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Today in Black America - June 22

POSTED: June 22, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Downgrades by Ratings Agency Deal Blow to 15 Big Banks

Billions of Dollars Are in Play Over Health Care Law

Those Already Ill Have High Stake in Health Ruling

Commerce Secretary Resigns

Partisan Confrontation That Not All Wanted

Pentagon Gets Attention, but Planned Spending Cuts Range Far and Wide

Louisiana Illegally Fired 7,500 Teachers, Judge Says

Texas Man Is Accused of Threatening Tennessee Mosque

Albany to Limit the Disclosure of Teacher Evaluations

Rangel Seeks to Minimize Any Concern About Age

The Christian Science Monitor

'Fast and Furious' probe: Obama's Watergate, or a waste of time? (+video)

Justice Department sues fundamentalist Mormon sect for discrimination

After Supreme Court ruling, FCC must give clear indecency standards

Supreme Court says broadcast decency standards too vague

The Star Ledger

Action in Trenton: Roundup of key bills, including teacher tenure, millionaires tax, transportation borrowing

Students choose schools as part of state's interdistrict program

N.J. Supreme Court: Statute of limitations can only be shortened in 'rarest of circumstances'

Dems' budget calls for maintaining education spending on needy students, despite Gov. Chris Christie's attempt to cut

Teacher tenure bill clears N.J. Senate

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Study: High-speed trains feasible in South

Georgia wants to tweak teacher evaluation rules

12 APS educators returning to work

Fulton jail test asks inmates to try to break out of their cells

The Detroit Free Press

Troubled Wayne County pension plan takes $113-million hit

Rochelle Riley: Poll challenges assumptions about how Detroiters feel about emergency manager law

Confessions questioned in Pontiac killings

Detroit attorney Krystal Crittendon expected to survive City Council vote today on her firing

The Washington Post

Under Romney, Bain’s companies sent jobs abroad

White House, GOP square off over Attorney General Holder

Republicans pick the wrong target

A reading list as wide as a nation

4 Pinocchios for an anti-Romney ad

Study: Defense cuts could cost 1 million jobs

Fathering Court helps fathers and mothers be better parents

USA Today

Republican donors rally behind Romney in May

Gasoline prices could fall to $3, or less, by autumn

AIDS Memorial Quilt display marks 25 years

Moody's cuts credit ratings on 15 major banks

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County clinics get $7 million just before healthcare ruling

State budget deal cuts into welfare, spares education

Key provisions of the state budget agreement

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