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Today in Black America - June 21

POSTED: June 21, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Cost of Seizing Fannie and Freddie Surges for Taxpayers

G.O.P. Stalwart Says Come, the Gulf’s Fine

In Budget Crisis, States Take Aim at Pension Costs

For Democrats, Internal Dissent Could Stop an Agenda Cold

Obama Hopes ‘Recovery Summer’ Will Warm Voters to the Stimulus

Does It Matter if Obama Loses the Pundits?

Razing the City to Save the City

National Mission

Baltimore Sun

Vote early (but not often)

Hundreds take advantage of Safe Surrender program

City cops struggle compared to suburban colleagues

The Christian Science Monitor

BP moves a step closer to full containment of Gulf oil spill leak

Car dealerships: Did their lobbying sway House financial reform vote?

Former Rwandan army chief shot in South Africa. Was it an assassination attempt?

Congress can't play favorites with the NRA in campaign reform

Detroit Free Press

Activist stands ready to be part of big movement

Detroit school board president accused of sex act in meeting

Volunteers take mowers into their own hands

Funding sought for health centers in Detroit, Wayne County

Star Ledger

Anti-violence group provides a Jersey Shore Father's Day for Newark teens with absent dads

N.J. Assembly preps for long-shot bid to rescue millionaires tax

Municipal Utility Authority could bring millions to Newark

Newark's 'conscience' to step down as head of youth group after years of commitment to city's kids

Atlanta Journal Constitution

David Albert Bergmark, 96: Fund-raiser for churches, schools and civil rights organizations

The Washington Post

Harrisburg, Pa., other cities overwhelmed by economic downturn and debt

Five governor's races could indicate GOP success in 2012

Gubernatorial candidate Haley withstands S.C. whispering campaign

Obama steps up fatherhood advocacy with new mentoring initiative

As midterm elections loom, Democrats zero in on a GOP apology to BP

Peaceoholics' Moten, a Fenty ally, emerges as a force in D.C. mayoral race

Techies to the rescue: At Digital Capital Week, an increasing focus on the social good

Hartford Courant

Perez Expected To Resign After Conviction

Mayor Eddie Perez's Conviction Yet Another Chance To Learn From Scandal

Mayor Eddie A. Perez Found Guilty On Five Of Six Charges

Philadelphia Inquirer

Chester City mayor plans to ask for curfew extension

AIDS service group in South Jersey to close

Chicago Tribune

Feisty, emotional Burge denies torture

Gangs involved in bulk of weekend shootings

Summer safe zones found in camps

Big oil, 'small people'

Obama's gun run

Los Angeles Times

UC Irvine protest case raises questions about discipline practices

'Hip Hop High' charter school in its closing days

Cal State OKs 5% hike in undergraduate fees

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