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Today in Black America - June 8

POSTED: June 08, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Medicaid Cut Places States in Budget Bind

Pushing a Liberal Agenda, With Democrats as Target

Primaries Test Mood of Voters at Midterm

Reporter Retires After Words About Israel

Obama Conveys Principle to Students

Albany Lawmakers Pass Big Cuts in Health Care

‘A Very Deep Hole’

The Christian Science Monitor

Gulf oil spill: Louisiana's berm plan bold but full of uncertainty

New Jersey terror plot: another airport arrest is no coincidence

Opportunity in Africa at its first World Cup

Baltimore Sun

Council backs more than $20 million in tax increases

Prosecutors interviewing witnesses to Mount Vernon police shooting

Walter R. Dean honored for 40 years in education

Baltimore Co. councilman withdraws bill to ban felons from lobbying

City junior wins full scholarship at international science contest

Detroit Free Press

DPS spares 18 schools; retaining students is next goal

Appeals, efforts to increase enrollments help schools

Suspect in DPD officer's death to stand trial

Star Ledger

N.J. voters head to polls for congressional primary elections

Gov. Chris Christie backs off plans to push N.J. teachers to retire early

Study finds economy directly influences N.J. children's well-being

Rutgers University sorority hazing trial is rescheduled

The Washington Post

Voters' support for members of Congress is at an all-time low, poll finds

Progressives seek to gain momentum for change at America's Future Now conference

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

BP cap trapping substantial amounts of oil, gas

D.C. agency to probe Rhee critic's complaint over ethics of school funds clause

Philadelphia Inquirer

Nutter revamping program for hiring ex-offenders

Program connects city youths with college

Plans for transit-oriented development near Temple announced

Camden police, leaders show support for law targeting drug dealers

Los Angeles Times

L.A. County supervisors OK $23-billion budget

Website aims to educate the public about state government

Chicago Tribune

Chicago teachers using city codes on overcrowding to challenge hike in classroom sizes

More black churches take on AIDS battle

Weis: 'Homicides continue to challenge us'

GOP's Obama vs. the real one

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