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Today in Black America - June 8

POSTED: June 08, 2012, 12:00 am

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The Washington Post

After Kwame Brown quits, jockeying begins on D.C. Council for chairman

New charge filed against Kwame Brown

Brown’s demise may leave scar on body politic


Public workers nationwide in fiscal, political bull’s-eye


Republicans grill attorney general

Think Tanked: Koch brothers launch PR campaign


The Christian Science Monitor


Versatile engines power up rural African villages

New Jersey Muslims sue NYPD to end surveillance


Bill Clinton: Is he the Democrats' Newt Gingrich? (+video)

Startup Act 2.0: Could it be an immigration breakthrough?


The New York Times

Campaigns Blitz 9 Swing States in a Battle of Ads

Approval Rating for Justices Hits Just 44% in New Poll

Romney Raised More Than Obama in May


How Do You Like Bill Clinton in Your Corner?

Donations to Key Cuomo Ally Show a Rift Among Unions


Prosecutors in Seabrook Case Can’t Use Just His Last Name


The Star Ledger


Gov. Christie's 'difficult dance' between bipartisanship, conversatism is a focus as speech arrives

UMDNJ president signals she's OK with Rutgers takeover, says more details need to be discussed

60 organizations ask Statehouse Democrats to reject Christie's budget, upset with loss of school funding

N.J.'s economic output slipped in 2011, according to U.S. stats


The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Here's a way to end Detroit's fall and rise again


House Republicans aim to cut state income tax rate to 3.9% by 2018

Effort to recall Gov. Rick Snyder abandoned in wake of Wisconsin vote


State plays hardball with Detroit over challenge to consent deal

New Michigan poll: Obama and Romney locked in dead heat


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Marietta council member pleads guilty to assault on colleague

GSU plans to buy Atlanta Life building

2 words lead to APS teacher's ouster


Fulton
 targets jury scofflaws


The Chicago Tribune

Study: Urban kids have higher incidence of food allergies than rural ones

Woodridge settles for $5 million in wrongful rape conviction suit

Students, parents seek removal of bars from Evanston middle school


USA Today

Walmart workers band together to air complaints

What happens after justices rule on health care?

U.S. military averaging a suicide a day in 2012

FAMU president vows to stay despite rebuke

George Zimmerman's new bond hearing set for June 29


The Los Angeles Times


New state law saves money by reducing parolee oversight

Prop. 29 backers hold out hope as gap narrows

Roosevelt High looks for alternatives to student suspensions



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