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Today in Black America - September 22

POSTED: September 22, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Summers Move Lets Obama Alter Economic Team

Move to End ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Stalls in Senate

Tight Campaign Budgets May Hinder G.O.P. Gains

Lawsuits Accuse Megachurch Leader of Sexual Misconduct

Politically Charged Clerks

Two New York Groups Win ‘Promise Neighborhood’ Grants

Ensuring Petty Crimes Don’t Lead to Big Ones


The Christian Science Monitor

Why the GOP can't steer the 'tea party' bandwagon

Republicans' two-point plan to create jobs: Can it work?

DREAM Act: Is Harry Reid angling for Hispanic votes?

'Clean cookstove' program aims to improve health of world's women


Baltimore Sun

Maryland unemployment rises to 7.3% in August

Community volunteers clean up playground near homicide site

Environment to be added to state curriculum

Police, city institutions meet to discuss emergency plans


Star Ledger

Poll: Most N.J. residents say pensions should be eliminated for future workers

Democrats to withhold approval of funding transportation projects until Christie explains trust fund plan

N.J. ethics committee dismisses NAACP complaint accusing senators of benefiting from affordable-housing bill

N.J. ranks in top 10 states with most college-degree holders, study says

Christie reserves right to invoke executive privilege despite giving up Race to the Top documents

Jersey City mayor says he's looking for 'best qualified' to replace disgraced councilman

N.J. appeals court rules Essex, Burlington county jails can strip search every inmate

Newark schoolyard triple slaying suspect admits to shooting four victims
 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Lawsuits accuse Bishop Eddie Long of sexual coercion; Long "adamantly denies"

Plan would allow some Georgia colleges to ban illegal immigrants

Gang member given three life sentences


The Washington Post

Loyalties shift in vote-rich suburbs

First lady to stump for Democrats in October

Republicans stall immigration Dream Act

'Tea party' movement faces challenge of having no single leader, goal

Va. plans tea party convention; McDonnell among top officials to attend

Sharia as the new red menace?

Resignation of D.C. education superintendent stuns school board

D.C. bill would sideline athletes with possible concussions

A vile caldron of hatred


Detroit Free Press

Authorities: DPS a victim of computer theft ring

Bing gets some positive ideas, civil reception at fourth town meeting

Mystery surrounds Queen of Soul's son


Philadelphia Inquirer

Nutter renews efforts to collect overdue taxes

Two films offer contrasting views of Mumia Abu-Jamal

Developer stands to reap millions from state capital budget

Karen Heller: After 57 years behind bars, a juvenile lifer speaks


Chicago Tribune

Read their hips: Want butter on that toast?

Illinois Education Foundation creates a safety net for community college students

Grade school exam scores up; high school results flat

School days shrinking in Illinois

Race is making a political comeback


Los Angeles Times

Eight Bell leaders arrested on charges of misappropriating $5.5 million

Bell residents celebrate arrests of officials

EBay founder praises Whitman but refuses to endorse her

Two L.A. nonprofits get $500,000 each in grants to create programs for low-income and minority students

Homegrown radicals changing terrorism threat in U.S., officials say

Long-term unemployed aim to become a political force

Jobless workers dispute claim that unemployment benefits foster complacency

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