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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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