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Today in Black America - October 3

POSTED: October 03, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

New State Rules Raising Hurdles at Voting Booth

A Broader G.I. Bill


Snag for Perry: Offensive Name at Texas Camp

Success Battling Terrorists, but Scant Glory for It

For Politics in South, Race Divide Is Defining

Alderman Defends Choice of Ex-Offender to Lead Political Group


Incentives for Advanced Work Let Pupils and Teachers Cash In

Bill Requiring Higher Wages Puts Council Leader on the Spot

School Layoffs About to Fall Heaviest on the Poorest and Most Struggling

‘White Shirts’ of Police Dept. Take On Enforcer Role



The Christian Science Monitor


US Supreme Court opens, likely to wade into health care debate


Hispanics leave school in face of Alabama's tough immigration law

On creating jobs, Obama and Republicans talk past each other

Sex, race, and the Republican presidential campaign


The Star Ledger


North Jersey police turn to social media to alert residents, advance investigations

Irvington police patrol streets without K-9 unit

As N.J. gangs adopt Web 2.0 to talk shop, police keep tabs


Plainfield school board member with criminal past challenges new law expected to remove him from office

Gov. Chris Christie would need to hit the ground running to have a chance in 2012 presidential race


How Gov. Chris Christie's positions line up with his party's


The Washington Post


Perry deflects scrutiny on hunting camp name

GOP holds important edge: Intensity

Cain talks tax reform with ‘9-9-9’ proposal

Fannie, Freddie may end donations, study says

D.C. homicides on pace to be lowest in decades


O’Malley knocks Christie on ‘Face the Nation’



Detroit Free Press


Catherine Ferguson Academy for teen moms helps girls build a better life

Reading Works: It's time to tackle the quiet crisis that is holding back metro Detroit

Detroit cops face new accusations of police brutality


Rochelle Riley: Region's racism is roadblock to Detroit's rebirth


Struggling metro Detroiters get help, hope at community services fair


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Big challenges for new Grady CEO


MARTA raises fares 25%


1,000 attend Troy Davis funeral


The Baltimore Sun

U.S. senator begins inquiry into Baltimore's housing agency


Bon Secours' turnaround could aid community

Wake set for city educators who died in fire



The Chicago Tribune


New ordinance would force banks to guard vacant homes or face fines

Supporters seek freedom for convict serving life sentence for first-time conviction

Family shattered after raid, home loss


Brizard to union: 'Time is right' to work together



The Los Angeles Times


Prosecutors seek new charges against O.C. school district chief

Ethics agency proposes training to prevent political funds fraud


USA Today


Mario Cuomo condemns Troy Davis case


Large funeral for executed Georgia inmate

Killings boost Obama's national security credentials



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland's young nonprofit professionals look for more opportunities

High school students gain college credits at Akron Early College High School at University of Akron


Ohio published tutor rankings for first time

Ohio Apportionment Board flips black voting strength of Cleveland senate districts



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