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Today in Black America - September 20

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The New York Times

Tea Party Victory Opens Rift Between Moderate and Conservative Republicans

Obama Aides Weigh Bid to Tie the G.O.P. to the Tea Party

Political Cauldron Stirred by Old Video of Candidate

Blurring Satire and Politics

Fed Expected to Weigh More Stimulus

For the Unemployed Over 50, Fears of Never Working Again

Bloomberg Pushes Moderates in National Races

Blacks Debate What Is Next in the Wide-Open Mayoral Race

Ole Miss Shelves Mascot Fraught With Baggage

Missouri Tells Judges Cost of Sentences

Paterson’s No. 2 Calls for Medicaid Overhaul

Two Different Worlds

Dream Time


Baltimore Sun

Lieutenant Gov. Brown prepares for second tour as state's No. 2

Jessamy concedes state's attorney race

Maryland wins $115 million in federal broadband stimulus money

City sets teen birth prevention plan


The Christian Science Monitor

RNC Chair Steele says his own reelection doesn't matter now

GOP weighs economy, social issues in planning for elections

Who’s picking up the tab for the tea party?

'Tea party' and diversity: bad rap from liberals or a genuine need?

Beyond racism: lessons from the South on racial discrimination and prejudice

Race relations: Blacks, Republicans see problems since '08, poll says

Poverty rate: Are Americans really poorer than in 1960?


Detroit Free Press

Bing set to name Detroit's permanent police chief

Deconstructing Detroit: Instead of demolition, city is urged to recycle

700-plus attend Bing forum on city's future

Not too late for partnership on change


Star Ledger

N.J. Senate to hold family planning override vote

Former Jersey City assemblyman arrested in last year's sting says government entrapped him

N.J. says school district was wrong to punish students for off-campus offenses

Gov. Christie takes to the road to promote GOP candidates nationally

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton says nonprofit group to aid unemployed Americans

West African man who ran human trafficking ring in Newark, East Orange to be sentenced


Philadelphia Inquirer

Crowd protests police action in W. Phila.

A long wait for senior housing

Showdown looms in Harrisburg.


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Harris got hate message after Ohio State loss

School board in ‘eye of a storm’

Former secret test site could become Atlanta reservoir

In soliloquy and song, gadflies take on city council


The Washington Post

Sickle cell testing of athletes stirs discrimination fears

Three years after landmark court decision, Louisville still struggles with school desegregation

More House Democrats stressing independence from Pelosi, Obama

Colin Powell decries 'nonsense' attacks on Obama

Groups allied to GOP boost their fundraising

D.C. school chief Rhee's next move probably toward the door

Fenty, Gray pledge a smooth D.C. mayoral transition

How D.C. Mayor Fenty lost the black vote - and his job

New state's attorney, sheriff will face challenges in crime-plagued Prince George's County


Chicago Tribune

Mayoral Scorecard

The new plan for old lakefront steel works: Its bold strokes are worthy of Burnham, but God (or the devil) will be in the details

North Shore woman believes school funding reform is everyone's concern

On race, look away, look away, look away …

GOP gingerly embraces tea party


Los Angeles Times

Schwarzenegger considers bills to prevent Bell-type pay, pension excesses

Bill seeks to add free water to school menus

Giving immigrant laborers an online voice

Experts wonder if Jerry Brown's words make him a straight shooter or loose cannon

Reporter's Notebook: 'Waiting for Superman' and American education reform

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