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Today in Black America - May 11

POSTED: May 11, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Nomination of Kagan Leaves Some Longing on the Left

Obama Said to Be Open to New Miranda Look

For Administration, an Ill-Timed Request for Aid

Florida Suit Poses a Challenge to Health Care Law

Rules Let Youths Stay on Parents’ Insurance

New York Legislature Approves 1-Day Furloughs

Agreement Will Alter Teacher Evaluations

Upending Twisted Norms


The Christian Science Monitor

'Tea party'-backed platform sails through Maine GOP convention

Lena Horne: an actress of color who refused to be defined by it

Elena Kagan as Supreme Court consensus builder?

In Haiti, international relief targets rats and bugs


Baltimore Sun

Steele goes after Kagan over Thurgood Marshall comment

Councilman proposes cutting property taxes

Home sales, prices rise in April

Racehorse owners at Pimlico lament shortage of Latino barn workers


Atlanta Journal Constitution

White flight? Suburbs lose young whites to cities

How high will tuition get? Georgia students will get answer Tuesday

40% of Georgia college students don’t finish

Atlanta to increase class sizes, add two furlough days


Los Angeles Times

During budget season, Schwarzenegger again opens his Brentwood home to a fundraiser

California poised for tourism rebound

Congresswoman cancels UC graduation speech in response to labor dispute


The Washington Post

Kagan would emphasize Supreme Court moving in new direction

Elena Kagan nomination for Supreme Court riles both sides of political aisle

On the issues: Obama's Supreme Court nominee

Full-day preschool found to benefit boys, black students more

2010 Maryland Governor's Race Poll

Lena Horne: A glamorous revolutionary


Star Ledger

N.J. Democrats, Gov. Christie propose dueling tax plans

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's writings, views while at Princeton to be examined

N.J. Senate panel approves borrowing from federal government to prevent $1B business tax hike

Newark residents head to voting booths as Mayor Cory Booker seeks second term


Chicago Tribune

CPS to replace 80 principals

U. of I. prepares to OK 9.5% tuition hike for incoming freshmen

Public housing wait list to reopen after 10 years

City Council moves to settle police mistreatment lawsuit

Chicago-area middle class hardest hit

New education grads discouraged by Chicago-area prospects


Detroit Free Press

Riddle, Waters told: Give up watches linked to bribe

Charges coming in death of Officer Brian Huff

Cheeks Kilpatrick up for challenge of re-election

Metro Detroit home prices continue falling


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