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Today in Black America - October 19

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The New York Times

From Obama, the Tax Cut Nobody Heard Of

Links to Obama at Play in Race in Illinois

Democrats’ Grip on the South Continues to Slip

Ruling on Health Law Is Due by End of Year

U.S. Pushes to Ease Technical Obstacles to Wiretapping

Many Questions on Killing of Pace Student by Police

That Sinking Feeling


The Christian Science Monitor

California and 'left coast' bucking the pro-GOP election trend?

Supreme Court rejects Massachusetts felons' voting rights challenge

Refused by Supreme Court: Is death row inmate mentally retarded?

Questions remain after police kill college football player, Danroy Henry

Five Democratic candidates Obama is trying to save

Israel rebuked at United Nations. Will Security Council take action?


Baltimore Sun

New poll: O'Malley five points ahead of Ehrlich

Bill would broaden definition of "lobbyist"

Man accused of killing officer held without bond

You may brush, but your neighbor might not

Abandoned homes tax Baltimore Fire Department


Detroit Free Press

Conyers appeals guilty plea

Worthy: 2 men abused authority

Wayne Co. steps in to help get money owed to victims


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta school board refuses to undo controversial actions

Appeal filed in struggle over control of SCLC

3 school chief candidates oppose performance pay

Forsyth schools retesting policy ruffles some parents


Star Ledger

N.J. Assembly considers affordable housing reform bill

N.J. Democrats push for legalized internet betting for Atlantic City's casinos

N.J. employment opportunities continue to grow for culinary school graduates despite tough economy

Jersey City rapper owes $13K in child support, sheriff's office says

Paralyzed Rutgers player Eric LeGrand remains hospitalized with extent of spinal injury unknown


The Washington Post

Foreclosure freeze leads to uneasy politics for Democrats

Bank of America to restart foreclosures in 23 states

W. Va. Senate debate turns into a race to the right

Meg Whitman's $139 million could turn Calif. governor's vote

Health-care overhaul: Will its Medicaid expansion overwhelm state budgets?

D.C. schools dinner program aims to fight childhood hunger

Income plummets for part-time workers in Washington area

At library ribbon-cutting, Fenty celebrates accomplishment


Philadelphia Inquirer

Prosecutors want Camden police held without bail in corruption case

New Jersey police, particularly Camden, tell of woe, chaos

Annette John-Hall: Keeping the faith in President Obama


Chicago Tribune

Life-changing work: CSO partners with juvenile correctional center for performance

Inquiry of Chicago police brutality expands, officers removed from duty

Reputed gang member guilty of killing pregnant mother on Halloween 2007

Emanuel champions private funds for school reform, O'Hare expansion but is mum on other hot-button issues

Chicago faces crisis over pension funding, how to pay for it


Los Angeles Times

Deaths from abuse and neglect increase among children under L.A. County oversight

Wright lied about two residences, prosecutors allege

Proposal would restore state funding for child care




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