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Today in Black America - July 23

POSTED: July 23, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Consoles a City as It Grieves

Suspect Bought Large Stockpile of Ammunition On the Internet

Republican Party in California Is Caught in Cycle of Decline

As California Warehouses Grow, Labor Issues Are a Concern

Romney Aide Helps States Comply With Health Care Law

To Prepare for Republican Convention, Tampa Restricts Protests

The Christian Science Monitor

Colorado shooting: A day of prayerful memorials and a presidential visit (+video)

Colorado shooting highlights barriers to tough gun control: Obama and Romney

African Union gets a South African leader, lending the group heft

The Star Ledger

Sen. Lautenberg calls for gun control in the wake of Colorado theater massacre

Irvington looks to raise awareness for swimming safety, root for hometown Olympian Cullen Jones

Soon-to-open Cooper Medical School ready to take its place in history

The Detroit Free Press

Hundreds dance the wobble for a good cause: Sending black students to college

Ron Dzwonkowski: It's time to reshape public education

Conyers in for 1st re-election fight in years

Chief of Wayne County Probate Court refuses to take judge off Rosa Parks case

Rochelle Riley: Suicides a wake-up call on children's mental health needs

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reed: Without T-SPLOST area hurt

Fulton works on voter issues, but few problems elsewhere

Conference on trade with Botswana kicks off in Atlanta

The Washington Post

A day of tears and twists in Colorado

In swing states, a sunnier economic picture for Obama

AP: U.S. poverty on track to reach 46-year high

King: GOP will pay price of Romney’s tax returns

Mr. Obama’s stand on taxes

‘We’re people, not fish. You can’t just medicate us and release us.’

Information on public-housing tenants used in Gray campaign

Door may be open for Mendelson to be mayor

Some District residents support Gray; others say it’s time for him to go

The Chicago Tribune

CPS finds few wins after school reform legislation

Emanuel finds compromise in gun-control fight

Illinois House to consider expelling colleague next month

The  Los Angeles Times

Fingerprints unchecked in 2,200 LAPD cases

Teen court program tackles bullying, hate crimes

California parks department finds $54-million surplus

Teen court program tackles bullying, hate crimes

USA Today

Romney donors turn to PACs before convention

Decades after slaying, Mississippi family seeks justice

Georgia inmate's impending execution stirs controversy

Hispanics feel harassed under Alabama's immigration law

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland schools seek big tax increase in November to carry out transformation plans

Law schools reduce classes as applications drop in wake of fewer legal jobs

Health insurance rebates to go to 81,500 Ohio policyholders

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