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Civil rights leader Whitney M. Young, Jr., who led the National Urban League for 11 years, was born on this date in 1921 in Lincoln Ridge, KY.

Today in Black America - October 4

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The New York Times

More States Allowing Guns in Bars and Restaurants

House Majority Still Uncertain, Republicans Say

For Tea Party Candidate, Time to Temper Message

Election Season Puts Politicians in the Pews

Desirée Rogers, Post Crash

Suicides Put Light on Pressures of Gay Teenagers

Condom Use Is Highest for Young, Study Finds

Imam’s Wife Tells of Death Threats

Fear and Favor

The Campaign Disconnect


Baltimore Sun

Report says trying juveniles as adults is counterproductive

Md. among leaders in guns from other states used in crime

Bea Gaddy center plans Thanksgiving dinner despite financial woes

City's Union Baptist Church named historic landmark


The Christian Science Monitor

Liberals rally in Washington: Will it help Democrats?

Marijuana initiatives could bring young Democrats to the polls

US Supreme Court opens with historic changes

College professor uncovers America's 'abhorrent' STD experiments in Guatemala


Detroit Free Press

Chief Godbee wants to reduce violent crimes, encourage community policing

Rep. Conyers temporarily loses license

How much do you know about the discards of Detroit?

Path to Detroit's success emerges


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Eddie Long says he won't be pulled into "a street fight"

Gubernatorial candidates appear in first televised debate

Former UGA athletic director Damon Evans has court hearing Monday


Star Ledger

Hundreds attend Rutgers University's candlelight vigil in memory of Tyler Clementi

Democrats, Christie schedule emergency meeting to address N.J. transportation funding

Jury selection in voter fraud trial of former Atlantic City councilman Marty Small begins

Closing arguments in trial of ex-Perth Amboy mayor Joseph Vas to start

Labor leaders, Essex County authorities sign 3-year contract


The Washington Post

Kagan's recusals take her out of action in many of the Supreme Court's cases

Interest-group spending for midterm up fivefold from 2006; many sources secret

Win or lose, Republicans to target new health-care law after November elections

As Emanuel returns home to run for mayor, some in Chicago say he has a lot to learn

Chicago mayor's race may be battle of shoe leather

Traumatic brain injury leaves an often-invisible, life-altering wound

Welfare's safety net hard to measure among states

After buying historic home, Md. officials find it wasn't really Uncle Tom's Cabin


Chicago Tribune


Daley says Chicago is ready for a super-fast train

Jewish voters don't reflexively back Rahm Emanuel for Chicago mayor

College starting in high school

Rahmbo's White House legacy


Philadelphia Inquirer

Pa. voter enrollment off for both parties

Planned documentary film series uncovers little-known Philadelphia history

Jury selection to start in officer's death


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