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New York entrepreneur, lawyer, civil rights leader and politician Percy Ellis Sutton was born in San Antonio, TX in 1920.

Today in Black America - June 9

POSTED: June 09, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Economy’s Woes Shift the Focus of Budget Talks

Obama Tries to Focus on Economic Fears

Message of Survival Won Denver Race for Mayor

Judges Weigh Limits of Health Law’s Powers

New Effort to Protect Immigrants From Tricks

Cuomo Urges Broad Limits to N.Y. Public Pensions

The Detroit Free Press

Roy Roberts discusses DPS's problems at meeting with state officials

Budget battle, transportation cuts leave Detroit bus riders waiting

Review of 31,000 potential firearm cases 'impossible work,' Worthy says

FBI video shows ex-council aide taking money

DPS's new emergency manager: Problems are worse than I thought

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama pushes job training initiatives to boost US manufacturing

Debit card fees: Will shoppers benefit from new cap?

Report: US aid could be destabilizing Afghanistan in the long term

Muslim Brotherhood officially enters Egyptian politics

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Creflo Dollar boosts Eddie Long

New Atlanta pension proposal in the works

5 school boards could face hearings

Reed to 'Meet the Press' again

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland tries to address chronic health conditions in prison

Affordable housing law extension passes key hurdle

120,000 in area underwater on mortgages

City police officer pleads guilty in towing kickback scheme

The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie to unveil public-private school partnership plan

N.J. Assembly holds up pension, health benefits overhaul brokered by Christie, Sweeney

U.S. Sen. Lautenberg asks FCC to examine WNET deal to operate N.J. public television

Former N.J. education chief Schundler applies for top Florida schools post

EMT files discrimination lawsuit against Jersey City Medical Center

Newark Mayor Cory Booker may run for U.S. Senate

The Washington Post

Poll: Americans torn over debt limit

Rick Perry for president?

2012 feuds starting early

Lawmakers call for HUD records

How the FBI tested Jim Graham

Gray, Norton try to avoid social-policy riders on D.C. budget

Va. juvenile justice board backs ban on sexual orientation discrimination

The Los Angeles Times

Change at the top expected at arts high

Radio hosts change tune on tax election, then so do GOP lawmakers

L.A. public school system wastes $500 million on pointless training, report says

U.S. can't justify its drug war spending, reports say

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Senate passes sprawling $112 billion state budget along party lines; conference committee next

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Steven Terry testifies he did nothing wrong when he talked to county Auditor Frank Russo about a case

Free meals are available this summer for low-income students on summer break

The Denver Post

Griego: In Denver mayoral vote, no boundaries were sacred

Griego: Political theater shines light on power of Denver's black-brown coalition

Denver Mayor-elect Michael Hancock launches his transition

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