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Today in Black America - June 7

POSTED: June 07, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Coast Guard Sees Cleanup of Spill Lasting Until the Fall

To Avoid Voter Rage, Democrats Skip Town Halls

White House and Allies Set to Build Up Health Law

The End for Rangel Appears Greatly Exaggerated

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Johnson faces 6 in fight to keep 4th District seat

Political pro Baker faces underdog role

Long-term jobless face bleak future

The Christian Science Monitor

Israel's Netanyahu balks at UN investigation of Gaza flotilla raid

Gaza blockade: Israel deports activists from the Rachel Corrie aid ship

New sex scandal mars runup to World Cup for South Africa President Jacob Zuma

Jobs numbers for May squelch some economic optimism

The Washington Post

Haley leads Republican governor's race in South Carolina despite sex allegations

Greece's economic crisis strands sculpture for Washington's Martin Luther King Jr. memorial

Arizona leaders lament as state's image takes beating with new immigration law

New Jersey men arrested are latest from U.S. tied to terrorist groups

S.C. GOP state senator calls president, gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley 'a raghead'

Obama, Biden praise Md. businessman who rose from stock clerk to employing 105

Natwar M. Gandhi: District's 'Dr. No' on budget issues might now say yes

Star Ledger

N.J. men accused in Somalia terror plot downloaded videos, writings of al Qaeda leaders

Recession causes houses of faith to flood N.J. realty market

N.J. legislators plan budget deal to avoid shutdown of state government

Newark police association holds memorial for five teens burned in 1978 homicide

Detroit Free Press

Cops prowl Detroit for guns

Detroit council votes to override Bing's budget veto

Detroit's mayor steps up; now Granholm should, too

Detroit graduates succeed despite gangs, drugs, fear; offer us hope

Ayanna Kilpatrick may lose home to foreclosure

Chicago Tribune

Criminals aren't only ones ignoring city handgun ban

Fewer teens at work — blame adults

CPS anti-violence program takes off, slowly

Investigators turn up heat on Stroger deputy

Los Angeles Times

Jailed illegal immigrants pose policy dilemma

GOP candidates turn to personal pitches in final days before primary

State voters to decide a few hot contests

Not much of a contest in 33rd House District race

Philadelphia Inquirer

South Philadelphia High: Some changes made, some problems endure

Mentorship program gives inmates hope and a chance

Executive pay casts Horizon in different light

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