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Today in Black America - June 17

POSTED: June 17, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Libya and the War Powers Act

Call Off the Global Drug War

Attorney General and Senator Clash on Where to Try Terror Suspects

Baptists Support Immigration Fix

Weiner Resigns in Chaotic Final Scene

Concern for Vast Social Services Database on the City’s Neediest

City Reduces Chronic Absenteeism in Public Schools


The Detroit Free Press

Mayor's communications chief: I'll resign if Dave Bing asks

Ex-TV news anchor Emery King tapped to help Bing with PR

U-M Regents vote to raise tuition

Protesters cheer final-hour reprieve of Catherine Ferguson Academy for pregnant and parenting teens

10,000 DPS workers to get layoff notices


Bing officials reiterate warning about Detroit City Council budget cuts


The Christian Science Monitor

Anthony Weiner scandal: Is anything in Congress private anymore?


Supreme Court: When police question children, their age matters

Budget math: Is too much 'off the table' to really fix US deficit?

African free trade zone planning is under way


Chile's student protests could undermine president's approval


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Errors plague Ga. jobs program

City close on pension deal

Sonny Perdue and fear that Georgia ‘not a state to be seen in if you’re of a different color’


Star Ledger

N.J. Senate committee approves health, pension benefit reform despite union protests

N.J. court punishes judge for yelling at woman

PolitiFact New Jersey: Gov. Christie's claim about wealthy people leaving the state


Jersey City paying consultant $25,000 to challenge Census count

Assembly panel votes to restore 2010 cuts to NJFamilyCare health insurance program


The Washington Post

Daley’s courtship of executives hits rough patch

Biden on debt talks: Now the hard part


Romney picks up key endorsements

House panel signs off on D.C. bill

Another guilty plea in Pr. George’s

Henderson coasting to confirmation

2 accused of trying to suppress black vote


The Baltimore Sun

Mayors to flock to Baltimore for four-day conference

Restaurant owners sue Baltimore Co. developer, claim racism

Annapolis findings illuminate 1800s African-American life


Ehrlich aides indicted in robocalls case



The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel's assets as high as $16.6 million

Chicago puts lobbyists' pay online

CPS, teachers union face off over pay raise

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago students 'got the shaft' under labor deal

Bill Clinton to hold Chicago forum


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

ACLU of Ohio report says War on Drugs is waste of time and money, urges reform


The Los Angeles Times

Elder care with games and robots

Brown stands by veto of budget proposal

State lawmakers still struggling with how to regulate and tax marijuana


South African youth leader calls for nationalization, land seizures



USA Today

U.S. govt. releases plan to spur healthier lifestyles


Foreclosure notices fall to lowest level since 2006







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