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Today in Black America - October 12

POSTED: October 12, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama’s Jobs Bill Fails in Senate in First Legislative Test

Romney Looks Past Rivals as Debate Focuses on Economy

A Face-Off in a State With a History of Contrarian Votes

F.C.C. Expanding Efforts to Connect More Americans to Broadband

Response of the Police Is Expanding With Protests

Fingerprinting Those Seeking Food Stamps Is Denounced

In Heated Hearing, Council Grills Chancellor Over School Layoffs

The Christian Science Monitor

Social media drive Occupy Wall Street. Do they also divulge its secrets?

GOP presidential debate fallout: Is Mitt Romney becoming inevitable?

The Washington Post

Romney solidifies front-runner status

Senate GOP votes to kill jobs bill

Cain says ‘blame yourself’ to protesters

Chris Christie endorses Romney

Study: Wage gap widens to 30-year high in Va.

PBS’s Ifill to moderate MLK statue dedication

Prince George’s slots ban moves forward

The Star Ledger

Christie's endorsement fuels fire for Romney's Republican nomination push

Cherry Hill school officials unhappy about competing with planned charter school

Mack taps his fourth acting cop director

Poll: Gov. Christie, Pres. Obama more popular among N.J. residents since August

Newark corruption trial: Attorney for city contractor says race is key issue

Public hearings on N.J. redistricting process draw few attendees

The Detroit Free Press

UAW reaches tentative agreement with Chrysler

Detroit City Council outraged over slow progress on bus repairs

Proposal stirs charter school debate: Choice vs. quality?

State school board deadlocked over charter expansion

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Punishments coming in cheat scandal

Atlanta fire department issued dire warning in seeking federal grant

The Chicago Tribune

Closings, fee hikes eyed in Emanuel budget

Police arrest 21 protesters for trespassing

Union bosses get two pensions for one job

Emanuel defends secrecy of business group he chairs

Day ends while CPS, union spar over place to talk about longer day

The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD settles a federal civil rights probe

Gov. Brown is giving unions most of what they seek

Hundreds mourn for school stabbing victim

LAUSD agrees to revise how English learners, blacks are taught

USA Today

Protesters march past NYC homes

'Occupy Wall Street' protests test left's determination

Occupy Wall Street protests have a spiritual side

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland school board worries about damages from $13 million in necessary cuts

Akron, Cleveland see more home buyers using federal housing vouchers moving to suburbs, study shows

Cuyahoga County voters still confused about absentee ballots

Saint Luke's Foundation grant will shine light on Cuyahoga County health disparities

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