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Today in Black America - June 21

POSTED: June 21, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House Panel’s Vote Steps Up Partisan Fight on Gun Inquiry


Distaste for Health Care Law Reflects Spending on Ads

Donations to Democratic ‘Super PAC’ Rise Just as Campaign Steps Up Spending


Restore Our Future Raises About $5 Million in May


Payments for Victims of Eugenics Are Shelved


Lawyers Say Rape Case in Brooklyn Won’t Go On

Retrial Begins for City Councilman in Corruption Case


The Christian Science Monitor

House panel cites Eric Holder for contempt. Will he go to jail?


Obama leads Romney by 13 points in new poll. Can that be right?

Hillary Clinton meets with Palestinian and Israeli. Is something cooking?

Fed moves to juice US economy, but Wall Street wanted a jolt


The Star Ledger

N.J. aims to get tougher on first-time DWI offenders

Plainfield fire chief arrested on drunken driving charge

Foreclosed homes could turn into affordable housing under N.J. bill; Assembly to vote today

Long Rutgers board meeting ends with short protest over tuition costs and restructuring plan

High-priced kicks: Camden store allegedly billed Medicare for Nike sneakers


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

S. Baptists: Gay rights not civil rights

APD sued again for strip searches


APS foreign language changes

Crackdown on ATL Housing pay


The Detroit Free Press

Shrinking DPS will cut 1,889 more jobs

Jury's question raises possibility of mistrial in Bobby Ferguson bid-rigging case

U.S. grants to help fund 6 Michigan community health centers


Joe Young Jr. Former lawmaker championed Detroit

Bing to ask council to oust lawyer



The Washington Post


In campaign ads, ‘Congress’ is now four-letter word

Somebody in the government finally raises a question about war and taxes


Author of 2005 book on Clintons defends new biography of Obama

Census Bureau: Millions more Americans shared households in face of recession

GOP blowing gunsmoke

In D.C., HIV infection rate nearly doubles for some poor black women

Pr. George’s council member gets probation before judgment


USA Today

Police chief at center of Trayvon Martin probe fired

Despite Title IX, women lag in tech


Arizona county rejects funds for Obama birth probe


The Los Angeles Times

Skout app may shut teen forum permanently over safety concerns

Election-day voter registration advances in California Legislature

Administrators reach tentative deal with L.A. Unified


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland firefighters' training records become focus of city's next probe


Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland to expand services


Cleveland schools bill among several sent to Gov. John Kasich for signature






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