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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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