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Today in Black America - June 7

POSTED: June 07, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Immigration Program Is Rejected by Third State

Courts Upend Budgets as States Look for Savings

S. Carolina Supreme Court Rules Against Governor

Democrats Shy From Weiner as G.O.P. Seizes on Scandal

Charter Schools Tied to Turkey Grow in Texas

City Assisting Food Industry With Space and Money

Contractors Are Focus as Council Offers Cuts

The Baltimore Sun

In-state tuition advocates applaud court action

Top Md. court airs challenge to ground rent registry law

Federal Hill nonprofit to offer microloans to local businesses

Nonprofit Caroline Center marks 15 years of job training for women

The Christian Science Monitor

Why House conservatives are offering fresh plan on federal debt

5 US soldiers killed in Iraq. What does it mean for the withdrawal?

Supreme Court steers clear of case involving Obama Senate seat

Supreme Court demands review of ruling in anti-illegal immigration case

In-state tuition for illegal immigrants survives, Supreme Court declines case

Withdrawals, lack of pay for African Union's Somalia forces could thwart progress

The Detroit Free Press

To preserve special education, big sacrifices loom

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing preps for layoffs, decries override of budget veto

Mobile eye clinic travels to schools, helps kids

Two dozen low-performing Michigan schools, including several in metro Detroit, land federal grants

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Rules tighter on career colleges

DeKalb OKs school construction list

Jesse Jackson intervenes for Troy Davis

Local housing a boon to some, loss to others

Atlanta council trims number of Municipal Court judges

Chicago Tribune

Random attacks cause concern in Chicago

Aldermen like Emanuel's picks for transportation, consumer affairs

Council forwards Garry McCarthy police superintendent nomination

The Star Ledger

N.J. Senate committee unanimously approves new bill preventing public officials from double-dipping

EPA awards $3.4M to help clean up toxic sites in 6 N.J. towns

N.J. Senate Democrats considering budget that would increase school funding, reintroduce 'millionaire's tax'

N.J. Supreme Court to rule whether blogger is protected by journalist shield laws

NJN is turned over to newly created subsidiary of WNET, Gov. Christie announces

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. principals should have more authority in hiring teachers, report says

LAPD seeks tighter regulations on toy guns

Supreme Court ruling on California immigrant tuition rates could affect other states' policies

Brown urged to restore funds for education databases

Arcadia schools, well-heeled but still pinched

The Plain Dealer

Multi-faith coalition share vision of Greater Cleveland: jobs, education, safety, respect and no hunger

Cigars are tobacco of choice of middle schoolers in Cuyahoga

Rwanda survivor tells her story of genocide in hopes of raising awareness

Rep. Marcia Fudge says Huron Hospital closing will hurt community

The trial of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Steven Terry opens with prosecutors accusing him of doing campaign work on county time

Ken Blackwell won't announce whether he'll run for Senate until around Independence Day

The Washington Post

Obama hits new lows on economy, poll finds

Political labels Obama doesn’t deserve

Slow confirmations leave gap at the top

Obama’s economic adviser to resign

Official: Thomas diverted funds

The shaded witness

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