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Today in Black America - May 29

POSTED: May 29, 2013, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Tom Bradley defeats incumbent Mayor Sam Yorty and becomes the first Black mayor of Los Angeles on this date in 1973.

The New York Times

Home Prices Rise, Putting Country in Buying Mood

No Partisan Fire at the Shore: An Obama-Christie Reunion

Editorial: The Wisdom of Bob Dole

Bachmann Won’t Seek Re-election Next Year

Divided Court, in 2 Rulings, Makes It Easier to Challenge Criminal Convictions

Making His Mayoral Debate Debut at Education Forum, Weiner Basks in Attention

With Money at Risk, Hospitals Push Staff to Wash Hands

Rutgers Athletic Director Faces New Questions



The Christian Science Monitor

Planned Parenthood victory: Supreme Court turns away abortion case

George Zimmerman defense team loses key rulings in Trayvon Martin case (+video)


Mitch McConnell tied in new poll. Does he miss Ashley Judd yet?


The Star Ledger

Obama talks recovery in Asbury Park after Shore tour with Christie


Julie Hermann at heart of discrimination lawsuit during Louisville tenure


Christie has 'complete confidence' in Rutgers' Barchi, but stays away from Hermann hire



The Detroit Free Press

Judge McCree tones it down as he's cross-examined on affair

Democrat Mark Schauer to challenge Gov. Rick Snyder in 2014

Fired former Ficano aide Michael Grundy gets plea deal in public corruption case



The Washington Post

Nearly 40% of mothers are now family breadwinners

The Post’s View: A stain on Virginia’s democracy


Obama, Christie’s ‘bromance’ blossoms in N.J.

GOP stoking fire of IRS scandal with eye toward 2014

Supreme Court gives inmates more leeway to challenge convictions


Va. given options on voting rights of ex-felons

24 Virginia schools apply for third-grade testing waivers


The Chicago Tribune

CPS touts high graduation rates after school closings

Democrats forge $35 billion state budget

Despite overall wealth, officials say North Shore still needs 'poverty grant' money for schools

Crime drops at apartment complex after police hire social worker

Chicago State exploring bid for presidential library


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland's Opportunity Corridor project seeks money from Cuyahoga County

Anderson-DuBose, Ohio's largest minority-owned business, expands to Upstate New York

Ohio Senate pulls back curtain on its version of state budget


The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County to probe handling of slain boy's abuse case

Legislature wants to spend more than Brown does


Nation's first fracking ban is all about water



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Federal investigation focuses on former Atlanta schools official


USA Today

Cop on trial after girl, 7, dies as TV crew films



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