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Today in Black America - May 22

POSTED: May 22, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Fund-Raising for Romney Eats Into Obama’s Edge

School Districts Can Enter Federal Grant Contest

Facing Criticism, Obama Defends Ads Attacking Romney’s Record at Bain Capital

‘Super PACs’ Let Strategists Off the Leash

Chairman of N.R.C. to Resign Under Fire

Public Money Finds Back Door to Private Schools

New Data on Harms of Prostate Cancer Screening

New York Delays Primary by 2 Days

The Christian Science Monitor

Romney's record at Bain Capital is fair game, Obama says (+video)

What causes wrongful convictions? Lies, mistaken eyewitnesses top the list.

US Chamber to Congress on transportation bill: You're doing it wrong

Israel: South Africa's desire to label West Bank goods is 'racist'

The Star Ledger

Bill to decriminalize marijuana possession is advanced by N.J. Assembly committee

Cory Booker's comments on Obama's 'nauseating' campaign: Gaffe or calculated tactic?

Sen. Menendez echoes Obama, vowing to fight for middle class as campaign kicks off

Mom who starved children loses appeal of 8-year sentence

Family calling for answers in suicide of man being held at Hackensack police station

Senate Committee advances renominations of 17 Superior Court judges

The Detroit Free Press

Attempt to delay Kwame Kilpatrick's corruption trial fails

Detroit Public Schools announces plan to partner with civic, cultural organizations

Arts school becomes first to become self-governing DPS school

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Opportunity zones thought to bring jobs

Educators fret over JPMorgan losses

The Washington Post

Obama, Romney tied on economy, new poll finds

Obama defends his attacks on Romney’s career at Bain

Milbank: Obama’s allies coming up short

Robinson: NAACP retakes center stage

Neighbors locked in feud over park

Military exemption from D.C. gun laws sought

The Chicago Tribune

Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy gets high marks from officers for his work on front lines

House approves ban on legislative scholarships

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. Council OKs $7.2-billion budget, fails to act on layoffs

California relies on oil firms to probe worker's death

Record number of school districts in state face bankruptcy

USA Today

Five proposals to solve $1 trillion college loan crisis

Panel advises against PSA cancer screening

Wickham: An education reform model

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Turnpike limiting pay and benefits to save $4 million yearly

Michelle Obama touts her husband's initiatives during fundraiser at Progressive Field: pool report (video and photo gallery)

Northeast Ohio public high schools among nation's best, Newsweek says

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