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Today in Black America - May 3

POSTED: May 03, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Behind the Hunt for Bin Laden

Obama Finds Praise, Even From Republicans

Osama bin Laden, 1957-2011: The Most Wanted Face of Terrorism

The Long-Awaited News

U.S. Business Has High Tax Rates but Pays Less

Rule Would Discourage States’ Cutting Medicaid Payments to Providers

U.S. to Join Suit Against For-Profit College Chain

Cuomo Backs Higher Tuition at Top SUNY Campuses

The Detroit Free Press

Emotions mixed for families of 9/11 victims

David Bing: It's a crucial week to balance Detroit's budget

Gov. Rick Snyder connects with voters in telephone town meetings

Gov. Rick Snyder wants state assistance to help struggling schools, not emergency financial managers

Steven Cook named new MEA president

The Christian Science Monitor

Al Qaeda on the ropes? Little Arab outrage over Osama bin Laden's death.

On jihadi websites, disbelief and vows of revenge over bin Laden's death

For US Muslims, Osama bin Laden death a 'relief.' Next: 'Kill the ideology.'

Africans debate impact of Osama bin Laden killing

Supreme Court steps into White House-Congress feud over Jerusalem status

Tornado-stricken South begins damage tally, rebuilding

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

$75M in Ga. storm damages

Reed proposes cuts, layoffs

Reed to release transportation survey results at National Press Club

Ga. Senate minority leader to run for Macon mayor

The Star Ledger

N.J. lawmakers strike deal to advance state Supreme Court nomination

N.J. appeals court agrees Olympic medalist Carl Lewis cannot run for Senate

N.J. Democrats challenge Christie's plan to close Vineland Developmental Center

Newark police director McCarthy accepts job as Chicago's top cop

Trenton mayor's Chief of Staff Paul Sigmund faces heroin possession, assault on officer charges

The Baltimore Sun

Two city officers guilty of misconduct

After school's application missteps, Western student worries about college

200 jobs to be eliminated at Giant distribution center

State doctors to push for control of patients' access to care

The Washington Post

Bin Laden discovered ‘hiding in plain sight’

U.S. cautious on releasing proof of death

Ultimately, the Obama birth issue takes a hit, too

With bin Laden’s death, a moment of liberation

FEMA liaisons assist tornado victims

Hacking away at health care

Leslie Johnson’s hearing canceled

Concern about D.C. welfare budget

Chicago Tribune

New jury hears Blagojevich painted as a crook and a victim

Rahm Emanuel is set to name Garry McCarthy new Chicago police superintendent Monday, source says

Politics aside, Obama deserves our nation's praise

The Los Angeles Times

$4-million pension boost may be reviewed

School fundraiser goal: a million in a week

GOP grumbles as Senate OKs state contracts

Southern California 'birthers' keep the controversy going

USA Today

AP: Final bin Laden message likely to surface soon

Levee blasted along Mississippi River to spare Cairo, Ill.

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