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Today in Black America - September 29

POSTED: September 29, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Bill to End Tax Provision on U.S. Jobs Is Blocked

Obama’s Visit Was Not Simple

Likely Losses of House Seats in Midwest Stir Partisan Feuds

U.S. Is Said to Seek Way to Sever Ties With A.I.G.

Supreme Court Takes Cases on Corporate Rights

At Council Hearing on Stop-and-Frisk Policy, the Police Stay Silent

The Christian Science Monitor

Heard about the big D.C. rally Saturday? Probably not.

UT shooting comes just as Austin campus debates concealed weapons law

At White House summit on community colleges, all hands on deck

13 African refugees drown in US Navy rescue attempt

Can Wal-Mart bring happy days to Africa?

In US, atheists know religion better than believers. Is that bad?

Baltimore Sun

City schools, teachers union to end linking pay to years of employment

Md. household income fell in 2009

Gangster gets life for ordering hit on man he thought was gay

Detroit Free Press

Council to remove felony question from city applications

Detroit council backs Bing bid for new contract for city union

Detroit denies it left firehouses' utility bill unpaid

GOP candidate Rick Snyder, in Detroit, touts his urban agenda

Detroit sees rise in white residents after 60 years

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Lowery challenges Sandy Springs on Voting Rights Act

Bishop Eddie Long | Young accuser says he loved pastor, now considers him ‘monster'

Mayors: Georgia a top exporter of ‘crime guns'

The Washington Post

Apathy could hurt Democrats, Obama says

Obama: "We need to make clear to people that the cancer is in Pakistan"

CIA steps up drone attacks in Pakistan amid fear of al-Qaeda terror in Europe

FBI investigates prominent labor leader Andy Stern

D.C., suburbs show disturbing increases in childhood poverty

One dead, one injured in U Street shooting that started at a funeral

O'Malley gains ground over Ehrlich in Maryland governor's race, poll shows

Star Ledger

N.J. residents not optimistic, despite faring better than rest of nation during recession

Gov. Christie pushes for teacher merit pay based on students' performance

N.J. property taxes rose, income fell, report shows

Newark police introduces revised community relations strategy

Newark continues overspending despite massive layoffs, tax hikes

Philadelphia Inquirer

Wayne Bryant, imprisoned for N.J. corruption, indicted on unrelated federal fraud charges

Feds: Bryant took bribes to gentrify Camden

Ex-dealer wants word out: He's no rat

Principal's availability called into question

Census figures in region show poor getting poorer

Fifth woman files complaint against Greene

Key senator sides with charter school against Phila. enrollment limits

Chicago Tribune

Poverty rises slightly in Chicago area

Chicago's uninsured ahead of national average

Quinn uses state cash to keep jobs program running through Election Day
Gang member guilty in killing of DePaul honors student

Election residency requirements would not rule out some candidates

Daley to win 'green' award

Los Angeles Times

Governor OKs medical parole for incapacitated inmates

Cal/OSHA ordered to improve workplace safety

Brown and Whitman go head to head

Stimulus-subsidized jobs in jeopardy

Governor OKs medical parole for incapacitated inmates

Oxnard schools must repay $5.6 million in meal funds


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