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Today in Black America - October 5

POSTED: October 05, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Cities in Debt Turn to States, Adding Strain

Plan to Expand Rail Service Imperiled at State Level

Young Soldier Both Revered and Reviled

In Ads, Democratic Candidates Play Down Party

That’s Where the Money Is

Baltimore Sun

Holton pleads no contest to campaign finance violations

Holton's punishment: A good first step

Ken Harris jury has questions about guns, but no answers

O'Malley calls on mortgage firms to temporarily stop foreclosures

Baltimore school board wins national award

Atlanta Journl Constitution

Federal judge charged with buying drugs from stripper

Study: 4 Atlanta neighborhoods among nation's most dangerous

Reed appeals to Atlanta City Council on transportation bill

The Christian Science Monitor

Another White House departure? Robert Gibbs says he's happy where he is.

2010 Senate races: Four key debates this week could be game-changers

Deadline extended in bid to keep Israel-Palestinian talks alive

Did militant Israeli settlers burn mosque near Bethlehem?

US jobs: In China trade fight, does protectionism help, or hurt?

Star Ledger

Democrats, Christie blame each other for political squabble that halted N.J.-funded construction projects

N.J. towns, cities face rise in appeals, less property tax revenue

Sister of former Atlantic City council president is accused of witness tampering

At least 2,500 N.J. fugitives expected in Somerset safe surrender program

Evidence may not be enough to upgrade charges against Rutgers students Dharun Ravi, Molly Wei

U.S. Supreme Court declines appeal of ban on religious music at N.J. schools

The Washington Post

Democrats gain in poll but GOP still leads as midterm elections near

Justice Elena Kagan a comfortable and active questioner in first case

Bernanke warns of high budget deficits

Failing U.S. transportation system will imperil prosperity, report finds

New health-care law improves coverage for mental illnesses

Fenty freezes D.C. spending as city targets $175 million budget gap

Vincent Gray plans town halls, aims to ease anxiety among white D.C. residents

D.C. school system enrollment up, city official expected to announce

Philadelphia Inquirer

District assigns coprincipal as investigation of Clymer Elementary leader continues

Credit-card use by top DRPA managers detailed

Solicitor: Phila. can repeal DROP, but outcome of court challenge uncertain

Not on ballot, but atop political drama: Ed Rendell

Chicago Tribune

Sweep targets parole violators in Aurora

Rahm Emanuel finally speaks about running for mayor

Chicago chefs spice up schools' new push for healthy eating

Los Angeles Times

Injury cited by ex-Bell police chief in disability pension claim didn't prevent him from exercising

No-shows force Bell to cancel meeting

199 L.A. County workers made at least $250,000 last year

State to block access to welfare cards from casinos and cruise ships
Kamala Harris' San Francisco credentials may not fly in rest of state

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