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Today in Black America - May 12

POSTED: May 12, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Court Nominee Figures in Midterm Campaigns

’95 Article Reveals Kagan’s Views on Confirmation

Veteran House Democrat Loses Seat in Primary

CNN Pundit Draws Ire From All Sides

Program to Combat Asthma Would Lean on Landlords

In New York’s Suburbs, Teachers Feel Budget Ax

In Newburgh, Gangs and Violence Reign

The Christian Science Monitor

Who got Fed money during financial crisis? Senate votes to know.

Which matters most to the 'tea party': win seats or reshape GOP?

David Cameron named new UK prime minister after Brown resigns

Baltimore Sun

Baltimore names its first food czar

City Council battles over budget

Legg Mason to cut 250 jobs in Baltimore area

Toddler contracts sexual disease; city police investigating

Steele defends financial stewardship of party to RNC members

Detroit Free Press

Worthy asks judge to keep Greene case sealed

Judge cuts teens bail after NAACP protests

Sentencing delayed for former Detroit mayoral aide DeDan Milton

Detroit poised to OK police moonlighting

Murder charge in Detroit cop's death

The Washington Post

White House seeks to defend Kagan's diversity record

Michael Steele defends spending to RNC state party leaders during meeting

Michael Steele's idiotic criticism of Elena Kagan

Kellogg Foundation awards $75 million to fight racial disparities in U.S.

President Obama's hiring reforms draw applause at personnel agency

Prince William turns corner with boom in population and drop in housing prices

Atlanta Journal Constitution

2 gospel musicians charged in Ga. church break-ins

For some, Georgia tuition increases by more than 16%

Star Ledger

Cory Booker is re-elected as Newark mayor for second term

In Paterson upset, Jeff Jones defeats Mayor Joey Torres

Newark residents vote in highly contested council elections in South, Central wards

Authorities probing Newark police officer's role in campaign-related incident

Essex County residents vote in nonpartisan municipal elections

Chicago Tribune

Stroger reinstates suspended aide

Kagan joins show she criticized

Los Angeles Times

Arizona bill targeting ethnic studies signed into law

L.A. City Council's budget committee recommends 1,000 more job cuts

A case study in healthcare hell

Whitman's words put spotlight on deeds

The Guardian (U.K.)

Labour-Liberal Democrat coalition hopes end in recriminations

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