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Motown Record Company is founded in 1959 in Detroit, Michigan, spawning a new genre of American music.

Today in Black America - June 9

POSTED: June 09, 2014, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Legendary soul singer Jackie Wilson, whose hits included "Lonely Teardrops," and "Higher and Higher" was born in 1934 in Detroit.

The New York Times

Uninsured on the Wrong Side of Town

War Gear Flows to Police Departments

Obama Plans Steps to Ease Student Debt


Sharpton Warns Against Race-Baiting in New York Contest

Editorial: A Model for Juvenile Detention Reform


Blow: Religious Constriction

What Price for the Evils of Slavery?


The Christian Science Monitor


Seattle campus shooting: How often do bystanders stop mass killings? (+video)


Seattle Pacific shooting: Despite 'rage inside,' Aaron Ybarra found 'not detainable' (+video)


Forsyth County Courthouse shooting: Dennis Marx plotted 'sovereign citizen' attack (+video)

Feds dumping hundreds of undocumented immigrants at Arizona bus stops (+video)


The Star Ledger


Teachers union: Christie meets pension requirement or we sue


Chris Christie's record on civil liberties blasted in ACLU report card

Jerseyans want to leave after retiring over cost of living, taxes, poll says

'Ban the box' provides a fairer shot at getting a job: Editorial


Christie chief of staff to testify before bridge scandal panel today



The Detroit Free Press


Michigan lawmakers to take on 5 thorny budget issues this week

DIA, Snyder to make 'major announcement' on Detroit bankruptcy exit today

City, suburban lawmakers came together to aid Detroit


As rising stars, Detroit high school grads turn to the future


Philly.com

Heroin epidemic: Is it real?

Battle on false confessions has setback in Pa.


The case against reparations

Rowan-Rutgers board hires politically connected CEO without search


'Insane' feeling at city schools with bleak future

GOP struggles to recruit black voters, candidates



The Washington Post


He’s the left’s answer to the Kochs.

Las Vegas shooters may have been white supremacists

When stress hits, your brain has two choices: Resilience or defeat

Map: Where the average student loan burden is largest


Democrats don’t want a free pass for Clinton


The two key numbers that shadow the two jobs numbers

Democratic Va. lawmaker to resign for jobs for daughter, self


Md. gubernatorial hopefuls address African immigrants


The Chicago Tribune


Decision time for governor: Yea or nay on city pension bill

Governor signs bill making Illinois first state to ban microbeads


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


NOACA factors in citizen ideas as it crafts regionwide plan for transportation


The Los Angeles Times


Arcadia high school teacher held on suspicion of kidnapping students


More lawsuits are a foregone conclusion for California high-speed rail

Bringing back bilingual education

L.A. leaders ask employers not to reject people with criminal records


USA Today


Police: Man kills wife, 3 kids in murder-suicide


From 'Gang-Banger' to college graduate


Employers go to college to guide worker training


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