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Obie Award winning actor Ron O'Neal, who gained fame for his role in the movie "Superfly," was born in 1937 in Utica, New York.

Today in Black America - September 7

POSTED: September 07, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Republican Runs Street People on Green Ticket

Obama Offers a Transit Plan to Create Jobs

Rising to the Occasion

Clerks Highlight Supreme Court’s Polarization

Appeals Court in Atlanta Again Rejects Racial Discrimination Claim

For G.O.P., Tea Party Wields a Double-Edged Sword

Housing Woes Bring a New Cry: Let the Market Fall

At Hospitals, New Methods With a Focus on Diversity

In a New Role, Teachers Move to Run Schools

Once a Dynamo, the Tech Sector Is Slow to Hire

In Poll, Most New Yorkers Want to Restore 2-Term Limit for City Officials

After Tough Year, New York’s Haitians Gather


The Christian Science Monitor

The glittering Gulf states' dark labor secret

Election 2010: How bad is it for Democrats?

Can the GOP dominate in November with 'Just say no'?

Muslims tread carefully around proposed mosque near ground zero

Why 100,000 jobs a month won't lower unemployment rate

Mozambique bread riots may be warning sign on African food security


Star Ledger

Gov. Christie to kick off campaign for reform agenda

Deportation of illegal immigrants without criminal records more likely in N.J. than nationwide

Christie, Schundler conflict is latest in politicization of N.J. education department

Atlantic City Race Course officials 'pleased' by Gov. Christie's gambling industry proposal

Towns resist governor's list of best practices

Newark educators release plan to turn around low-performing schools


Detroit Free Press

Labor Day parade draws union workers, politicians

Area Muslims give to Detroit homeless and needy


Baltimore Sun

Rawlings-Blake, Ravens' Rice set to kick off Healthy City Days campaign

Faith-based rally seeks revival of Pennsylvania Ave. district

Students share community concerns with city leaders


The Washington Post

Petraeus condemns Fla. church's plan to burn Korans

Obama, in campaign mode, defends policies and offers new proposal for transportation spending

Republicans making gains against Democrats ahead of midterm elections

Unlikely battleground of Wisconsin reflects Democrats' vulnerability in midterm elections

Muslims file EEOC suits against meat company

Douglass Sloan in underdog campaign to unseat D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton

How D.C. schools might be affected if Rhee decides to move on

Candidates for Pr. George's County executive stump at Greenbelt Labor Day parade

Loudoun to hold hearing on policy for displays at county courthouse


Philadelphia Inquirer

Area colleges offer GPA-forgiveness programs to lure back dropouts

How the media shaped Katrina

With new school year comes the opening of two new Phila. schools

Young college graduates try to help make Camden a better place

South Philadelphia High Asian students get safety instruction


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Boom goes bust in Atlanta's exurbs

Federal court vacancies in Atlanta remain unfilled

Lack of environmental experience won't be a problem in EPA job, DeKalb DA says


Chicago Tribune

For many unemployed workers, jobs aren't coming back

Chicago hopes to borrow another $1 billion for O'Hare expansion

North Shore activists ask affluent neighbors for help with school funding gaps

Proviso school board denies return for 3 teens expelled for a year over fight

Leader stayed loyal to West Side

Crushing gang violence in Chicago

Wage peace or lose your stuff


Los Angeles Times

Whooping cough diagnoses lagged in eight California deaths, analysis shows

Golden State's political realities may test strength of national mood

Earlier cutoff date to enter kindergarten a step closer in California

Democrats rally the faithful as fall campaign gets underway

Los Angeles school named after Al Gore





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