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Today in Black America - October 14

POSTED: October 14, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Cleanup of Zuccotti Park Is Postponed

Auto Bailout Done, Obama Looks for Payback

The Banks Falter

Hedge Fund Founder Sentenced in Insider Case

Obama Says Facts Support Accusation of Iranian Plot

House Passes Another Bill to Reduce Access to Abortions

New Jersey High School Teacher Posts Anti-Gay Entry on Facebook

Assemblyman Appears Ready to Join Race for Congress

The Christian Science Monitor

Can 'Occupy Wall Street' really get money out of politics?

Tea party fuels rise of Herman Cain. So how can it be racist?

Trade deals: three big winners from America's new free-trade agreements

Will Mitt Romney's 'Mormon moment' help his campaign?

The Detroit Free Press

Wall Street protests come to downtown Detroit today

DPS to pay $650,000 in fondling settlement

Oprah honors Motor City Blight Busters founder with 2012 VW Beetle

Rochelle Riley: Entitlement for the rich worse than for the poor

The Star Ledger

Occupy Trenton occupants told to move belongings by today

N.J. teacher's Facebook comments about gays spark firestorm of controversy

Exit 9: Rutgers researchers uncover N.J. Turnpike's no-frills past

Hundreds gather in hearing on UMNDJ merger with Rutgers to speak out against proposed plan

Former Aramark head to lead promotion of Atlantic City's tourism district

N.J. Senator wants to update state laws to make charter schools more accountable

The Washington Post

For Cain, questions remain beyond ‘9-9-9’

Perry’s next last chance to recover

The Fix: Romney raises $14.2M in third quarter

For Democrats, energy of Occupy movement not easily harnessed

Bowie State student indicted in slaying

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reed explains housing change

Finding words to honor MLK

Georgia takes tough stance on cheating cases

Activists can stay till Monday

The Chicago Tribune

Schools CEO pressing for meeting with teachers union

CPS offers multiple meeting dates, locations as officials try to get together with union leaders

Many aldermen back plan to boost water bills

Quinn presses Madigan to end legislative scholarships

USA Today

The new face of American poverty is often a child's

'Occupy' movement has precedents in American history

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Early voting at board of elections headquarters will likely be restricted despite pending referendum on GOP-backed election law

National activist fighting sex trafficking says she was first exploited in Cleveland

Issue 2 supporters now targeting President Obama

Anti-obesity crusader Marcia Fudge gets campaign donations from McDonald's and Coca-Cola

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