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Today in Black America - June 14

POSTED: June 14, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

7 in G.O.P. Square Off, 7 Months From First Vote

Fact Checking the Republican Debate

Bachmann Announces Presidential Candidacy

Editorial: They Need to Stand Up for Equality

Obama Offers Training Plan Designed for High-Tech Jobs

On College Forms, a Question of Race, or Races, Can Perplex

An Effort to Foster Tolerance in Religion


Unions Weigh New Plan To Avert Teacher Layoffs

City Will Have 50% Increase in Summer School Students

Albany Money Flows to Clients of Firms Employing Legislators



The Detroit Free Press

Kwame Kilpatrick's campaign fund faces a fine of nearly $1 million for paying his lawyers in the text message scandal

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing warns: Hart Plaza festivals in peril

$23 million in campaign ads unreported in Michigan, report says

Education chief: We'll help states that commit to school reform



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS accepts chairman's resignation

Atlanta Council members oppose cutting judges

Shake-up at ethics commission as top staffers to exit

State Supreme Court stands by charter school decision


The Christian Science Monitor

Education secretary tells Congress: Change No Child Left Behind – or I will

Five reasons the GOP race is so unsettled

Jobs council to Obama: Here's how to create one million jobs quickly

Pentagon Papers vs. WikiLeaks: Is Bradley Manning the new Ellsberg?



The Baltimore Sun

Council backs extension of affordable housing law until 2020

Rep. Elijah Cummings says nephew was disciplined, focused

City schools to reimburse teachers for visa fees


Transit and town center projects set to transform UM College Park


IRS revokes tax-exempt status of thousands of Maryland groups


The Washington Post

Presidential hopefuls play nice during debate

Robinson: I feel sorry for Mitt Romney


White House pushes policies to upgrade nation’s aging electrical network

From White House to heartland, a call to give up subsidies

D.C. ethics bill draws fire

Ethics report targets Pr. George’s

Housemate details student’s shooting


The Chicago Tribune

Appellate court to rehear case on CPS teacher firings


Controversial Northwestern prof Protess to retire

Education reforms are signed into law

Economy forces students to choose earning over learning in summer


USA Today

Study finds 75% of state legislators have finished college

Heart attack death rates linked to ambulance diversion

Study shows preschool's benefits are long-lasting


Colleges offer graduates help repaying loans


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Free rein for Cuyahoga County inspector general: editorial

Ohio House Democrats propose revival of Depression-era program to create jobs

GM to invest $20 million in Kansas City plant

Parents not clamoring to provide adult children with health insurance


The Star Ledger

As state Democrats prepare to introduce plan to overhaul public employee benefits, Christie's stance remains unclear

N.J. has most educated lawmakers in the nation, study finds


DYFS head admits proper handling of phone tip could have saved Irvington girl


Man who admitted to killing Rutgers student in Irvington, wounding two others, is sentenced


State Sen. Joseph Kyrillos eyes run for U.S. Senate

New Newark schools superintendent discusses first day, school consolidation plan







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