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Today in Black America - June 15

POSTED: June 15, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Ethics Panel Looks at Votes of 8 Congressmen

Obama, Visiting Gulf, Tries to Lift Economy and Mood

Efforts to Repel Gulf Oil Spill Are Described as Chaotic

Justices Ease Deportation Rule in Minor Drug Cases

Governor Rebuffs Clemency Board in Murder Case

More Employers to Require Some College, Report Says

New York Charter Schools Lag in Enrolling Hispanics

The Unemployed Held Hostage

Unfazed by Reality


Baltimore Sun

University leaders eager for community college transfers

Federal Hill students cut waste at school, home


The Christian Science Monitor

Home sales silver lining: immigrants set to drive up demand

Supreme Court: judges have leeway on criminal restitution deadline

Supreme Court gives hope to some death-row inmates

Conspiracy theories rife in wake of Kenya bomb blasts

World makes progress against slavery, but 13 nations lag

What could $1 trillion in mineral wealth mean for Afghanistan?


The Washington Post

Concern on Capitol Hill about Afghanistan war grows

Obama's call for economic stimulus, jobs spending a tough sell in Congress

House Democrats reach deal on campaign spending exemptions for businesses, other groups

Election speculation comes from all corners after S.C. primary

New health-care rules could add costs, and benefits, to some insurance plans

Changes in federal workers' leave benefits extended to heterosexual partners, grandparents

Morehouse, Howard medical school graduates most likely to work in underserved areas

Census crew leader dies after being shot in Baltimore


Detroit Free Press

Even in prison, Kilpatrick allowed more freedom than boot camp

Jail for parents proposal criticized

DPS petition tactics decried


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia guns still showing up at crime scenes in other states

DeKalb shortens school year by one day

One of the twins accused of killing mother denied bail


Star Ledger

N.J. senator wants pay caps on Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield execs

State Police troopers search fewer vehicles after N.J. Supreme Court requires stricter rules

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg dismisses conflict of interest from family investment in energy firm

Interest on late tax payments in Irvington may be waived


Philadelphia Inquirer

Study ranks Philly medical schools on how well they fulfill social mission

Second-chance school in Camden graduates 370

Keystone Gardens: Deep-rooted sources of food, pride


Los Angeles Times

California's economy to see sluggish recovery this year, UCLA economists say

UC Irvine seeks to suspend Muslim student group

Meg Whitman reportedly shoved EBay employee in 2007

U.S. Supreme Court to rule on California inmate release


Chicago Tribune

Murder-free Maywood marks an awkward anniversary

Students take academic hit when a slaying is close to their home

Quiet teen with hoop dreams killed at South Side graduation party

CHA's public housing waiting list attracts 60,000

Fewer Chicago teachers making the grade

FDA seeks to ban Chicago HIV doctor from research

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