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Today in Black America - January 12

POSTED: January 12, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Doctors Say Giffords’s Condition Points to Survival

Governor Strives to Restore Arizona’s Reputation

For Boehner, Rampage Imposes Its Own Agenda

Poll Finds Growing Support for Stronger Gun Control

Young People Are Heeding Austin’s Call, Data Shows

Rethinking Advanced Placement

Opponent Seeks to Block Construction of Downtown Mosque

Bobby Robinson, Harlem Music Impresario, Dies at 93

At One School, a Push for More Play Time

First Comes Fear

Detroit Free Press

'I'm a Believer' campaign launches to help Detroit

Mayor Dave Bing sues Detroit City Council

Corruption case: Kilpatrick's dad, ex-water boss must help to pay their lawyers

Bobb's worst-case plan for DPS closes schools, puts class sizes at 62

Councilman Kenyatta back after 5-month leave

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ex-Morris Brown College leader recounts her ruin

The Christian Science Monitor

Haiti earthquake anniversary highlights faltering aid effort

Congress readies new gun-control bills after Gabrielle Giffords shooting

Head of US Chamber of Commerce: 'cautiously optimistic' about recovery

What Howard Dean said about the tea party and race

Star Ledger

N.J. Democrats criticize Christie, foreshadowing battle in upcoming elections

N.J. Republican Party elects new state chairman

Newark offers program to encourage residents to pay delinquent water bills

Gannett to cut staff at 3 N.J. papers by nearly half

Orange gets OK from N.J. judge to move forward with layoffs to close $3M budget gap

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Grassley asks 20 Philly law firms for PHA data

Pennsylvania subsidized health insurance for low-income people to end

Cooper Foundation pledges to fulfill promise of $1 homes in Camden
Assembly speaker insists New Jersey should focus on jobs
Rendell assails proposed school-voucher plan

Baltimore Sun

Slots panel wants to make Rocky Gap more attractive

O'Malley keeping 'open mind' on new taxes

The Cos comes to town for mayoral challenger

Authorities find more drugs on cruise ship in Baltimore

Slain city police officer was known for caring about community he patrolled

Purple Line planners in D.C. suburbs face many concerns

The Washington Post

Republican school board in N.C. backed by tea party abolishes integration policy

A year after quake, good news for Haiti: New jobs and a restored landmark

Giffords's condition is encouraging, doctors say; Tucson awaits Obama's arrival

Media grapple with how to present mug shot of Tucson shooting suspect

In MLK's honor, let's strive for dialogue that's passionate but not poisonous

More slayings in Pr. George's, and police feel the heat

For MLK's birthday, the gift of love from a 9-year-old girl

The Chicago Tribune

Tax hike needs only Quinn signature

Legislature votes to end death penalty

Six candidates for mayor on February ballot

Attacker guilty in fatal beating of Derrion Albert

Push to restore recess starts a grass-roots effort

The Los Angeles Times

Brown begins wooing GOP on tax plan

Higher education leaders anxious about cuts in proposed California budget

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