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Today in Black America - May 9

POSTED: May 09, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Elaborates on Bin Laden Raid

Obama Can't Depend On New Poll Numbers

Battle Over Health Care Law Shifts to Federal Appellate Courts

Big G.O.P. Donors Adopt Wait-and-See 2012 Tack

The Partisan Corners of the News

In Kansas Courtroom, Echoes of Rwanda Genocide

A Bleak Life, Cut Short at 4, Harrowing From the Start

In Buffalo, Visions, Perhaps Illusions, of a University-Fueled Revitalization

The Detroit Free Press

Some metro, state school districts cut costs by sharing top executives

Hundreds of volunteers clean up 8 Mile in Detroit

Education and economic self-reliance stressed at summit for young men in Detroit

State Police arrest Inkster councilman in traffic incident

The Christian Science Monitor

The bin Laden effect: How the Al Qaeda leader changed America

Did Navy SEALs bring a peace dividend for Obama?

Two Muslims bounced from Memphis flight, despite extra screening

Memphis and Baton Rouge brace for record-breaking Mississippi flood

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

2010 better than expected for Grady Hospital

Deputy resigns over deleted email

Chief: Clayton County commissioners can have police-issued guns

The Star Ledger

Budget cuts end some N.J. neighborhood watch programs

Lt. Gov. Guadagno's own records contradict public criticism of N.J. arts council

U.S. Justice Department to launch formal investigation into Newark police

While Newark police investigate shooting of 2 men, stolen car crashes into parked police cruisers

Newark pastors, council members ask new police director to release disciplinary record

The Baltimore Sun

Move to pull Balto. Co. police from rec centers sparks concern

W. Baltimore youth baseball league seeks to refurbish fields

Mourners remember Phylicia Barnes in Ga.

Former community activist sentenced to life in murder of wife

The Wasington Post

Obama’s team sharply divided over raid

Obama approval rating jumps in Va.

Mitch Daniels’s serious decision

Freedom Riders look to youths

A college connection for D.C. students

D.C. Council divided over taxes, service

A legal quandary in Pr. George’s

Robert Johnson ready to take hotel firm public

Chicago Tribune

CPS chief: 'I've never had an easy job'

Issues for Chicago's next schools chief, Jean-Claude Brizard

Daley leaves Emanuel slightly smaller budget hole

End the Wal-Mart phobia

What bin Laden, Geronimo shared

The Los Angeles Times

UC may charge higher tuition at popular campuses

Gavin Newsom and Kamala Harris: the California Democratic Party's future?

Times updates and expands value-added ratings for Los Angeles elementary school teachers

Education reform: Shorter week, more learning

USA Today

USA's pulpits address bin Laden death

Inquiry sought into D.C. test scores

Feds: All kids, legal or not, entitled to school

NYC Mayor Bloomberg's budget would cut 1 in 12 teachers

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