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Today in Black America - May 13

POSTED: May 13, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Kagan’s Link to Marshall Cuts 2 Ways

On Capitol Hill, Kagan Gets to Know Her Voters

Astronauts Attack Obama’s NASA Plan

Republicans Settle on Florida for 2012 Presidential Convention

In a Job Market Realignment, Some Left Behind

The Price and Who Pays: Updates From the Gulf

Small New York Town Makes English the Law

New York Minorities More Likely to Be Frisked

Pssst, Over to You

Baltimore Sun

February storms cost Baltimore about $36 million

Coppin State women make name for themselves in softball

Ray Lewis shows the 'Way'

The Christian Science Monitor

As BP stumbles, an expanding federal role in Gulf oil spill

Louisiana lawmakers: BP can't handle Gulf oil spill cleanup anymore

Wal-Mart pledges $2 billion to food banks as demand rises

Outlook for home foreclosures brightens a bit

Tampa nabs 2012 Republican convention. Er, congratulations?

Detroit Free Press

Bing holds summit over stabilizing Detroit neighborhoods

Protest over Detroit schools staged at Capitol

Judge nixes release of Tamara Greene files

Top Detroit Schools' graduates to be honored

Detroit cops consider 2nd suspect in officer's slaying

The Washington Post

In Elena Kagan's work as solicitor general, few clues to her views

Higher black voting rates in 2008 mostly occurred in South, report says

Steele's favorables slip sharply in Maryland

Childhood obesity report gives D.C. a starting point for improving diets

Star Ledger

Seton Hall Law alumni, faculty pushed to remove Gov. Christie Christie as graduation speaker

N.J. Supreme Court rules tenured teacher can be disciplined, fired based on 'unbecoming conduct'

N.J. education chief says pension proposals could prompt fewer than 13,000 teachers to retire early

N.J. woman points out American flag displayed incorrectly at Mayor Cory Booker's re-election victory speech

Los Angeles Times

L.A. council bans most official travel to Arizona

Republican Senate candidates are up in arms over 2nd Amendment

L.A. Unified barred from budgetary teacher layoffs at 3 schools

Portland, Ore., may return to neighborhood schools model

Chicago Tribune

List shows Stroger made 6 top hires since election loss

Chicago's religious leaders protest Arizona immigration law

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb school board OKs preliminary budget cutting 579 teachers

Perdue signs tax cut for middle-income and wealthy seniors, hospital tax hike

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