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Today in Black America - May 15

POSTED: May 15, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama’s Switch on Same-Sex Marriage Stirs Skepticism


In Graduation Speech to Women, Obama Leaps Into Gender Gap

New Obama Ad Targets Romney's Career at Bain


Fiscal Woes Boomerang for Brown in California


Ex-State Senator Guilty of Theft From Nonprofit

Council Wants Banks to Describe Efforts Made in Poor Areas



The Christian Science Monitor

JP Morgan losses send Wall Street back to Capitol Hill (+video)

Top 9 reasons Congress is broken


Jerry Brown proposes billions in cuts. Are Californians getting his message?

Post-traumatic stress now a leading concern for military families


The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie, Sen. Sweeney's quickly canceled press conference causes confusion in Trenton

Officials discuss compromise in Rutgers-Rowan merger: A combined institution with an independent board


N.J. Treasury delays release of April revenue figures without explanation

Trayvon Martin mural defaced in Elmwood Park

Two counties cleared by N.J. Assembly committee to begin drug rehab program for nonviolent offenders

Bayonne-based non-profit helps poor, disabled children in Haiti, Dominican Republic and soon, Hudson County


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS plan axes 475 positions


Metro foreclosure notices holding steady

Atlanta's Phoenix Award given to "microcredit" champion Muhammad Yunus



The Chicago Tribune

Chicagoans like Rahm, with reservations

Emanuel approval on crime fighting lags

County pays $600,000 to get out of Burge torture case

Democrats set up new party to field candidate to run against indicted legislator



The Detroit Free Press

Jury prospect at Bobby Ferguson trial says he'd have a hard time convicting

Racial makeup of jury continues to color Bobby Ferguson trial

Inkster Judge Sylvia James should be barred from office, judicial tenure panel is told

House predicts 7.4% jobless rate in 2014; Senate less optimistic


The Washington Post

Budget time bomb spooks economy

Ron Paul’s latest strategy: Scale back the spending, but not the campaigning


Wis. Democrats furious with DNC


James Clyburn backs same-sex marriage


Obama hones message to women

Leggett vetoes economic development bill


USA Today

FAMU band suspension extended a year


Ex-cons step in to mediate conflict, prevent gun violence


600 city, suburban post officers to stay open

Evidence, witnesses released in Trayvon case


The Los Angeles Times

LAFD response times can't be trusted, report to mayor says

Gov. Brown's plea to voters: 'Please increase taxes temporarily'



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

U.S. DEA creates specialized prescription drug investigative unit based in Cleveland










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