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Today in Black America - May 2

POSTED: May 02, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

BIN LADEN IS DEAD

Detective Work on Courier Led to Breakthrough

A Critical Moment for the Arab World

For President Obama, a Welcome Victory

Republicans Are Pursuing a Wider Field for 2012 Race

Proposal for Medicare Is Unlike Federal Employee Plan


Homeless, but Finding Sanctuary at School

White Supremacist Leader Is Shot and Killed at Home; Young Son Is Held

Bill in State Senate Would Relax Rent Rules



The Detroit Free Press

Detroit-area Arab Americans, Muslims rejoice at death of bin Laden

Michigan's congressional delegation on bin Laden's death


A night of pride for the NAACP in Detroit; Kid Rock is honored

DPS exec to plead guilty in $3-million kickback scandal

Cities team up to woo home buyers

Rochelle Riley: Advice to governor: Don't just budget change, teach it



The Christian Science Monitor

Osama bin Laden killing may shape future of US cooperation with Pakistan

NATO draws criticism for deadly Tripoli bombings


Tornado-stricken South begins damage tally, rebuilding


South's 'super tornado' outbreak may be worst ever in US history

Why Israel and Obama should welcome Hamas-Fatah reconciliation

Are Donald Trump and his fellow 'birthers' racist?


The Washington Post

From Saudi riches to a wanted man

Joy in N.Y. and Washington

Al-Qaeda is still a threat

Killing caps extraordinary week for Obama

The political consequences

NRA searches for its 2012 role

Chrysler turns first profit since its bankruptcy thanks to growing sales

U.S. urged to clean up Anacostia


Ex-Gray official testifies again


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fulton cracking down on jury no-shows

Tourism boosters oppose immigration bill

‘The purpose was to fulfill our humanity'



Star Ledger

Middletown residents describe death of bin Laden as 'awesome'

Jersey City residents react to news of Osama bin Laden's death

Jersey City seniors housing building to be used as test lab in fight to stamp out bedbugs


After two decades, prime Newark lot will finally see development

Newark councilman calls for more police hires following spate of shootings in South Ward


Analysis shows some N.J. workers are well-compensated, some well below middle class


The Baltimore Sun

Northeast Baltimore crime spike alarms police, residents


Western High fails to send student information to colleges


Gas tax called 'quick fix' for state transportation



The Los Angeles Times

Interim director of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services quits over dispute with county supervisors

California Democratic leaders say party must put pressure on Republican districts

Feinstein urges state Democrats to focus on reelecting Obama

L.A. Unified sues over contamination at new Glassell Park campus


Chicago Tribune

Source: McCarthy to be Chicago's top cop

Pfleger watches Sunday Mass from background

Chicago May Day protest: Hundreds march for worker, immigrant rights

Making a difference a world away


USA Today


ABC: Obama nixed March bombing over concern it would destroy I.D. evidence

Arab Americans, Muslims rejoice at death of bin Laden


Tornado survivors hunt for memories








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