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Today in Black America - October 11

POSTED: October 11, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Protests Offer Help, and Risk, for Democrats

In Iowa, Religious Right Is Now a Force Divided

Many in Both Parties Want a Window Into the Deficit Reduction Panel’s Work

Mayors Say U.S. Is Ignorant of Cities' Needs

Wisconsin Democrats Start Drive to Recall Governor

Pressed, Sheriff Agrees to Jails Inquiry

Putting a Face on What’s at Stake in a Clash Over the Minimum Wage

Ex-Aide Said She Drew Cuomo, as Attorney General, Into Rain Forest Case

The Christian Science Monitor

Does 'Occupy Wall Street' have leaders? Does it need any?

Why women deserve more Nobel Peace Prizes

The Washington Post

Fuzzy math complicates jobs claims

Senate to vote on Obama’s jobs bill

Ronald Reagan, the original class warrior?

For Democrats, Cantor takes starring role as ‘face of obstructionism’

Why I love Wall St. occupiers

Protesters try to extend stay in D.C.

Most see new financial crisis ahead, poll finds

Police investigating fatal shooting of teenager

The Star Ledger

Daytime shooting spree at Newark housing complex rattles residents

Occupy New Jersey demonstrators move protest of corporate greed to Journal Square in Jersey City

Competition for N.J. seasonal hiring a dreary indicator of employment opportunities

Newark protest calls for Essex County to stop immigration housing deal

The Detroit Free Press

3 Detroit schools get grants to fight obesity

Proposal stirs charter school debate: Choice vs. quality?

Stephen Henderson: Expand school charters? Not before rules are tightened

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. GOP leads health-care repeal effort

Metro foreclosures up again

Occupy Atlanta activists told to leave

The Baltimore Sun

Occupy Baltimore protest continues

School board voted against giving Hairston a new contract

Challengers flock to Sneed's write-in campaign

Baltimore-area home listings drop 23 percent in September

Credit unions woo big-bank customers

Group to seek state funding for convention center, arena project

The Chicago Tribune

Protesters march through the Loop

Daley doesn't explain how money ended up at wife's charity

Democrats turn ribbon-cutting into Obama jobs bill rally

Teaching civil rights history not just King, Rosa Parks

Four men hope DNA will overturn 1994 murder convictions

The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD may expand anti-dating violence programs

Brown bans open carrying of handguns

UC reaches labor deal with its largest union

Nearly 75% of California high school grads go to college, state finds

USA Today

Wausau, Wis., has top credit rating of U.S. cities

Is GOP hopeful Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan fair?

Wall Street protests test left's drive

Cuts could silence college radio stations

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kucinich fights to save MetroHealth jobs

Riding out the ups and downs of school enrollment: editorial

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