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Today in Black America - June 10

POSTED: June 10, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Calif. Voting Change Could Signal Big Political Shift

Nevada Primary Sets Up Senate Race of Sharp Contrasts

S.C. Candidate Challenges Status Quo

Democrats Seek Votes on Spending Bill

Fee Increase for Immigration Papers Planned

Obama Pledges New Aid to Palestinians

Wal-Mart Finds Ally in Education

Law Limits Rise in Health Insurance Rates

Parties Clash as Albany Edges Closer to Shutdown


Baltimore Sun

Officer in shooting led turbulent life

City doing better, but it still tops lists for arrests, jail crowding

Seniors protest reorganization plans for city's elderly agency

Report: Pension fix could save city $400M in 5 years


Atlanta Journal Constitution

CRCT failures rise at schools suspected of cheating

Two Atlanta officers fired after internal investigation into shooting

Atlanta workers receive sudden layoff notices


Detroit Free Press

State: Ex-mayor Kilpatrick qualifies for boot camp

Video shows Kilpatrick knew of IRS regulations

Council: Let's talk Detroit budget -- face-to-face

Reason helped to guide decisions on future of Detroit castoffs


The Christian Science Monitor

More workers quit their jobs, and that's good news for the economy

Bernanke sees 'subdued' inflation but persistent unemployment

UN Security Council approves new, 'binding' Iran sanctions


The Washington Post

Lincoln's Ark. runoff win points to power of black voters

Despite Ark. loss, progressives say Lincoln runoff sent warning to incumbent Democrats

Primaries and polls show tea party's organizational struggles

Opposition may derail campaign disclosure bill

Millions forced to endure long waits for food stamps

Maryland civil rights chief faces drunken driving charges

400 drunken-driving convictions in D.C. based on flawed test, official says

D.C. sets sights on statehood with voting bill floundering


Star Ledger

Gov. Chris Christie swiftly replaces seven-member N.J. judicial advisory group

N.J. Supreme Court rules defendants' families don't have right to speak at sentencings

Newark adult day care is ordered to pay $5.6M for submitting false Medicaid claims

N.J. Dems plan to force GOP to endorse Christie's budget cuts on poor, disabled

South Orange-Maplewood superintendent outlines plan to bridge 'achievement gap'


Philadelphia Inquirer

No overhaul this year for West Phila. High

N.J. lawmakers urged to abandon affordable-housing bill

The Runyan-Adler slugfest begins


Los Angeles Times

Voters send mixed message in primary

Politicians, analysts question new open primary system

L.A. Unified fails to turn out its population base to pass parcel tax


Chicago Tribune

Council approves symbolic Arizona boycott

Chicago police poised to get 2 percent pay raises






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