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Today in Black America - May 13

POSTED: May 13, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Pakistan Army Chief Balks at U.S. Demands to Cooperate

Bombing at Training Base in Pakistan Kills Scores

McConnell Ties Debt Limit to Spending Reductions

Romney Defends Massachusetts Health Plan, but Concedes Flaws

I.R.S. Moves to Tax Gifts to Groups Active in Politics

Obama Seeking Extension for Director of F.B.I.

In Alabama, Storms Leave a Scramble for Housing

Nine City High Schools to Stay Open, With Private Management

Protesting Many Issues, but Aiming at One Target

The Detroit Free Press

Worthy asks parole board to keep Kilpatrick in prison

Kilpatrick cousin's bill is $139,000

Leaders in metro Detroit band together to help economy

Detroit going after income tax offenders

Club helps set tone after racist graffiti shows up in Birmingham Seaholm

The Christian Science Monitor

Mitt Romney's health-care challenge: Did he pass his own test?

Senator Hagan introduces bill to turn around worst schools: Can it work?

Gas prices could drop 20 cents by Memorial Day, experts say

Oil CEOs warn senators of downside to axing industry tax breaks

Egypt moves to combat violence against Christians

In South Africa, lesbian murder case highlights justice system's slow response

Shocking Congo rape statistics obscure key point: Husbands rape more than soldiers, rebels do

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Bank exec gets 10 years

Renters now rule in metro Atlanta

NBC Chicago sports anchor Daryl Hawks found dead in Atlanta hotel

Budget-squeezed Atlanta leaders to scrap arts grants

The Star Ledger

N.J. coalition to tour cities, call for action against increased violence in urban areas

Gov. Christie close to deal on ending public employee payouts for unused sick days

Gov. Christie touts N.J.'s economic success, criticizes President Obama

Bill that would force local N.J. commissions to maintain websites advances

Rochelle Hendricks is named N.J. secretary of higher education by Gov. Christie

Dalai Lama arrives in Newark for three-day peace summit

Chicago Tribune

House OKs education overhaul, votes to cut school funding

Lawyers: Police officers guilty of 'mistake,' not crime

Emanuel's parents talk of family pride

A public health merger in Chicago?

Daryl Hawks, Ch. 5 sportscaster, dies in Atlanta

The Baltimore Sun

City mental health clinic in default on bank loans

To trim budget, city prosecutor fires community coordinators

Planned youth jail to shrink as arrests are projected to decline

Peter O'Malley to become chief of staff for Rawlings-Blake

Steep increase in tolls proposed

Interim HR secretary takes job; O'Malley announces other moves

The Washington Post

McConnell outlines demands for debt deal

Panel refers Ensign case to Justice

Federal worker facing job loss confronts Obama

Panic along the Mississippi

Charters accused of discrimination

Bonds of Dunbar’s Class of ’36

D.C. may get independent community college

More autonomy for D.C. budget?

Gray staff e-mails discussed weight, speaking

The Los Angeles Times

GOP lawmakers issue plan to balance California budget

Caruso sounding more like a possible L.A. mayoral candidate

Planned merger of charter school organizations dissolves

USA Today

Early HIV therapy protects against virus spread

Scientists find MRSA germ in supermarket meats

Haiti survivors rebuild lives, but some wounds slow to heal

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