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Today in Black America - June 19

POSTED: June 19, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

At Party, Bloomberg Tips Hand on Endorsement

Lost in Recession, Toll on Underemployed and Underpaid

Obama’s Nominee for Ambassador to Iraq Steps Aside

Running for the House on Pride in His Roots, and Pure Energy

Campaign Stops: Southern Baptist Convergence

Nocera: When ALEC Takes Over Your Town

Transcripts of Conversations Between Zimmermans Are Released

Marijuana Plan Appears Doomed in Albany

A Volatile Mix Fuels a Murder

Christie Orders Stepped-Up Inspections by State of Halfway Houses

The Christian Science Monitor

Will black voters grouse over Obama move to aid young illegal immigrants?

Mitt Romney defends his stance on taxes, rejecting revenue hike

Toll of US recession: Family net worth plunged 35 percent in five years

Immigration reform: Will the US go any further?

The Star Ledger

Voters may decide fate of record $750M bond referendum for college construction projects

Senate Dems agree to raise transportation borrowing limit to help Gov. Christie close revenue gap

Missing Drexel University student from N.J. found dead in Pa. river

New Jerseyans largely approve of law granting residency to young illegal immigrants, poll shows

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Poor schools still get short end

Atlanta City Council passes budget for fiscal year 2013

Chief of Atlanta AIDS agency stepping down

The Detroit Free Press

Rep. Gary Peters wins Black Slate endorsement in Detroit

Neighborhood Service Organization is closing in on goal to house homeless people in Detroit

Bobby Ferguson jury unclear on who he's accused of defrauding

Kilpatrick racketeering trial: Prosecutors to present mound of evidence on installment plan

DPS: Grads get $106M in college aid

The Washington Post

Supreme Court split over defendants’ rights to confront crime-lab analysts

Why Ohio will be the 2012 grand prize

Latinos: Obama’s big electoral treasure trove

Ala. immigration law casts long shadow

Musical chairs in D.C. Board of Education races

Backers of D.C. school voucher program strike deal with White House

Phil Mendelson launches official bid for full term as D.C. Council chairman

USA Today

Job market could scar college grads

Adidas 'shackle' shoe just latest sneaker gaffe

Senator proposes Juneteenth holiday

Zimmerman's jail calls discussed moving money

W.Va. Democrats to skip convention

The Los Angeles Times

East L.A. summer college classes get elusive

LAFD's data expert is stepping down

California lawmakers target linking of student IDs to test scores

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

What's the solution to childhood obesity? There isn't just one

Ohio Supreme Court indefinitely postpones execution of Abdul Awkal

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