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POSTED: July 01, 2014, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., the first Black to reach the highest rank in the Army, was born in Washington, D.C.

The New York Times

Editorial: Imposing Religion on Workers


Supreme Court Rejects Contraceptives Mandate for Some Corporations

On the Next Docket: How the First Amendment Applies to Social Media


Official Seeks Restored Trust in Military Care

Obama Says He’ll Order Action to Aid Immigrants


Beyond Rangel, Harlem Wrestles With Its Identity

Census Estimates Show Another Increase in New York City’s Non-Hispanic White Population



The Star Ledger


Teen cheerleader slain in Newark shooting had plans to study nursing in college

Christie signs $32.5 billion budget, axes several tax hikes floated by Democrats

Newark inauguration: What's on Ras Baraka's to-do list


Fulop for governor? Other Jersey City mayors have tried -- and failed


Teenager leaving party shot in legs in Maplewood


The Christian Science Monitor


Census outlines 'poverty areas': Which states hit hardest?

Why fair compensation for GM ignition defect will be hard (+video)

Supreme Court: Quasi-public workers can't be forced to pay union dues (+video)

Border crisis: how Obama's $2 billion 'surge of resources' would be used (+video)



Philly.com

Philly schools budget has $93M gap


Corbet refuses to sign $29.1B budget

City defends $22M tax forgiveness to SEPTA


Black supremacist busted again



The Detroit Free Press


Detroit light rail project update planned today

Inmates sick after maggots found on serving line at prison in Jackson

Allegations surface that Detroit Councilman Scott Benson drove drunk

FBI to interview child missing for days before being found in basement

How Michigan's new $53.2B budget will affect you


The Washington Post

The Supreme Court’s useful fiction


Supreme Court deals blow to public employee unions

A LOT of people could be affected by the Supreme Court’s birth control decision

How diverse America is, in 5 maps

Prince George’s decision to build Wal-Mart draws opposition



The Chicago Tribune


Teen killed near President Obama's Kenwood home

Prosecutors: Correctional officer got $250 each time he smuggled contraband


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland State University, under fire from parents, asks YMCA to reopen child care center

Cleveland Patrolman Michael Brelo should have ordered victims to "show hands," instead of firing his gun: national expert


Lighthouse Insurance Group in Independence wins tax credits from state for 75 new jobs



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Debate over DeKalb YMCA continues


The Los Angeles Times

Many California community college students need 4 years to graduate

Home healthcare ruling may inhibit growth of powerful union


USA Today

Police: Body of newborn girl found in N.C. yard

Pelvic exams may not be needed for many women




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