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Today in Black America - September 14

POSTED: September 14, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Bigger Economic Role for Washington

Tax Plan for Jobs Bill Has Familiar Ring

Debt Panel Opens With Bleak Economic Picture

Democrats See Perils on Path to Health Cuts

In Republican Race, a Heated Battle Over the HPV Vaccine

In Ohio, Obama Emphasizes School Upgrades as Part of Jobs Proposal

G.O.P. Gains House Seat Vacated by Weiner

4 Council Members, Each With $1 Million, Will Let Public Decide How It’s Spent

The Christian Science Monitor

Census report: More Americans relying on Medicare, Medicaid (VIDEO)

On display at raucous Republican debate Monday night was the tea party itself

US Embassy attack raises concerns of a shift in Taliban strategy

Palestinians ask Obama: Why not endorse our Arab Spring?

The Star Ledger

N.J. airports to receive $27M in federal grants

Federal appeals court panel puts Carl Lewis back on ballot for state Senate race

Gov. Chris Christie touts N.J. education standards in Cherry Hill

Newark corruption trial: Cory Booker warned ex-deputy mayor to stay away from 'inappropriate' behavior

U.N. holds first summit to combat cancer, diabetes, heart disease

N.J. judge refuses to reduce bail for suspected Bloods gang member accused of murder

The Washington Post

White House pressed on $500M loan to solar company now under investigation

Obama pushes jobs on Boehner’s turf

No poll bounce for Obama on jobs

Perry has deep ties to vaccine-maker

An alternative to Social Security?

Senate subcommittee would freeze fiscal 2012 defense spending

High marks for McDonnell, Warner

The Detroit Free Press

Hundreds turn out to see, hear Kwame Kilpatrick at Detroit church

Ex-aide's plea could lead Kwame Kilpatrick to plead himself

Michigan makes it tougher for kids to pass state exams

Turnout is low at Detroit Charter Revision Commission meeting as vote nears

Community rallies to help 101-year-old Detroit woman evicted from her home

The Baltimore Sun

Familiar face makes role her own

Young wins primary for Council president

Green jobs economy has hits and misses in Maryland

Audit finds more than $1.7 billion in Md. child support unpaid

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Housing drags down entire economy

APS shifts teachers

SAT scores coming out today

Regents OK cutback plans

Summit asks APS students to make right decisions

Poverty at new heights in Georgia, nation

The Chicago Tribune

Brizard, Lewis spar, find common ground

Help coming soon for struggling homeowners

Teen severely beaten after homework date

Quinn says gambling expansion could hurt schools

City's lawyer to meet with attorneys for Burge victim

The Los Angeles Times

Are Calif. farmworker protections lacking?

Throwing the book at school libraries

Court says teacher has no right to banners referring to God

USA Today

Obama team urges swift passage of jobs bill

Many states fail to look at standardized test erasures

States stop funding prison work crews

Calif. prisons to release thousands of mothers early

Poverty at 15.1%; its highest level since 1993

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Don Plusquellic trounces challenger in Akron mayoral primary election

Cleveland schools chief asks board to halt impending layoffs of more than 300 teachers

Cuyahoga County Council contemplates scholarship program

Ashe Culture Center to lose sponsorship of charter schools after Ohio Board of Education vote

Transcript of President Obama's remarks in Columbus

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