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Today in Black America - June 9

POSTED: June 09, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Anti-Incumbent Rage Bypasses Arkansas

Whitman and Fiorina Win in Calif.; Lincoln Prevails in Ark.

Justices Block Matching Funds for Candidates in Arizona

Plumes of Oil Below Surface Raise New Concerns

A Bond in Devotion to Haiti Is Left Shattered

City Services for Families in Trouble Could Be Cut

A Former Top Aide to Paterson Languishes as an Inquiry Moves Slowly


Baltimore Sun

Officer in nightclub shooting was driving drunk before '05 shooting

Baltimore 'green' careers training center opens

Trial begins for city officer charged with manslaughter

Report: Raise city teacher pay, dismiss poor performers


Detroit Free Press

Bing: Layoffs for police, firefighters next

Kwame Kilpatrick sent to Manistee prison

Rally: Kilpatrick 'has been done wrong'

Detroit may ban felony question on job applications

NAACP event to look hard at violence


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Perdue signs gun bill, eliminates low-income tax credit

Atlanta testing investigation in last stages

Activist refuses to answer questions about alleged SCLC break-in


The Washington Post

12 states hold primary elections

Scott, Thurmond in GOP runoff in SC's 1st District

In Senate and on trail, Democrats target overseas job losses

Tough-talking Obama is a change of pace

D.C. AIDS director abruptly resigns

African American sites in Prince George's County designated historic resources

Candidates push jobs message even though it's mostly beyond power of local offices


Star Ledger

Education Law Center motion could restore N.J. school funding cut by Gov. Christie

N.J. congressional incumbents win primary elections despite tea party-backed challenge

Some not surprised about lack of evidence in Rowan Towers gang rape case

N.J. county leaders to ask Gov. Chris Christie for state takeover of prosecutors' offices


Philadelphia Inquirer

As education level rises, unemployment rate falls

Camden cleanup campaign begins

2 admit plotting to kill fellow Camden gang member


Los Angeles Times

Voters approve California open primary

Whitman, Fiorina cruise to victories

Whitman on the right, Brown on the left, voters in the middle

L.A. school bond measure falling short of required two-thirds majority


The Christian Science Monitor

Why is Obama still pushing health-care reform?

Michelle Obama's next childhood obesity target: summer break

What BP needs to do to salvage its oil-drenched image

Arrests in US, Yemen sharpen focus on 'homegrown terrorism'


Chicago Tribune

Daley names new leader of alternative policing program

Small, impoverished town recovering from tornado

From life in uniform to life on the streets

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