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Today in Black America - May 31

POSTED: May 31, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Some G.O.P. Foreign Policy Experts Are Tepid on Romney

Students Press for Action on Immigration

Governor Throws Weight Behind Senate Candidate

Rangel Forcefully Defends His Record, as a Challenger Looks On

A Gap in College Graduates Leaves Some Cities Behind

On Campus, New Deals With Banks

Comptroller Says Contractor on 911 System Billed Millions in Inappropriate Charges

The Christian Science Monitor

Taylor's 50-year sentence draws mixed reactions in Liberia (+video)

Is Donald Trump secretly supporting President Obama?

Unemployed veterans skilled in doing jobs, not in finding them

The Star Ledger

Department of Education plans to release report cards for all N.J. schools

Essex County opens Riverfront Park in Newark, a 30-year dream come true

Gov. Christie expects lawmakers to pass 'user fees' bill

Essex County lawmakers to present demands regarding N.J.'s higher education overhaul

Christie directs new lease with Israeli national airline at Newark airport

Gov. Christie vows to stand by Bruce Harris' nomination to Supreme Court

The Detroit Free Press

For 3 crime fighters, the fight to save Detroit is personal

Federal government to join discussion about rail project in Detroit

No word on when Detroit's top lawyer might challenge consent agreement

Former Washington D.C. mayor with turnaround skills gives advice to help Detroit

Detroit public, charter schools agree on standards

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Black mayors come to Atlanta for 38th annual convention

Former APS official awaits fate

Layoffs at Hosea Feed the Hungry

The Washington Post

GOP cheers Democrat’s party switch

Incumbent primary losses mount

As governor, Romney backtracked on reform in judicial nominations

First lady to campaign in N. Va. next week

Annual principal shakeup begins for DCPS

High-powered send-off for Chuck

USA Today

Friday jobs report could have large election impact

Editorial: Advice for GOP presidential nominee

2 dead in Indianapolis shooting

The Chicago Tribune

CTA outlines $80 million in savings to avert fare hikes, cuts

Tribune Voices: Blacks' views on gay marriage evolving

Charter school teachers file unfair labor complaint against network

Lawsuits filed in Cook County claiming state's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

Convict cleared in '94 Waukegan slaying; 4th time DNA trumps prosecutors

The Los Angeles Times

State voters favor tobacco tax, less sure on term limits

Cities lose fight with state for property tax funds

California neglects education of English learners, lawsuit claims

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's bid for local control of charter schools fits national push for accountability

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