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Edward W. Brooke, III, the first Black to serve in the U.S. Senate in the 20th century, is born in 1919 in Washington, D.C.

Today in Black America - June 17

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The New York Times

BP to Suspend Dividend and Set Up Claim Fund

With Criminal Charges for Oil Spill, Costs to BP Could Soar
 
Spill Takes Toll on Gulf Workers’ Psyches

Harlem Hospital Ends Review of Unread Heart Tests

Paterson Splits With No. 2 on Budget

A Path Through Political Murk


The Christian Science Monitor

Gulf oil spill: Will Obama regret his '90 percent' promise?

Climate-energy bill cost for consumers: up to $146 a year

Chicago schools face budget cuts. Will teachers’ union budge?

US objects to China-Pakistan nuclear deal. Hypocritical?


Baltimore Sun

Safe Surrender program attracts Baltimore fugitives

Parents, city leaders face off on bullying

City budget nears completion

Friends, family recall shooting victim's sense of humor, duty


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia’s unemployment rate dips slighlty to 10.2 percent

Cobb NAACP president stepping down, presiding over last Juneteenth

Group aims to register 100,000 Latino voters


Detroit Free Press

City of Detroit in court today over police complaints

Cheeks Kilpatrick testifies again before grand jury

Kilpatrick lawyer: Restitution is over

Students to unveil quilt in Aiyana's memory

Norman McRae Jr.: He helped shape how black history was taught in Detroit


The Washington Post

A week later, and Greene's Senate nomination is still a mystery for S.C.

N.C. GOP congressional candidate on oil spill: 'Maybe they wanted it to leak'

Most Americans back new Arizona law, Washington Post-ABC News poll finds

HHS to spend $250 million to increase number of primary-care providers

Most Americans back new Arizona law, Washington Post-ABC News poll finds

Arlington National Cemetery headstones found lining stream bed

CAPITAL CULTURE: Slaves who built Capitol honored

Community-college transfer students in Va., Md., easing into university level


Star Ledger

Poll finds N.J. voters split on Gov. Chris Christie

Low-performing N.J. schools with reform plans get $45M in federal grants

No vote is planned as N.J. Assembly committee schedules hearing on affordable housing bill

Fewer than 40 ballots left to be counted in tight Newark Central Ward council runoff


Philadelphia Inquirer

Black firefighters settle lawsuit against Philadelphia

11 Phila. schools granted new charters

Pa. House approves major changes to public pensions

West Philadelphia High students' 100 m.p.g. competition



Chicago Tribune

Gun ruling may trigger new legal fights

More than 125,000 people apply for CHA spots

Filling a seasonal need


Los Angeles Times

L.A. officials move forward with plans to cut 278 workers

Leaders of 4 California employee unions agree to pension rollback

California Community colleges give firms an education

Black students added to discrimination probe at L.A. Unified

 

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