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Today in Black America - June 25

POSTED: June 25, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Editorial: Lift the Veil on the Spending Cuts

Polarized Over Health Care, United on Drama of Ruling


Wearing Brave Face, Obama Braces for Health Care Ruling


Oregon Study Shows Benefits, and Price, for Newly Insured

Those Already Ill Have High Stake in Health Ruling


Companies Shortchanged Preschool Special Education Program, State Audits Find


Officers, Exhorted to Report Corruption, Still Fear Retaliation

Block in East Harlem Celebrates Defeat of Drug Gang


The Christian Science Monitor

Why is Mitt Romney's time at Bain Capital such a target?


Obama and Romney both challenged on Latino vote

What 'conspiracy' lies behind Eric Holder and 'Fast and Furious'?


Sen. Orrin Hatch: Will the tea party bring him down in Utah?


The Star Ledger

Global warming creates 600-mile flood 'hot spot' along East Coast


Gov. Christie's state prosecutor swap leaves Democratic leaders questioning choices

State Assembly to discuss 2 criminal justice measures, including constitutional amendment


Delaware woman will get Jersey City schools superintendent job, sources say

Clock ticks as Newark grapples with budget: $24M in state aid could be riding on city's fiscal plan



The Detroit Free Press


New polls: Romney, Obama in dead heat in Michigan


Wayne County faces $1.5 billion unpaid tab for retiree health care

Michigan State University drops health insurance requirement for students

Rochelle Riley: $180,000 in grants a big milestone for metro Detroit's Reading Works literacy effort

With video: Mayor Dave Bing says he's using his own lawyers after consent challenge



The Washington Post


Court rulings will close a tough term for Obama

Obama’s make-or-break week


Lawmakers moved financial holdings amid high-level talks during crisis

Obama has ‘genuine love for black community,’ senior adviser says


Fairfax school board pays teacher $72,838 in legal fees

Romney unveils Va. Hispanic leadership team


Md. governor struggles at home



USA Today


USA TODAY/Gallup Poll: Latinos backing Obama

College deals for student ID debit cards criticized

Several thousand protest Arpaio's Tent City

Massive college debt can burden graduates for decades



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Unrepaired sidewalks prove costly

Reinstated teachers face stigma

Reed seeks raises for workers



The Chicago Tribune


Pension plans' debt hits $27.4 billion

Teen dies in mother's arms: 'He was my baby'


$2M bail for Dixmoor man accused of killing daughter

Quinn signs early release bill


The Los Angeles Times

Lawmakers wage political warfare over welfare again

Charter school paid $1.4 million in sex harassment claims


Gov. Jerry Brown reaches deal with largest state worker union


Long Beach City College tries an alternative to placement tests



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Kasich set to sign education policy bill in Cincinnati area today

Southeast Ohio has become an important battleground in presidential politics





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