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Today in Black America - May 31

POSTED: May 31, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Medicare Plan for Payments Irks Hospitals

Under an Arizona Plan, Smokers and the Obese Would Pay Medicaid Fee

Bill Clements Dies at 94; Set Texas on G.O.P. Path

A Crackdown on Employing Illegal Workers

The Detroit Free Press

Is Detroit Public Schools worth saving? Charter process sparks debate

DPS increases school closures to 20 in latest plan

Mourners praise Don Barden as a pioneer

Ex-DPS bookkeeper faces prison after pleading guilty in embezzlement

Detroit police chief takes blame for abandoned evidence at crime lab

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama picks combat-tested Gen. Martin Dempsey to head Joint Chiefs of Staff

Obama speaks at Joplin memorial for tornado victims

Obama's Europe visit: redefined ties and a touch of 'political Beatlemania'

The big lie that Obama can't lead is crumbling

From Arlington National Cemetery to Facebook, Americans note Memorial Day

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Students race HOPE cuts

What's next for Bernice King?

Eddie Long case officially dismissed

The Baltimore Sun

Prayers, appeals for 12-year-old victim

Census 2010: Rise in single fathers defies historic trend

OSI, ACLU criticize state school board over suspensions

Minority hiring examined in county

The Washington Post

Cost of war will be big factor in troop reduction

A protest candidate who’s rising

GOP girds for fight in unlikely spot

Who will pay for AIDS treatment?

Heroes of the ‘Forgotten Victory’

The Los Angeles Times

State cuts mean new $105-million Riverside school won't have any students

Bill would let counties opt out of U.S. immigration enforcement program

Charter school leader Vielka McFarlane brings personal history, passion to education

Los Angeles school district's health benefits help push cafeteria fund into the red

L.A. Unified to give leftover meals to nonprofits that feed needy

Chicago Tribune

House bets on gambling in Chicago

Nigerian teen soccer players' goal to score a better life in U.S.

Advanced Placement opportunities for students unequal

Lack of budget info creating problems at CPS

McHenry County sheriff's office denies racial profiling in traffic stops

Bring back the 20 stinging lashes?

The Star Ledger

Rev. Jesse Jackson to lead Camden rally for state worker unions

Head of N.J. State Police is up for re-appointment

After Irvington suspected neglect case, legislator reconsiders home-schooling laws

Following a year of politics, Supreme Court nominee gets long-awaited confirmation hearing

Bloody weekend in Newark as violence heats up

N.J. Senate Republicans discuss strategy following state Supreme Court education funding decision

USA Today

New drug extends survival for men with advanced prostate cancer

Judge: Corporate donations ban unconstitutional

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland honors black soldiers who fought in Civil War

It's no sure bet that casino will bring an increase in crime to Cleveland

Ohio's $8 billion budget hole: Was it really that big?

Cleveland Schools CEO finalists to interview with Mayor Frank Jackson

Cleveland schools CEO finalist: Lorain Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson

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