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Today in Black America - June 4

POSTED: June 04, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

A Jobless Rate Still Unaffected by New Hiring

Obama Cancels Asia Trip as Concern on Spill Mounts
 
In Supreme Court Work, Early Views of Kagan

White House Talk Lightens Tone of Dispute on Immigration Law

Logs Show Coast Guard Saw Potential Threat Early

Report Warned Wal-Mart of Risks Before Bias Suit

Wal-Mart to Offer Its Workers a College Program

Black Women See Fewer Black Men at the Altar

City to Pay $9.9 Million Over Man’s Imprisonment

Scope of Unread Heart Tests in Harlem Hospital Widens


Baltimore Sun

Police, fire unions sue city over pension

Safe Surrender program attracts some long-lost suspects

City nursing school shut down by attorney general's office


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama and BP: Still on the same team in Gulf oil spill clean-up?

Obama-Brewer summit on illegal immigration eases tensions

At Gaza flotilla funeral in Turkey, rising anger and eyewitness accounts


Atlanta Journal Constitution

McDonald's pulls cadmium-tainted 'Shrek' glasses

More teens lose out on federal stimulus jobs

4 in custody for bleach balloon attack

No clear-cut leader after Atlanta police chief forum


Detroit Free Press

Prayer rally planned on Kilpatrick's 40th birthday

Charges in stray-bullet death

Metro Detroit officials can lead in unity effort if they want to


The Washington Post

Black politicians gaining little capital after Obama's election

Chefs Move to Schools: A nutritious program kids can sink their teeth into

SC state senator refers to candidate as 'raghead'

American teenager among those killed in Israeli raid of aid flotilla

BP's Deepwater oil spill hurts British pensioners, investors

D.C. teachers' contract has a familiar ring to it


Star Ledger

N.J. school libraries face cuts amid budget crunch

N.J. Senate Committee approves controversial affordable housing bill without public input

N.J. Democrats are skeptical about Sweeney's plan to override Christie's 'millionaires tax' veto

Newark's $100M budget deficit forces doubling of employee furloughs

NJEA criticizes documentary on corruption in public education system

Former Irvington mayor hit with $27,000 fine for campaign finance violations


Los Angeles Times

Bills target sex offenders, marijuana use, cellphone users


Chicago Tribune

Obama, U.S. EPA push for cleaner Chicago River

Public schools' loss may be private schools' gain


Philadelphia Inquirer

Nutter names Negrin new managing director

Rendell warns of job cuts

Schundler: Nearly 4,500 N.J. students may not graduate

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