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Today in Black America - October 8

POSTED: October 08, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Calls for Voters to Outweigh Outside Money

Money Talks Louder Than Ever in Midterms

Ethics Head Sets Dates for Hearings

Judge Rules Health Law Is Constitutional

Flawed Foreclosure Documents Thwart Home Sales

Duke Winces as a Private Joke Slips Out of Control

Plan to Ban Food Stamps for Sodas Has Hurdles

Recusals and the Court

The Christian Science Monitor

Oil spill report sketches anatomy of a flawed US response in Gulf

Is US giving up too much to keep Middle East peace talks going?

Why Sweden's far-right, anti-immigrant party made powerful gains

Baltimore Sun

Investigation finds security lapses at Cheltenham

Hilton Convention Center Hotel sees business pick up

Grant awarded to train officers in sexual assault cases

Obama motivates young voters, African-Americans for O'Malley

Star Ledger

N.J. Gov. Christie kills Hudson River tunnel project, citing taxpayers woes

Ex-education chief Schundler openly blames Gov. Christie for Race to the Top loss

Twelve percent of N.J. voters think President Obama is Muslim, poll finds

Newark City Council approves final changes to city's budget

Newark high school students walk out in protest of filthy, unsafe school environment

Atlanta Journal Constitution

E-mails: Vilsack hastily decided to oust Sherrod

Attorney General says Atlanta school board change was wrong

Philadelphia Inquirer

Philly officers in 25th District probe were not sting targets

In Harrisburg, Street, Nutter testify about PHA scandal

Philadelphia School Partnership pledges financial aid for turnarounds

South Philadelphia fire raises complaints about station closings

Pa. attorney general probes millions in land deals by Hershey School's trust

The Washington Post

E-mails: Vilsack hastily decided to oust Sherrod

Rangel, Waters ethics trials to take place after elections

Some conservative groups look to take out rising Democratic stars

Obama won't sign bill that would affect foreclosure proceedings

Without the cameras rolling, Gibbs White House press conference gets real

Gray courts Upper Northwest

Prince George's police won't suspend officers

Detroit Free Press

Kilpatrick won't face more Greene queries, judge says

Judge denies request to question Kilpatrick

'Superman' film should stir education debate

Chicago Tribune

Meeks won't leave megachurch if elected mayor

Teen beaten with bat, on life support

Los Angeles Times

A flurry of deals delays state budget

Rizzo may seek more money

SEIU defeats insurgent group to continue representing Kaiser healthcare workers in California

Deal with ACLU would reward teachers at some L.A. Unified campuses if they boost academic performance

Poverty rises sharply in Inland Empire areas, study finds

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