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Today in Black America - May 27

POSTED: May 27, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Illegal Workers: Court Upholds Faulting Hirers


Senators Say Patriot Act Is Being Misinterpreted


Conservative Group Wins Nonprofit Status From I.R.S.


Judge Voids Wisconsin Law Curbing Unions

The Mideast Peace Process: Washington Makes Things Worse


Questions Follow Leader of For-Profit Colleges


Bloomberg States Case, Emphatically and Personally, for Same-Sex Marriage

Two New York City Police Officers Acquitted of Rape


The Detroit Free Press


Gov. Rick Snyder signs budget, controversy continues


Ex-DPS bookkeeper faces prison after pleading guilty in embezzlement

DPS increases school closures to 20 in latest plan



The Christian Science Monitor

Medicare: Republicans voice resolve as they prepare to face constituents

Census Bureau: Hispanics account for half of US population growth

How can cash-strapped California comply with Supreme Court ruling on prisons?


Two years after end of Great Recession, how are we doing?



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Settlement reached in Eddie Long case

Riot at youth detention center

Video gambling to boost HOPE?

Atlanta pension battle intensifies


The Star Ledger

Newark cop in "grave" condition as three shot in city's South Ward

More than 150 N.J. police departments apply for scarce federal funds

Carteret man indicted in slaying of teenager outside borough library


Gov. Christie announces N.J. pulling out of regional environmental initiative



The Washington Post

Congress extends Patriot Act provisions


Palin to launch East Coast bus tour

Santorum to announce run June 6

Gingrich casts self as ‘comeback kid’

Sherrod deal with USDA failing to take root


Plan would partially privatize Amtrak

Prince George’s passes budget


Valedictorian paired studies with duty



The Baltimore Sun

Unable to find buyers, Superfresh to shut down its unsold stores

Annapolis mayor plans property tax increase, spending cuts

Utility regulator named state insurance commissioner

Jay Hancock: Real gimmick is Christie's decision to exit RGGI



Chicago Tribune

Blagojevich's impressive decision

Congressional map would hurt suburban Republicans


CPS says Brizard's salary in line with other large districts

Workers compensation reforms surface at Capitol



The Los Angeles Times


California lawmakers kill measure banning gifts to themselves

Teachers' union candidate wins L.A. school board seat

Adult education hard-hit by changes in school spending rules, study finds


USA Today


Romney to enter presidential race next week


FEMA could run out of rebuilding money



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