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Today in Black America - May 3

POSTED: May 03, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Romney Team May Have Stirred Storm Over Gay Aide

Romney Confronts the Power of the Presidency

A Delicate New Balance on National Security

The Purpose of Spectacular Wealth, According to a Spectacularly Wealthy Guy

Charles M. Blow: Things That Really Matter

Methodists Vote Against Ending Investments Tied to Israel

Criminal Charges for 13 in Florida A&M Hazing Death

State Officials Throw Out Another Pearson Test Question

Dolan and Bishops Urge Albany to Raise Minimum Wage

The Christian Science Monitor

Florida A&M hazing: Charges could clip violent traditions

Occupy movement seeks new recruits. In New York, it found some. (+video)

'Torture memos' author can't be sued for harsh interrogations, court rules

Harvard and MIT to offer online courses. A step in lowering college costs?

The Miami Herald

Zimmerman’s attorney: Trayvon’s social media posts fair game

13 charged in hazing death of FAMU band member

The Star Ledger

N.J. Supreme Court to rule on salary cap for school superintendents

Watchdog group wants Attorney General to investigate ALEC's activities in N.J.

Recently out of Rikers, former Net Jayson Williams shows up at Union City soup kitchen to help mark milestone

Family, supporters of Malik Williams demonstrate outside Christie town hall in Garfield

Assemblyman John Wisniewski joins call for freeze on toll hike

The Detroit Free Press

Medicare fraud: 22 indicted in metro Detroit as part of major U.S. crackdown

Community's help sought to find Detroit store owner's killer

Upkeep of Detroit may be sacrificed under budget cuts, official says

Right-to-work opponents get ready for battle over bargaining

Detroit Councilman Kwame Kenyatta won't run again, says city's problems tied to loss of hope

The Washington Post

Newt Gingrich formally ends presidential bid

Romney in Va.: Obama policies ‘backbreaking’ for small business

Obama administration plan would ease rules on some weapons exports

Prostitution scandal no laughing matter for ex-Secret Service agents

Federal Diary: Leadership chasm at DHS

Rapes shake Hyattsville area

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

SCLC sets convention in Sanford, Florida area

Atlanta City Council to consider 2013 budget proposal

Murray to become new chair of parole board

Official: Cause of Tyler Perry fire ‘undetermined'

Law will give options to prison

The Chicago Tribune

Aldermen tell CPS to reduce suspensions and expulsions

Scaled-down capital budget for CPS

Illinois Senate panel votes down pension reform measure

How Daley beefed up his pension payouts

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County D.A. candidates square off in forum

Union abandons California ballot measures in deal with hospitals

Holding transcripts hostage

USA Today

USDA unveils rules to speed tracking of tainted meat

Is Junior Seau death part of a bigger problem?

National Day of Prayer prompts amens, protest

American Heart Association: Tasers can cause death

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

City removes Occupy Cleveland protesters' tent at Public Square

Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Seneca Wallace bakes up a storm in honor of departed mom

Republicans try to tie Rep. Betty Sutton to Ohio's attempted bridge bombers

Arab superhero creator, like his characters, fights prejudice

George Forbes is no longer president of the local NAACP

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