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Today in Black America - October 4

POSTED: October 04, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Foreign Aid Faces Major Cutbacks in Budget Crisis

Contraceptive Used in Africa May Double Risk of H.I.V.

Hispanics Flee an Alabama Town

Alabama’s Shame

Primary Date of Jan. 21 Adds Urgency for Christie

Fight for Social Programs Looms Anew in the House

Anti-Wall Street Protests Spreading to Cities Large and Small

Judge Is Asked to Allow Review of Police Dept. Monitoring of Muslim Communities

Mayor, Not Recalling Much, Testifies in Consultant’s Trial



The Christian Science Monitor


With 2012 primary calendar in chaos, what does Iowa do now?

Obama campaign memo: Preview of a highly negative 2012?

Chris Christie: Is 2012 his one best shot at the White House?

Supreme Court refuses potentially landmark gun-control case

Patrons rally behind resilient public libraries


The Washington Post


Perry slips, Cain rises in bid for nomination


Rick Perry built complicated record on matters of race over political career

ESPN drops Hank Williams Jr. over comments

Court opens term with Medicaid case


Obama was advised against visiting Solyndra after financial warnings

Md. redistricting plan could help Dems


Leslie Johnson wants sentencing delayed

What Occupy DC wants


The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie to hold press conference this afternoon on unknown topic

Hints to Chris Christie's future may lie in Woodrow Wilson's past


N.J. to mandate standardized health care form to avoid confusion between facilities

Trenton welcomes back 18 officers out of 105 laid off

U.S. Justice Department sues Newark tax preparer, alleges fraudulent claims

N.Y. company ordered to stop operating in N.J. as state officials allege it preyed on elderly, disabled homeowners


The Detroit Free Press


Ford: UAW agreement calls for 5,750 new jobs

Kilpatrick's former fund-raiser cuts deal, pleads guilty to tax evasion

Detroit City Council says planned DHS move wasn't an emergency


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Housing Authority's chief negotiating exit

New suit filed against APD

Atlantans to vote on Sunday sales


APS administrator gets special appointment


The Baltimore Sun

Report: Federal agency failed to stop foreclosure abuses

Redistricting plan would move more Dems into 6th District


City police expand domestic violence reduction program

Arundel laments the loss of state workers


The Chicago Tribune

U of C police to patrol three charter schools


Charter school finances under the microscope

Teachers union officials discuss 'better school day' in meetings with aldermen


Quinn is ordered to scrap planned layoffs, facility closings


The Los Angeles Times

LAPD moves 150 officers to deal with freed prisoners

Brown signs notification bill on reducing sentences


Kamala Harris hires new chief of staff

Deasy blasts police for not warning of student's potential threat


USA Today


Economic misery pervasive online

Judge rips businessman's firing contest

Renovation projects face cuts



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Voters finally can weigh in on Senate Bill 5 with the opening of early voting today


Cleveland council considers new effort to curb flash mobs

Burton D. Morgan Foundation awards $440,000, most grants support youth entrepreneurship programs

Cleveland Clinic's new health center in East Cleveland opened today




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