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Today in Black America - May 6

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The New York Times

On Israel, Jews and Leaders Often Disagree

2 Votes Break Logjam on Financial Overhaul Bill

Since Bork, a Long War Over the Court

Long Shot for High Court Has Reputation for Compassion and Persuasion

The Echoes of an Execution Reverberate Loud and Clear
Birthrate Falls for Whites to About Half

New Orleans Asks U.S. to Help Police Department

Bloomberg Budget Would Cut Number of Teachers

With Debate on Openness, Mayor’s Race Starts Early

Baltimore Sun

Prosecutors argue for restoration of Holton charges

Dixon had taxpayers pick up $11,600 makeup tab

City officers tied to kidnapping case turn themselves in

Baltimore approves Grand Prix plan

Atlanta Journal Constitution

State grants extension request for Atlanta cheating investigation

Georgia teachers' group to formally oppose state's Race to the Top application

Detroit Free Press

Riddle, now a felon, may be open to deal in federal cases; rap could add time

Kilpatrick asks public to help pay restitution

Kilpatrick, City of Detroit win whistle-blower suit

Ex-Kilpatrick bodyguard loses whistle-blower suit against city

Worthy weighs case in shooting death

Detroit council criticizes Bing's budget for violating city charter

Road construction jobs bypassing Detroiters

The Christian Science Monitor

Gulf oil spill: Why booms, in short supply, may not save the day

In Chicago, can community involvement combat gang violence?

Primary election results: establishment candidates battered

Poll: Poizner surges in California governor's race

Megacities of the world: a glimpse of how we'll live tomorrow

Star Ledger

Former N.J. Gov. Jon Corzine halts campaign donations after leaving office

Gov. Chris Christie quietly issues executive order not forcing N.J. officials to disclose more info on assets

Gov. Chris Christie says he's confident hearing for N.J. Supreme Court nominee will happen

Environmental agency, Gov. Christie discuss privatizing N.J. forests, parks

Graphic autopsy photos of Newark schoolyard slayings are displayed in court

Irvington council approves 17 percent tax increase

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has raised $7.5M for upcoming election campaign, report says

N.J. Performing Arts Center gets $38M tax credit for high-rise in Newark

The Washington Post

'Los Suns' statement comes in a perfectly fine arena for politics

Obama to make Supreme Court decision soon, aides say

Obama urges work on immigration bill 'to begin ... this year'

Financial overhaul bill gets bipartisan push in Senate

Terrorists who want to buy guns have friends on Capitol Hill

Eight U-Va. lacrosse players have been charged with alcohol-related offenses during their careers at the school

Los Angeles Times

Budget cuts prompted LAPD to eliminate a counter-terrorism task force

State sues 2 former CalPERS officials

Hispanics' unemployment rate soars

L.A. Council committee OKs 4-month ban on some rent hikes

Chicago Tribune

Illinois House kills school voucher bill

Chicago aldermen put off Walmart vote

Make BP pay for oil disaster

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