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Today in Black America - September 27

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The New York Times

Senate Reaches Deal to Avert Government Shutdown

Obama Proposes Protecting Unemployed Against Hiring Bias


Wealthy, Influential, Leaning Republican and Pushing a Christie Bid for President

Deep Recession Sharply Altered U.S. Jobless Map

More Gloom Lies Ahead for Cities, Report Says


Reading, Pa., Knew It Was Poor. Now It Knows Just How Poor.


Jailed for Switching Her Daughters’ School District

Alabama Inmate Sues to Read Southern History Book


The Christian Science Monitor


Why Chris Christie won't run for president, despite some GOP pleas


Rick Perry's 'heart' comment shows GOP shift on immigration


A year of Stuxnet: Why is the new cyberweapon's warning being ignored?

Wangari Maathai: Her activism saved forests, promoted peace (video)


The Washington Post

Justice Department will not appeal ruling against 2010 health-care law

Reid: Senate deal ‘will be a win for everyone’


Where Solyndra said yes, other clean-energy firms turned down loan offer


Obama gets feel-good moment on jobs

Top Obama aide to leave White House for 2012 re-election campaign

Herman Cain speaks his mind

Controversy over D.C. library name


President Obama courting black people again


The Star Ledger

More than 700 N.J. police officers who lost jobs cannot find law enforcement work, survey finds

Immigration rights advocates to protest Essex County detention center


Former Gov. Kean re-ignites flame of speculation that Christie will run for president


Newark Mayor Cory Booker is on panel at national educational summit


Poll: Gov. Chris Christie's approval rating increased drastically since May


Newark corruption trial: Former deputy mayor testifies, denies steering contracts to local business owner for kickbacks



The Detroit Free Press


Detroit officials to announce Angels' Night plans to thwart arsonists

Gridlock from D.C. carries over to Detroit as 3 U.S. reps speak

Detroit Science Center closes


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. doctors develop prescription drug abuse prevention program

APS accreditation decision nears


MARTA chief: $2.3 billion needed

Clark Atlanta University to mark National Domestic Violence Awareness Month


Atlanta City Council member Michael Julian Bond presents proclamation honoring Shirley Sherrod


The Baltimore Sun

At 100th anniversary, Md. Legal Aid seeing record caseload

Gun seizures show need for tougher penalties, mayor says


Jury selection begins in bribery trial of state Sen. Currie

City wants to privatize Roosevelt Recreation Center



The Chicago Tribune


Chicago given many painful ways to escape budget mess

Third Cook County commissioner changes mind on pay cut

6 Chicago schools begin longer school day


Promising high school student's life cut short


The Los Angeles Times

Obama hails deficit plan on California stops

UC Berkeley Republican club throws controversial bake sale


USA Today

Court halts execution of ex-Army recruiter

Davis execution fuels eyewitness ID debate

Gospel legend Jessy Dixon dies at 73


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Foundation awards $8.8 million in grants; medical research gets biggest chunk

GOP-drawn legislative map makes Republicans a virtual lock to hold Ohio's legislature

Cleveland councilman's military duty fuels push for absence policy



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