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Today in Black America - October 22

POSTED: October 22, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Democrats Try to Revive Female Voters’ Enthusiasm

White House Promotes Economic Efforts for Women

Sikhs Lament Obama Plan to Bypass India Temple

Thomas’s Wife Is Off Memo List

Big Gifts to G.O.P. Groups Push Donor to New Level

Top Companies Aid Chamber of Commerce in Policy Fights

Average College Debt Rose to $24,000 in 2009

Top Official to Investigate Police Conduct

For Democrats, Aqueduct Report Complicates a Difficult Election Season


Baltimore Sun

Clinton rallies party faithful

Baltimore jury finds in favor of officer in shooting death


The Christian Science Monitor

Juan Williams fired: pitfalls of the 'insta-opinion' age

Colbert-Stewart rally raises question: Where is journalism headed?

Obama targets women voters in Seattle trip with talk of jobs, cupcakes

Democrats' Election 2010 lament: we are being outspent 5 to 1

Eye on public support, striking French unions question just how long to protest


Star Ledger

Florida pastor who planned Quran burning to accept car from Brad Benson, N.J. dealer

ACLU alleges Newark police misconduct allegations more widespread than previously reported

PSE&G unveils project to install solar panels at 5 Newark schools

County freeholders approve Newark plan to sell 17 city buildings

Toms River superintendent announces abrupt retirement after corruption arrest

Nearly one-third of N.J. lawmakers hold another elected office or public job

Federal estimate for tunnel cost overruns lower than figures Christie cites


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Transportation referendum prompts calls for secession

Warner Robins councilman under fire for suggesting black colleague belongs in cotton field

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan responds to Shirley Franklin about Atlanta test probe

Clayton uses captive crews for foreclosure cleanup


Detroit Free Press

Robert Bobb will depart DPS with pride, regrets

Ground broken on DPS' $50.3M Mumford High School project

Teen Court is in session at Denby High School

Details emerge in fatal shooting in Detroit


Philadelphia Inquirer

Lincoln professor stands by anti-Israel talk

Superintendent Arlene Ackerman named top urban school leader in the U.S.

Council tries to ease surge in Philadelphia DROP applications

Rendell expected to veto school-code bill over tax break provision

Camden drug gang's 'muscle' gets prison


The Washington Post

Lillian McEwen breaks her 19-year silence about Justice Clarence Thomas

Juan Williams at odds with NPR over dismissal

Mike Huckabee: Defund NPR over Juan Williams firing

Ex-Fox News tech sues network in NY, alleging racism

City officials looking at allegations of fraud in jobs program


Chicago Tribune

Emanuel setting up political fund, buying voter records

Rhymefest to run for Chicago alderman

Some Chicago mayoral hopefuls sidestepping a decision

Vision clinic opens for underserved Latinos


Los Angeles Times

Old-timer Jerry Brown introduces himself to young voters

Whitman accuses Brown of lying to Latinos about her

State widens inquiry into Vernon

Prominent Muslims fear NPR analyst's firing may fan hostility

California unable to determine if charter schools are meeting students' nutritional needs

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