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Today in Black America - June 29

POSTED: June 29, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Justices Extend Firearm Rights in 5-to-4 Ruling

Death of Byrd Complicates Democrats’ Strategy

With Command Shift in Afghanistan, Talk Turns to Withdrawal

In Nevada, Running for Senate and From Cameras

Little Diversity at Top of Bloomberg’s Administration

Last Day of ‘Rubber Rooms’ for Teachers


The Christian Science Monitor

After Supreme Court ruling, will gun-control laws be under siege?

Supreme Court rules for president in separation of powers case

Supreme Court: Law school not obliged to recognize Christian group

G20: Paving the way for a new Great Depression?


Baltimore Sun

Aggressive bump precipitated Inner Harbor shooting

O'Malley, Ehrlich trade barbs over transportation policy


Detroit Free Press

Detroit budget proposals aim to spare city parks

Detroit park closings spark an outcry; protest today

Less prison time urged for ex-cop in bribe case


Atlanta Journal Constitution

DA: SCLC complied with subpoena, shared documents

Rep. Scott faces crowded field of challengers


The Washington Post

Kagan says she would take a 'modest' approach on Supreme Court

Pentagon looks for 100 billion in cost savings

Stabilizing U.S. debt is the greater of two G-20 challenges

At least 431 attacks on Census workers

High court passes on tobacco cases, takes on Ariz. immigration law

Robert Byrd: A story of change and redemption

Proposal would identify youths after second serious crime

District's summer youth jobs program off to rough start for some

Fenty is a no-show at education debate


Philadelphia Inquirer

Study: Phila. parents want more school-choice options

Philly D.A. Williams begins personal treks to fight crime

Despite curfew, Chester records 5th killing this month

How a black man made history at Aronimink and got it on the PGA Tour


Star Ledger

Gov. Chris Christie is expected to sign N.J. budget into law after legislature passes plan

N.J. Assembly restores $7.5M for family planning clinics serving uninsured women

N.J. groups protest 'outrageous' budget cuts $260M for elderly, poor, disabled

N.J. Democrats call on Gov. Chris Christie to support 'working poor' insurance plan for parents


Chicago Tribune

Court took cheap shot at city's crime rate, Chicago officials contend

Burge found guilty

Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat

CPS moves to close budget hole

Many doctors not testing teens for HIV as recommended


Los Angeles Times

Villaraigosa's acceptance of tickets raises political issues

Teen's slaying taps into a community's compassion

Students face closure of alternative schools because of L.A. County budget cuts

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