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Today in Black America - August 15

POSTED: August 15, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Two-Way Jabs on Medicare Recast Races for Congress


Overt Discrimination in Ohio

Obama Tested by Utility’s Role in Democratic Convention


Thompson Wins G.O.P. Senate Race in Wisconsin

America’s Aversion to Taxes

Gunman in Texas Wrote of ‘Inspirational’ Snipers and of Buying a Gun

Police Sought Cellphones for Video of Times Square Shooting


The Christian Science Monitor

Has Mitt Romney given up on the Latino vote?


For Latinos, Anaheim gang sweep rubs riots' wounds. Should police have waited?

'Welfare-voter' spat in Massachusetts part of larger political duel

Chris Christie: larger-than-life keynoter for Republican convention

Mississippi most obese state: Southern diet or culture on the skids?



The Star Ledger

Community gathers to support family of Monte Waye, found shot to death this weekend in Penns Grove

Gov. Chris Christie to hold town hall meeting at Salem County Vocational Technical School


Current N.J. State Police applicant pool is most diverse ever


7 Camden students made to eat lunch on floor as punishment to receive $31K apiece

N.J. lawmakers comment on Christie delivering keynote address


The Detroit Free Press

Judge denies Kilpatrick bid for new lawyer in corruption trial

Detroit police praise progress in cutting crime

Metro Detroit groups give free supplies to students in need

Wayne County judge gives board control over DPS academics



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

City sued over teen inmate's death


Davis expects full APS accreditation

APS leader warns of challenges


The Washington Post


Romney calls Obama ‘angry and desperate’


The Take: Ryan pick brings trouble

Biden: Romney’s financial regulation plans will ‘put y’all back in chains’

Department of Veterans Affairs under investigaton for conference spending


States urged to crack down on drunken driving


GS profiles: Fight against bullying



The Chicago Tribune


2 federal judges help ex-inmates on probation try to transition to life on outside


Health center for low-income patients receives donation


Islamic Center files lawsuit against DuPage County



USA Today


Congress could be least productive since 1947


Why 90 million in the USA won't vote


Study: Obama tops Romney in online activity


Report: Auto dealers return to profitability


Zimmerman running out of money


The Los Angeles Times


Miramonte Elementary reopens with hopes of redemption


Jerry Brown paints initiative campaign as taxes vs. schools





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