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Today in Black America - August 16

POSTED: August 16, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

In Texas Jobs Boom, Crediting a Leader, or Luck

Obama Tries to Reclaim Momentum With Midwest Bus Tour

A Race to Repudiate Government

A Recess Destination With Bipartisan Support: Israel and the West Bank

Medicaid Pays Less Than Medicare for Many Prescription Drugs, U.S. Report Finds

Sending the Police Before There’s a Crime

New Jersey Superintendents Call State Agency Ineffective

State Employees’ Union Accepts Wage and Benefits Concessions

Edging to Center, Her Eye on the Mayoral Race

The Detroit Free Press

Free meals for all Detroit schoolchildren in fall

Homeowners share their frustrations: We got roadblocks, not help

Michigan groups to protest bill that would ban sharia law

Detroit 300 a model of how to take a stand against crime

1 in 5 Michigan schools falling short of No Child Left Behind goals

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb school chief pick draws fire

SCLC names MLK nephew as its new president

Grand jury subpoenas APS records

Peace Plan unveiling to combat violence in six metro counties

The Baltimore Sun

Z on TV: Mayoral forum on Baltimore radio this morning

Grand Prix emerges as a campaign issue in mayor's race

Rawlings-Blake raises $1.4 million for campaign

City Council seeks say on school board

The Star Ledger

N.J. judge allows 4 major banks to resume uncontested foreclosure proceedings

Newark police shoot car theft suspect as woman is dragged along street

Reformed Newark man fights to get youngsters in the ring and out of danger

ICE warns it may alter Essex County contract to house immigrant detainees

Gov. Chris Christie says N.J. State Police recruit training will not be canceled despite NAACP protest

The Christian Science Monitor

Role reversal as Wall Street blames Washington for economic woes

Obamacare's mandate: Why it's closer to a Supreme Court ruling

'Flash mobs' vs. law and order: BART protest adds fresh twist

Philadelphia 'flash mobs': black mayor takes aim at black community

African musicians look to launch new 'Band Aid' to fight East Africa famine

Abaarso Tech, run like a business, brings top-notch education to Somalia

The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel already has casino money spent

Obama confronted after town hall by tea-party activist

Durbin says deficit panel's Republicans should look past Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge

The Washington Post

Obama: ‘Time for the games to stop’

What Obama’s under-40 approval rating means

Neighborhood of lobbyists, moguls

Perry warns of ‘treason’ at the Fed

Republican race snaps into focus

Neighborhood of lobbyists, moguls

Delegates criticize Favola, alleging racist remarks

New post gives McDonnell a boost

The Los Angeles Times

Protest closes 4 BART stations, leaving commuter crowd stranded

Voting districts finalized and face immediate challenges

Calif. students show gains in English and math scores

Upcoming reports could calm — or validate — recession fears

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Public can't view investigative reports on RTA rail accidents, under little-known state law

Cleveland council may vote on "complete and green streets" legislation

2 pioneering Cleveland researchers still on the case of HIV-AIDS decades later

Eighth-graders must provide proof of vaccinations to start school this year

USA Today

U.S. cities brace for climate change

More homeowners shorten mortgage terms

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