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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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