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Today in Black America - October 5

POSTED: October 05, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

G.O.P. Accuses Holder of Misleading Congress

Roots of ‘Ballot Security’: Dead Voters, Party Fears and Shadowy Tactics


Bernanke Urges Obama and Congress to Do More for Economy

House Approves Spending Bill Passed by Senate, and Government Shutdown Is Averted

With Christie Out, Republican Race Begins for Real

Evidence of Christie’s Unfinished Business? Visit a New Jersey City


The Christian Science Monitor


Economic recovery 'close to faltering,' Ben Bernanke tells Congress

By hammering on jobs bill, can Obama rekindle hearts of US teachers?

Questions abound after fatal shooting is captured by cops' own camera

Who benefits from Chris Christie's decision to opt out?


The Washington Post


Obama goes on attack, to Democrats’ delight

Poll: New low in approval of Congress

Banks defend debit-card fees amid pressure from Washington

Prosecutors: Alleged $20 million fraud at Army Corps was ‘brazen’

Rescuing America from Wall StreetRescuing America from Wall Street

As Christie bows out, Republican field of candidates comes into sharper focus

U Street, King Street designated ‘Great Places’


D.C. assault gun ban is upheld


The Star Ledger


New Brunswick mayor urges patience as angry residents wait for answers in police shooting

White House bid speculation over, observers wonder where Chris Christie goes from here

Dying of cancer, Newark man revisits Ground Zero to pay final respects

NJ Transit approves $95M settlement with feds for canceled Hudson River rail tunnel

Trenton mayor, city police compromise: More foot patrols, but Vice, TAC stay in county prosecutor-brokered deal

Newark corruption trial: Ex-deputy mayor questioned about relationship with businessman



The Detroit Free Press

Charges issued in Aiyana Stanley Jones's death in police raid


'Racially charged' events spark MSU meeting


University presidents say statewide system not necessary

Detroit Public Schools lures students to class for count day

Detroit City Council rebuffs mayor over contract to relocate agency


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Perdue touts Georgia's -- and his -- economic vitality

Labor shortage costs Ga. $391M

Georgia Tech wins grant to help high schools


The Baltimore Sun

Hundreds protest construction of youth jail in East Baltimore


GOP, others find faults with proposed redistricting

Mayor, police chief to announce new efforts against sex crimes


The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel sees overdue fines, fees on path to budget fix

Mother tells of watching teen son beaten


City Council to weigh vacant property ordinance

City proposes $1.25M deal in wrongful murder conviction

New law woven specifically for hair braiders



The Los Angeles Times


New law expands state auditor's powers in wake of Bell scandal

L.A. Phil announces a joint musical education initiative

D.A. opens investigation of Los Angeles Community College District


USA Today

Report shows minority students suspended more

HOPE VI program to renovate housing projects faces cuts



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Kids descend on Browns Stadium to tackle healthy eating, exercise

Cleveland police to form new partnership with federal agencies to combat gun violence

Drug dealers buying prescription painkillers from Ohio senior citizens


Democrats in Congress question use of federal money to study privatizing Ohio Turnpike

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