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Today in Black America - September 7

POSTED: September 07, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New YorkTimes

Old Tax Relief Seen as Anchor in Obama Plan

Democrats Press Obama for New Works Programs; Republicans Say They’ve Failed


Romney Lays Out His Economic Plan


Polls Show Declining Support for Obama on Economy

Editorial: In the Land of Denial

Family of Black Man Sues Whites in Killing

New Yorkers Say Mayor Has Not Improved Schools

City Councilman Denounces Police for Detaining Him

Introducing David Paterson, Drive-Time Radio Host


The Christian Science Monitor

What will Obama say about jobs? The pre-speech maneuvering begins.

Mitt Romney jobs plan: Can it create 11 million jobs in four years?

Can 'super committee' play fair as it tries to control national debt?


Somalia famine spreads to new region in south; warning issued on aid

West Africa Rising: Nigeria shifting currency reserves from dollars to Chinese yuan


The Washington Post

Poll: Perry surges ahead of Romney

Romney unveils sweeping jobs plan

Cut to the chase on jobs, Mr. President

Hoffa stands by Labor Day remarks

Many in U.S. slip from middle class, study finds

D.C. eases evaluations for top teachers


The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie taps new head of Atlantic City redevelopment agency, sources say

Newark's deputy mayor leaving administration to become Connecticut's education commissioner

Job of redrawing N.J. congressional districts to start



The Detroit Free Press

A new school year: Kids are excited, districts challenged

New school year offers families lots of alternatives

Detroit police officers credit Detroit residents' tips for helping solve August shootings


Snyder signs 4-year welfare limit into law

Gov. Rick Snyder ready to launch fall agenda


The Baltimore Sun

Grand Prix boosted some businesses, disappointed others

Post-9/11 poured cash into Md.


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Death warrant signed for Troy Anthony Davis

Georgia's primary date yet to be set

Commission could take up judge's threats behind closed doors


The Chicago Tribune

Union accuses CPS of emotional blackmail

Lowe's workers among about 1,500 to lose jobs in Illinois

City Council tweaks Chicago gun range restrictions


Plaintiff's attorneys continue push to depose Daley for Burge lawsuit


Alderman seeking greater scrutiny of Police Board



The Los Angeles Times

Union measure, L.A. stadium plan occupy Legislature's final week of the session

Pushing parents to get involved in kids' education



USA Today

GOP offers olive branch ahead of Obama's speech


Could low confidence cause recession?



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Schools could lose senior classroom helpers to government cuts

Cleveland RTA's adult fare jumpers could avoid criminal fines, under latest proposal

Cleveland councilman to have paid fill-in while on Guard duty


Alternatives to college gain credence

Longtime Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic embroiled in acrimonious primary fight





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