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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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