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POSTED: May 06, 2013, 7:30 am

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Today in Black History: Robert Abbott launches the Chicago Defender newspaper in 1905 and begins a golden age in the life of the Black press.


The New York Times

Stories of Struggle and Creativity as Sequestration Cuts Hit Home


Editorial: A Disappointing Debut


The Great Divide: How Social Networks Drive Black Unemployment


N.R.A. Leadership Rallies Members for 2014 Elections


Corporations Find a Friend in the Supreme Court

Girl’s Death by Gunshot Is Rejected as Symbol

Wrongfully Convicted Often Find Their Record, Unexpunged, Haunts Them

Corruption Charge Expected for Senator



The Christian Science Monitor

Teenagers, social media, and terrorism: a threat level hard to assess


As NRA meets, Great Gun Debate intensifies America's culture war

Republicans pursue probe of Benghazi attacks, name witnesses for hearing


The Star Ledger

Jersey City mayor's opponents say his comments about nude photos insult Hispanics

Sources: Middlesex prosecutor stepping down to work for Attorney General

Christie administration silent as it starts raiding affordable housing funds, report says


A quarter of N.J. workers fall short of rising living costs, study shows

Buono's money woes threaten campaign, cause a change of mind


The Detroit Free Press

Gov. Snyder, U.S. education secretary to visit 3 schools today


Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano says he was trying to reduce his budget when he terminated James Wallace.


Cincinnati's top cop is finalist to become Detroit's police chief


Technology upgrades among big-ticket items in school elections



The Washington Post

Recognition Week highlights work of public employees

Federal education loan policy knocks some students off black campuses


LaPierre: NRA members will never surrender guns


Column: What has the GOP done since November?

How military rifles became a civilian favorite

Inside the Baltimore jail gang scandal

Poll: Despite FBI inquiry, road funding overhaul, Va. governor still popular


The Chicago Tribune

Police fatally shoot teen they say fired at pedestrians

HIV positive man accused of sexually assaulting teenage boy

Governor vetoes bill that would upgrade electric grid

First lady cites Chicago violence in CBS interview


Restaurant, retail jobs at issue in immigration legislation



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Senate bill vote today on state taxing Internet purchases


Cocaine, heroin suspected in Kris Kross rapper’s death


Morehouse, Spelman alums reflect on sometimes tense history

DeKalb school system spends more than other systems on legal expenses


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


President Barack Obama visits The Ohio State University to deliver commencement address

Kent State University May 4 shootings remembered 43 years later


Sen. Rob Portman targeted by gun control advocates after background check vote

RTA, union seek harsher penalties to protect bus drivers from assault

Ohio 'right to work' fight likely to resurface in state legislature


The Los Angeles Times


Garcetti, Greuel find common ground

Getting patients off the merry-go-round

Thousands in Reserves, Guard lose civilian jobs

Using technology to fight cheating in online education



USA Today


Obama to launch new jobs tours


Study: Many suicidal kids have access to guns at home

Uncle meets resistance in planning Tsarnaev's burial



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