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Today in Black America - June 10

POSTED: June 10, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Gingrich Aides Quit en Masse Over Conflicts

Director of National Counterterrorism Center Is Resigning


Panetta Demurs on Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan


Buried in Anonymity, and Ignominy, Too


Governor Seeks Sharp Tuition Increase in Five-Year Plan for SUNY


In Harlem Buildings, Reminders of Easy Money and the Financial Crisis



The Detroit Free Press

State House OKs reform plan that makes it easier to fire bad teachers

Detroit Public Schools scales back its plan for charter conversions


Rochelle Riley: High school graduate, 79, has advice for Class of '11


Romney defends stance against government help for GM, Chrysler




The Baltimore Sun

Board selects Sadusky as interim state school superintendent

Baltimore School for the Arts youth program to get $1 million




The Christian Science Monitor

Mortgage debt is down, Americans' net worth up, but analysts call gains fragile

Planned Parenthood battle signals fresh twist in abortion wars


GOP candidates in the Tea Party crosshairs

Nations pledge $1 billion for Qaddafi foes, plan for a Libya without him

ICC: Evidence shows that Qaddafi ordered rape of hundreds



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Piedmont Healthcare to cut 464 jobs

School board OKs 2 charters


Board OKs $758K contract on teacher, leader evals

More 2-year colleges to offer 4-year degrees




The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie proposes private firms manage some failing N.J. public schools

Gov. Christie wouldn't beat President Obama in White House race, poll says

N.J. Supreme Court reinstates 3 murder convictions, warns against unfair evidence

Sweeney to introduce bill to change pension, benefits system for N.J. public workers


Former N.J. Department of Corrections official indicted on bribery, attempted extortion charges

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer delivers commencement address to Newark eighth-graders


Newark Mayor Cory Booker rules out 2012 U.S. Senate run, keeps 2014 speculation alive



The Washington Post

Debt-reduction talks pick up steam

Romney will skip Iowa straw poll


Weiner case would cover new ground

Prince George’s left with ‘A Legacy’


Complicated, frequent teacher evaluations: Is there real value in the process?

Redistricting stalemate in Virginia



The Los Angeles Times

Redrawing of district boundaries will shake up California politics

L.A. politicians will still have final say over local districts


Two convicted of murder in shooting of Oakland journalist



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland MetroHealth, Cuyahoga County jail to partner on inmate medical services

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Steven Terry testifies that Frank Russo's wishes had no effect on his decisions


Community colleges seek higher tuition increase than in proposed state budget



USA Today

Ala. town marks 50 years since Freedom Rides

First lady targets healthy habits for toddler set

EPA's tests of air outside schools find problems


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