactics of group behind redistricting ballot issue

Cleveland's Antioch Baptist Church picks a new pastor whose vision goes beyond the pulpit: Mark Naymik (video)


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