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Today in Black America - May 18

POSTED: May 18, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

For States, a Glimmer of Hope on Deficits

Senate Group on Debt Loses a Key Republican

For States, a Glimmer of Hope on Deficits

U.S. to Extend Haitians’ Post-Quake Immigration Status

Chemical Suspected in Cancer Is in Baby Products

Assembly Leader Seeks to Keep Millionaires’ Tax

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit mayor Dave Bing pledges to get tough on corrupt spending

GM's IT center gets state tax credit

Local men who were Freedom Riders 50 years ago say the struggle isn't over

Rochelle Riley: Politics turns Americans into our own worst enemies

The Christian Science Monitor

US troops in Iraq: US, Maliki weigh possible extension

Mitt Romney makes a fundraising splash. How much does that matter?

Bill to chop Big Oil's tax breaks falls short – but makes its point

Jon Stewart-Bill O'Reilly show: Who won the Great Poetry Debate?

What it means for outsiders to cover war and tragedy in Africa

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Judge: Eddie Long may face trial in fall

Redistricting forums start with bang

Judge dismisses suit challenging NAACP elections

Cherokee, Gwinnett scramble to get charter school approvals

Hundreds protest overturning of charter school law

Murder charges dropped against teens held for 2 years

The Star Ledger

N.J. treasurer predicts state's revenue bump will be smaller than projected $913M

Gov. Christie denies plans to run for vice president

Judge rejects Bayshore Tea Party's request to delay primary during N.J. legislative map lawsuit

Newark police honor 21 officers, 2 squads during annual awards ceremony

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel's $75 million in cuts short on specifics

Patients' Right to Know Act passes Assembly

Illinois has spent $230 million to keep 27 firms in state

Opt-out HIV testing for inmates goes to governor

State lawmakers look to beef up penalties for torture in beating cases

Stars come out for Oprah's farewell party

The Washington Post

Chambliss faces challenge in ‘Gang of Six’

Lawmakers call for HUD probe

Gingrich in damage-control mode

Newt Gingrich, the Pinocchio candidate

ACOs program gets jump-start

Johnson, ex-county executive in Prince George’s, pleads guilty to taking bribes

D.C. gas magnate feels your pain

Raises out, but bonuses possible

D.C. Council probing hiring will seek court order to force 3 to testify

The Baltimore Sun

Schaefer's will honors friends, institutions

Governor pledges to fight for transgender protections

Carl Stokes to make mayoral announcement Wednesday

Northrop Grumman's cuts of 500 jobs come amid defense belt-tightening

Superfresh closings could mean up to 1,500 layoffs, most in Baltimore area

The Los Angeles Times

Arnold's plans terminated? Not likely

California's revenue surge might stymie efforts to stabilize finances

Completing community college in L.A. County still a challenge

USA Today

Blacks' exodus reshapes cities

U.S. finds violations of college crime reporting

Brazile: GOP tries to suppress vote

Calif. Rep. Hunter objects to naming Navy ship for Cesar Chavez

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