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Today in Black America - June 2

POSTED: June 02, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

U.S. Opens Criminal Inquiry Into Oil Spill

Alabama Voters Reject Coalition Bid

20 in Black Caucus Ask for Curbs on Ethics Office

Mere Silence Doesn’t Invoke Miranda, Justices Say

Jobs Bill vs. Deficit, a Showdown in the Senate

Study Finds Blacks Blocked From Southern Juries
New N.Y. Schools Face Extra Pain From Layoffs

Baltimore Sun

ACLU criticizes lack of school construction funding in city

Killings continue amidst deadliest stretch in city since '07

Three fire companies to close if no new funds found

The Christian Science Monitor

How Race to the Top is recasting education reform in America

BP oil spill could make Gulf hurricane season 'devastating'

Arizona immigration law prompts Mexico to extend repatriation aid program

President Sarkozy urges revamped trade ties at Africa-France Summit

The Washington Post

Party switcher Parker Griffith, Rep. Artur Davis lose in Alabama primaries

Segregated clubs in Kentucky raise issues for private business, civil rights law

Blue Dogs took up the fight for doctors' pay as poor lose health coverage

Nations decry Israel's blockade of Gaza

HP to lay off 9,000 tech-services workers

D.C. voters to decide on election of attorney general

Maryland governor announces venture-capital initiative

The collateral damage from Israel's raid

Detroit Free Press

Aiyana shot through head, not neck, county agrees

Fieger: New autopsy suggests cover-up, shows Aiyana shot in head

Greene lawsuit narrows its target to city, Kilpatrick

Stinger lands anchor job with Fox affiliate

Star Ledger

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie dumps funding compromise with teachers union

Federal monitor finds progress, some setbacks for foster care in N.J.

Newark anti-violence groups rally at scene of weekend shooting

East Orange police arrest 30 as part of investigation combating gang violence

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Budget

Georgia again files bid for feds' education cash

Los Angeles Times

Olive View-UCLA staffers allegedly accepted gifts from nursing home employees

GOP candidate Tom Campbell pulls TV ads for U.S. Senate race in California

Whitman expands primary lead; Fiorina pulls out from the pack

Chicago Tribune

Council to consider rule for stores selling car seats

Give a royal face to oil spill

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