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Today in Black America - June 12

POSTED: June 12, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Vouchers Unspoken, Romney Hails School Choice

Jeb Bush Questions G.O.P.’s Shift to the Right

Obama Nominates Two to Appeals Court

Romney Will Take the Bus on 6-State Campaign Swing

Debate’s Main Quarrel: If Rangel Should Retire

Institute’s Gas Drilling Report Leads to Claims of Bias and Concern for a University’s Image

Officer Faces Manslaughter Charges in a Bronx Death

Suit Claims UConn Women’s Coach Retaliated After His Sexual Advance Was Rebuffed

The Christian Science Monitor

Supreme Court deals blow to Guantánamo prisoners challenging their detention

Key Senate Democrat resists push to renew Bush tax cuts before election

War on religion? North Dakota Measure 3 aims to strike back.

Obama gaffe: why judging the economy is a no-win (+video)

The Star Ledger

Tennessee Gas gets federal OK to finish pipeline between Pennsylvania, Mahwah

Bruce Harris returns to Chatham after rejection for N.J. Supreme Court spot

Poll: Gov. Chris Christie gets his highest favorability ratings yet

Rowan Board of Trustees votes to support Rowan/Rutgers restructuring plan

Associated Press sues New Brunswick police, seeks 911 tape connected to NYPD's surveillance of N.J. Muslims

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb budget hole grows even deeper

Pastor's daughter: ‘Not the first time'

APS tribunal: Fire ex-principal

KKK group seeks Adopt-A-Highway OK

The Detroit Free Press

State may urge schools to rethink zero-tolerance rules for students

Detroit council won't drop challenge to consent deal with state despite plea from Bing

Levin: Mitt Romney's stance on GM, Chrysler rescue would've cost Michigan 1 million jobs

Bobby Ferguson trial adjourned as juror falls ill

The Washington Post

Watergate: Forty years after the scandal

Sen. Baucus tells Congress to avoid ‘divisive votes’ on spending issues

Obama campaign going up with first radio ad targeting African Americans

Limits set for federal workers to fight dismissals

Wreck at the White House

At U-Va., outrage over president’s ouster

Convicted white supremacist caught in Mexico now back in United States

The Chicago Tribune

Police authorize overtime to help curb rising violence

18-year-old, 7 younger teens arrested in weekend attack downtown

9 out of 10 CPS teachers authorize strike

USA Today

Commerce chief takes medical leave after crashes

Hiring veterans is good business, study reports

Wickham: Jesse Jackson's new fight

The Los Angeles Times

Lawmakers to expedite state budget

Judge backs using student grades to evaluate L.A. teachers

Parents, educators oppose cuts to early learning programs

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Federal agents search Cleveland and East Cleveland for drug suspects

Language for Cleveland school reform bill finalized at last minute

Knowledge is important but students have to learn how to think, educator says

Gov. John Kasich vetoes nursing home funding, signs mid-budget review

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