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Today in Black America - September 29

POSTED: September 29, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Supreme Court Is Asked to Rule on Health Care

Alabama Wins in Ruling on Its Immigration Law

Obama Urges Students to Set Their Sights on College

U.S. Mortgage-Aid Program Is Shutting Down, With Up to $500 Million Unspent

Watchdogs Call Out 4 Nonprofits as Too Political for Tax Exemption

A Call for Opening Up Web Access at Schools

Hispanic Children in Poverty Exceed Whites, Study Finds

As State Issues Layoff Notices, Union’s Leaders Stand by Vote Against a Contract

College Offers Top Applicants Two-Thirds Off

The Christian Science Monitor

Would Obama's jobs plan help avoid a recession?

Florida is poised to move GOP primary ahead of all others. How will it change the race?

SAT cheating scandal: Are stakes getting too high for college admission?

Chris Christie and GOP's quest for a perfect candidate: Time to end it?

Did Berkeley's 'racist' bake sale go too far?

The Star Ledger

Christie's window of opportunity is getting smaller, experts say

NJ Gov Chris Christie wrongly demonized Obama's call for shared sacrifice

New legislation would require resident notifications of sewer system overflow

President Obama's approval rating drops to 47 percent among N.J. residents

N.J. taxpayers paid $78K to remove Carl Lewis from Senate ballot

N.J. senator challenges state Department of Education to reveal those who voluntarily select new charter schools

The Washington Post

The GOP money race: What the numbers mean

Romney’s slow and steady strategy

Gingrich to unveil new ‘Contract With America’

Obama goes back to school

Sharpton to support jobs bill with march on Mall

Desperate search for Virginia man

Muse considering U.S. Senate run

Pr. George’s crime in targeted areas

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit prison to close, 2,000 face layoffs to fill state budget gap

New fellowship program trains mid-career professionals for classroom

Plan to relocate Detroit's Department of Human Services revised

Detroit targets areas near 3 high schools to reduce violence

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

2 APS teachers cleared of cheating

Atlanta worst for job losses

Islam in school lesson angers critics

Fulton seeks fixes for jail crowding

AUC gets $75,000 from GM Foundation

American Heart Association offering scholarships to minority women

The Baltimore Sun

Official says Currie never disclosed Shoppers payments

Victims of fire in Northwest Baltimore were 'stellar citizens'

Governor appoints seven new circuit court judges

City OKs $460,000 deal for outside help on budgets

The Chicago Tribune

Slain teen's kidney donated to grandmother

Chicago to analyze shootings in two high-crime police districts

Cook County health system $35 million short in budget

CTU president says she never agreed to join advisory panel on longer school days

Jailers told to let prisoner exercise

The Los Angeles Times

Developer resigns from Coliseum panel

Some Gov. Jerry Brown appointees get pension and paycheck

Eleventh-hour lawmaking with morning-after questions

Second Los Angeles school suspected of cheating

$12.6-million grant will open 13 new L.A. charter schools

USA Today

Federal retirement plans, benefits explode in cost

Poverty affects 46 million Americans

Obama's big 2012 issue: Health care

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio looking like key state -- again -- in 2012 presidential election

Ohio election law challenge could leave existing rules in place for November vote on Senate Bill 5

Service Employees International Union stages rally on Public Square seeking 'justice for janitors'

Federal grant will allow the city of Cleveland to recall 25 police officers

The Word Church to lease part of Cleveland's Lincoln-West High School

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