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Today in Black America - October 20

POSTED: October 20, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Citigroup to Pay Millions to Close Fraud Complaint

Listeria Outbreak Traced to Colo. Packing Shed


It’s What They Asked For

Comments on Immigration Alienate Some Hispanics

Warning by States as Tax Revenues Fail to Rebound

Bad Blood Between Perry and Romney Is Longstanding

De Blasio Pushes on Information Requests


The Christian Science Monitor

New Obama jobs bill: Do too many Democrats view it as 'bailout lite'?

Herman Cain: Is he in over his head?


Can new No Child Left Behind law pass before 2012 elections?


Nobel Peace Prize winners Sirleaf and Gbowee reflect Liberian women's strength


The Star Ledger

N.J. considering 42 new charter schools


As Gov. Christie's national profile rises, out-of-state donations help fill N.J. GOP coffers

Gov. Christie introduces 'State Strategic Plan' to generate economic growth


Christie's constitutional amendment on judges' pay gets no support from Senate and Assembly leaders

N.J. appellate panel blocks implementation of Gov. Christie's new affordable housing guidelines


The Washington Post

Perry, Paul sought energy subsidies they scorn

Supercommittee’s lack of progress on debt reduction raises alarms on Hill

Financial sector gives edge to Obama campaign

Obama unveils veteran jobs program

Veteran groups mobilize against defense cuts

Pr. George’s on course to expand middle schools


The Detroit Free Press

Norman Yatooma wants Detroit to pay him $735,622 over destroyed e-mails


Wayne State center a tribute to civil rights icon Damon Keith

Detroit City Council president to ask voters to reject new city charter

Detroit Public Schools hits enrollment goal, but is still bleeding students

New program to tackle Detroit's high infant mortality rate



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Eddie Long accused in investment lawsuit

Ga. pursuing new Race to Top grant

Occupy Atlanta: ‘Not just a bunch of hippies'

Atlanta's CFO leaves

Atlanta Housing Authority cutting deal for Glover exit


The Chicago Tribune

High school test scores hit new low

Emanuel praises status quo on bond ratings

New Illinois doctor database launches online

Michelle Obama bringing nutrition battle to Chicago


The Los Angeles Times

Jail visitor says he was handcuffed, beaten by deputies

Protest may occupy more of downtown L.A.

L.A. area home to dozens of deficient bridges, report finds

Deficit 'super committee' gets an earful

Romney may win nomination by default


USA Today

Some states add assets to food stamp qualification

Protests spotlight a stressed middle class

'Romneycare' stabs gain traction in debate

Study links neighborhood to obesity, diabetes risk


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Republicans plan to delay 2012 primaries for Congress and President


Ohio Democratic lawmakers file ethics complaint against Gov. Kasich's point man for jobs



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