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Gus Savage, who served in the House of Representatives representing the 3rd District in Illinois, was born in 1925 in Detroit.

Today in Black America - September 16

POSTED: September 16, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Poll Suggests Opportunities for Both Parties in Midterms

G.O.P. Gets a Partner, but Who Will Lead?

G.O.P. Leaders Say Delaware Upset Hurts Senate Hopes

Rethinking the Process for BP Spill Claims

Washington Mayor’s Loss May Imperil School Reform

Before Vote, City Officials Fretted About New System


The Christian Science Monitor

Michael Steele's 'Fire Pelosi' bus tour: 48 states or bust

What is the 'tea party' and how is it shaking up American politics?

Vincent Gray beats Adrian Fenty: What does it mean for school reform?

Alice Walker and the caricatured view of Africa

How Israeli-Palestinian battle for Jerusalem plays out in one neighborhood


Baltimore Sun

Delays in election results due to human error more than technical flaws

Polls show Bernstein's still leading in Baltimore state's attorney race

15 correctional officers in city put on leave during inquiry

Baltimore's new service officer to increase voluntarism

New mural visible from JFX depicts struggle for city's homeless


Star Ledger

FBI arrests dozens in raid on massive N.J. bank-fraud ring

Newark police director defends department, personal record amid ACLU accusations

Governor nixes deal to sell 15 prison acres to Woodbridge

N.J. unemployment rate drops to 9.6 percent, officials say

New N.J. child welfare agency director is named


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia unemployment rises to 10 percent in August

Cobb County's tea party at forefront as momentum builds


Detroit Free Press

City links Tamara Greene's shooting death to drug feud — not wild party

What the City of Detroit says on Tamara Greene's death

Key points and figures in the Tamara Greene lawsuit

Black glove, handguns, and condoms placed in Bobby Ferguson evidence

DPS: 3 in Bobb's security detail suspended

Hate crimes, discrimination cases have new foe

Bing, Detroit begin crafting city's future with community meetings


The Washington Post

Shipwreck survivor recalls how town altered his idea of race

O'Donnell's big win in Delaware sends message to GOP establishment

The Tea Party: More than just white tea?

Obama will put Warren in special advisory role for consumer agency, sidestepping confirmation

Obama's new book raising questions about when his kids are off-limits to the public

D.C. elections board, scolded by politicians, defends counting pace, cites crushing pressures

After the D.C. primary: What's in and out

D.C. election didn't just unseat abrasive Mayor Fenty. It was a populist revolt.

As Gray weighs choices for divided D.C., schools chief Rhee calls election results 'devastating'

Rhee feeling 'guilt' over Fenty loss

Rushern Baker's victory suggests wish for change in Prince George's


Philadelphia Inquirer

Former Philadelphia Housing Authority employee files suit over pay deductions

Lack of resources may threaten city's Board of Ethics

Controversial retirement program likely to dominate Philadelphia Council's agenda

DRPA votes to restore workers' free tolls and keep CEO John Matheussen


Chicago Tribune

Elgin to gang members: You've been served

Emanuel puts his feelers out for Chicago mayor's race

300 cops protest, demand that Weis resign

In DePaul study of Chicago pimps, most were abused as children

Kane County sues 70 reputed gang members


Los Angeles Times

California Board of Education addresses teacher evaluation issue

Vernon officials' compensation is focus of attorney general probe

Whitman sets U.S. record for candidate's donation to campaign

Brown is lucky—and needs to be luckier











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