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Obie Award winning actor Ron O'Neal, who gained fame for his role in the movie "Superfly," was born in 1937 in Utica, New York.

Today in Black America - May 27

POSTED: May 27, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Cost of Jobs Bill Leaves Some Democrats Leery

Union Leader Lobbies for Jobs Measure

Immigration Overhaul Advocates Question Troops

Health Care Study Calls Risk Pool Money Lacking

Study Finds Condom Use Is Increasing

BP Attempts ‘Top Kill’ Method to Seal Oil Well in Gulf

Bias Seen in ‘Police-on-Police’ Shootings

Judge Names Morgenthau to Monitor Fire Dept.’s Minority Hiring

Tenants and Landlords Criticize Paterson’s Rent Regulation Proposal

With Cuomo, a Mayor With an Eye on Education


Baltimore Sun

Widespread cheating found at city elementary school

Baltimore County, city move to turn around failing schools

City schools serve up supper program


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Former DeKalb schools chief, three others indicted

Gwinnett teacher quits after affair with student

Metro Atlanta unemployment tumbles to 9.8 percent

Forecast: Atlanta to add jobs in 2011, but dangers lurk


Detroit Free Press

Kwame Kilpatrick separated from other inmates to keep disruption down

Rap song supporting Kwame Kilpatrick is heating up

Kwame Kilpatrick needs a new lawyer

Kilpatrick always knew we were out to get him

Girls' violence on rise? Experts differ

Michelle Obama visits Detroit, starts tour on leadership

Michelle Obama tells WSU crowd: Destiny is yours to shape


Star Ledger

N.J. plans to announce arrests of nine on gun-trafficking charges

Newark principal hopes Drew visit inspires kids the way it did him

Union Township college student graduates despite lifelong learning challenges

Prosecutors seek transfer of defendants in Newark schoolyard shootings to Essex jail


The Washington Post

100,000 teachers nationwide face layoffs

Study of health-care law rebuts state protests on Medicaid costs

Bill on jobless benefits, state financial help scaled back

U.S. police chiefs say Arizona immigration law will increase crime

Questions about the oil spill that Obama could hear at his news conference

Résumé adviser helps ranks of would-be federal workers navigate applications

McDonnell withdraws Virginia from Obama's Race to the Top school reform program


The Christian Science Monitor

Police chiefs pan Arizona immigration law: Federal lawsuit coming?

Why Mexico welcomes Obama's plan to send 1,200 US troops to border

Rand Paul and the Civil Rights Act: Was he right?

Rand Paul and the danger of careless rhetoric about civil rights
 

Los Angeles Times

U.S. looks at ways to head off home-grown extremism

L.A. County auditors find widespread fraud

Turn down the volume on negative political ads


Chicago Tribune

College presidents urge Cook County to fix Stroger job training program

Illinois school reform efforts get more backing from districts, unions

Suburban school funding threatened by failure to pass cigarette tax increase

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