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Shirley Anita St. Hill (later Chisholm) is born in Brooklyn, New York on this day in 1924, and would later win election to Congress.

Today in Black America - September 8

POSTED: September 08, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Romney and Perry Clash, Drawing Lines in G.O.P. Sand

Attacking Democrats, but Not Without Errors

Aiming Economic Plans at Elusive Independents

Rising Fears of Recession

Job Program for the Supercommittee

Doctor Fees Major Factor in Health Costs, Study Says

A Scandal of Cheating, and a Fall From Grace

A Gentler Touch Atop the Schools, After Years of a Hard Push for Reform

Bloody Weekend Shows Intractable Gun Problem

The Christian Science Monitor

Front-runner Rick Perry plays the 'piñata' at GOP presidential debate

Can Obama's rhetoric lift the economy?

Iraq withdrawal: How many US troops will remain?

Zimbabwe: WikiLeaks cables reveal Mugabe's inner circle talking with US

A stunning shift of Iran's image in the Arab world

The Washington Post

Perry and Romney spar over economy, jobs

Facts fly fast and furious

Obama again turns to Big Speech

Some GOP lawmakers to skip speech

Obama’s base grows disenchanted

A superintendent’s message: ‘Keep paddling’

Gray’s deputy chief of staff resigns

More D.C. students stay home

The Star Ledger

N.J. Turnpike Authority to redirect $1.25B from scrapped ARC tunnel to local road, bridge projects

Newark public schools to receive $3.6M disbursement of Facebook donation

N.J. Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver denies asking Gov. Christie for GOP deal to keep her leadership post

Trial begins in discrimination lawsuit against Edison police sergeant, department, township

Former Jersey City council candidate indicted on fraud charges: feds

63-year-old woman sentenced to 4 years in prison for defrauding Newark day care center

Gov. Chris Christie introduces new head of Atlantic City revitalization agency

The Detroit Free Press

Metro Muslims, Arabs overcome 9/11 tensions by forging ties

Workplace bias against Arabs, Muslims soars in post-9/11 era

Detroit city lawyer guilty of professional misconduct in Kwame Kilpatrick text message scandal

54% attend first day of DPS -- but that's better than last year

Detroit risks losing $54 million for poor if it can't stop corruption

Legislation gives parents power at schools

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ex-NAACP assistant admits to theft

Board to hear execution appeal

DOT commissioner resigns

H.S. football player beaten with helmet

Young ‘recalibrate’ job dreams

The Baltimore Sun

City still vulnerable, officials say

Cosby stumps for Rolley in Baltimore

Court battle over State Center intensifies

The Chicago Tribune

City cuts vacation carryovers, adds new maternity leave

Northwestern ordered to turn over student journalists' emails in murder probe

CPS gives itself high marks as first-day attendance rises

Jobless picture in Illinois remains dim

Struggling to find work

Cook County Board cedes purchasing power to Preckwinkle

The Los Angeles Times

California legislators move to outlaw inmate cellphones

Greuel to investigate community college hiring

In LAUSD, school starts with new rules, schedules and campuses

USA Today

In San Francisco, political frustration in jobs crisis

Fewer people choosing to be self-employed

Ohio governor reduces mom's charges to misdemeanors

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Drug companies pay Northeast Ohio doctors millions to speak on their behalf

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan urges community support of schools and schoolchildren

Consumers and honest bankers deserve a Cordray confirmation: editorial

Akron mom's felony convictions for school residency lies reduced to misdemeanors

Drug education program to start at Avon High School

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