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Educator and civil rights champion the late Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, President of Morehouse College, was born on this date in 1895.

Today in Black America - July 6

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The New York Times

Tax-Exempt Funds Aid Settlements in West Bank

Fifth of July Is Also a Day to Celebrate

In a World of Throwaways, Making a Dent in Medical Waste

Rikers to Consolidate 2 Academic Programs

New York City Fights to Be Repaid by Candidates

An Easy Call

An Unwise Cut in School Aid


Baltimore Sun

Columbia: integrated on the streets but not in the boardroom

Homebuilding on the rise in the Baltimore area

High school basketball standout shot and killed in city


The Christian Science Monitor

BP oil spill: How much has bad weather hurt the cleanup?

A business course that puts personal growth on the bottom line

Obama-Netanyahu talks need concessions for an Israeli-Palestinian deal


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Economy hits Georgia child care hard; 600 centers forced to shut

Morehouse, state work to improve use of electronic medical records


Detroit Free Press

Crime lab may return, but under the State Police


The Washington Post

More Indian Americans seeking office this year

Democratic campaign committees losing big Wall Street donors

Justice Dept. expected to sue Ariz. on immigration, citing 'preemption' grounds

NY Rep. Charlie Rangel stumbles after reaching top

Applications for concealed-gun permits from Utah hit record levels

Half of firms have yet to restore 401(k) match, poll finds

Low-tech pregnancy device might help birth attendants reduce maternal mortality

Uninsured Virginians may lose free dental care

The unemployment emergency


Star Ledger

N.J. school districts avoid cuts in special education in budget crisis

U.S. economy expands at slower pace in June

PATH stations to receive $200M in upgrades to better commuters' train rides


Chicago Tribune


What's up (or down) with state spending

Reform deferred


Philadelphia Inquirer

Federal grant to generate 91 jobs, aid public computer centers

Science in the Summer interests Philly area students


Los Angeles Times

State's food stamp cash-out policy no longer the best option for many aid recipients

Turning anger on immigration law into votes

Obama and Supreme Court may be on collision course



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