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Today in Black America - May 15

POSTED: May 15, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama’s Switch on Same-Sex Marriage Stirs Skepticism

In Graduation Speech to Women, Obama Leaps Into Gender Gap

New Obama Ad Targets Romney's Career at Bain

Fiscal Woes Boomerang for Brown in California

Ex-State Senator Guilty of Theft From Nonprofit

Council Wants Banks to Describe Efforts Made in Poor Areas

The Christian Science Monitor

JP Morgan losses send Wall Street back to Capitol Hill (+video)

Top 9 reasons Congress is broken

Jerry Brown proposes billions in cuts. Are Californians getting his message?

Post-traumatic stress now a leading concern for military families

The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie, Sen. Sweeney's quickly canceled press conference causes confusion in Trenton

Officials discuss compromise in Rutgers-Rowan merger: A combined institution with an independent board

N.J. Treasury delays release of April revenue figures without explanation

Trayvon Martin mural defaced in Elmwood Park

Two counties cleared by N.J. Assembly committee to begin drug rehab program for nonviolent offenders

Bayonne-based non-profit helps poor, disabled children in Haiti, Dominican Republic and soon, Hudson County

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS plan axes 475 positions

Metro foreclosure notices holding steady

Atlanta's Phoenix Award given to "microcredit" champion Muhammad Yunus

The Chicago Tribune

Chicagoans like Rahm, with reservations

Emanuel approval on crime fighting lags

County pays $600,000 to get out of Burge torture case

Democrats set up new party to field candidate to run against indicted legislator

The Detroit Free Press

Jury prospect at Bobby Ferguson trial says he'd have a hard time convicting

Racial makeup of jury continues to color Bobby Ferguson trial

Inkster Judge Sylvia James should be barred from office, judicial tenure panel is told

House predicts 7.4% jobless rate in 2014; Senate less optimistic

The Washington Post

Budget time bomb spooks economy

Ron Paul’s latest strategy: Scale back the spending, but not the campaigning

Wis. Democrats furious with DNC

James Clyburn backs same-sex marriage

Obama hones message to women

Leggett vetoes economic development bill

USA Today

FAMU band suspension extended a year

Ex-cons step in to mediate conflict, prevent gun violence

600 city, suburban post officers to stay open

Evidence, witnesses released in Trayvon case

The Los Angeles Times

LAFD response times can't be trusted, report to mayor says

Gov. Brown's plea to voters: 'Please increase taxes temporarily'

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

U.S. DEA creates specialized prescription drug investigative unit based in Cleveland

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