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Today in Black America - June 7

POSTED: June 07, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Immigration Program Is Rejected by Third State


Courts Upend Budgets as States Look for Savings

S. Carolina Supreme Court Rules Against Governor

Democrats Shy From Weiner as G.O.P. Seizes on Scandal


Charter Schools Tied to Turkey Grow in Texas

City Assisting Food Industry With Space and Money

Contractors Are Focus as Council Offers Cuts



The Baltimore Sun

In-state tuition advocates applaud court action

Top Md. court airs challenge to ground rent registry law


Federal Hill nonprofit to offer microloans to local businesses

Nonprofit Caroline Center marks 15 years of job training for women


The Christian Science Monitor

Why House conservatives are offering fresh plan on federal debt

5 US soldiers killed in Iraq. What does it mean for the withdrawal?

Supreme Court steers clear of case involving Obama Senate seat


Supreme Court demands review of ruling in anti-illegal immigration case


In-state tuition for illegal immigrants survives, Supreme Court declines case


Withdrawals, lack of pay for African Union's Somalia forces could thwart progress


The Detroit Free Press

To preserve special education, big sacrifices loom

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing preps for layoffs, decries override of budget veto

Mobile eye clinic travels to schools, helps kids

Two dozen low-performing Michigan schools, including several in metro Detroit, land federal grants


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Rules tighter on career colleges

DeKalb OKs school construction list

Jesse Jackson intervenes for Troy Davis


Local housing a boon to some, loss to others


Atlanta council trims number of Municipal Court judges


Chicago Tribune

Random attacks cause concern in Chicago


Aldermen like Emanuel's picks for transportation, consumer affairs

Council forwards Garry McCarthy police superintendent nomination



The Star Ledger


N.J. Senate committee unanimously approves new bill preventing public officials from double-dipping

EPA awards $3.4M to help clean up toxic sites in 6 N.J. towns


N.J. Senate Democrats considering budget that would increase school funding, reintroduce 'millionaire's tax'

N.J. Supreme Court to rule whether blogger is protected by journalist shield laws

NJN is turned over to newly created subsidiary of WNET, Gov. Christie announces



The Los Angeles Times


L.A. principals should have more authority in hiring teachers, report says

LAPD seeks tighter regulations on toy guns

Supreme Court ruling on California immigrant tuition rates could affect other states' policies

Brown urged to restore funds for education databases

Arcadia schools, well-heeled but still pinched


The Plain Dealer

Multi-faith coalition share vision of Greater Cleveland: jobs, education, safety, respect and no hunger

Cigars are tobacco of choice of middle schoolers in Cuyahoga


Rwanda survivor tells her story of genocide in hopes of raising awareness

Rep. Marcia Fudge says Huron Hospital closing will hurt community

The trial of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Steven Terry opens with prosecutors accusing him of doing campaign work on county time

Ken Blackwell won't announce whether he'll run for Senate until around Independence Day


The Washington Post

Obama hits new lows on economy, poll finds

Political labels Obama doesn’t deserve

Slow confirmations leave gap at the top

Obama’s economic adviser to resign

Official: Thomas diverted funds

The shaded witness



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