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Today in Black America - October 21

POSTED: October 21, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama’s Jobs Plan Is Blocked Again by Senate Republicans


Violent End to an Era as Qaddafi Dies in Libya

For Obama, Some Vindication of Approach to War

In Bid to Cut Costs at Some Texas Prisons, Lunch Will Not Be Served on Weekends

Governor Moves to Take Fiscal Control of Pennsylvania’s Capital

Murdoch to Face Irate News Corp. Shareholders


Five Harlem Men Guilty in Drug-Trafficking Conspiracy


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama's one big advantage going into 2012 election: fundraising

Clinton urges Pakistan to get tougher on terrorists

Kenyans ask if military attack in Somalia has exit strategy


The Washington Post


Moammar Gaddafi is captured, killed as last loyalist holdout in Libya falls

Senate Republicans block $35 billion for teachers and first responders

The GOP’s ludicrous jobs claim


As Occupy Wall Street evolves, an uneasy alliance with labor develops

Melody Barnes to leave White House

Md. districts’ racial mix turns legal

Region has nation’s lowest poverty rate

D.C. pastor to work with Democrats


The Star Ledger


Ex-N.J. Chamber of Commerce official was sexually harassed on the job, lawsuit alleges

Prosecutor: Off-duty Irvington cop watched 17-year-old girl beaten, then helped assailants flee

In whistle-blower case, jury awards $260K to ex-N.J. consumer protection official

Investigation report on Union City police chief's extra work expected to be released soon

N.J. sees modest drop in unemployment rate


The Detroit Free Press


Charles Pugh's push against Detroit charter proposal is illegal, attorney says


7-year sentence handed down in DPS kickback scheme


DPS leads list on school closures, enrollment loss


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

New Birth laptops seized in fraud probe

About 13,000 truants lost driving privileges

Georgia may cut jobless benefits to pay off federal loan


The Chicago Tribune

17-year-old boy dies from gunshot wound

County budget to have 1,000 layoffs, sales tax cut

Record percentage of schools don't meet federal targets


CPS push for longer days may be cut short



The Los Angeles Times


Massive free health clinic stresses prevention

Changes seek to save key aspect of healthcare law

Vernon council reforms low-rent housing rules

Billions spent in U.S. on community college students who drop out


USA Today

Growing prison populations hinder budget cuts

Finding info on bank fees may take digging

Law seeks sharper college estimates


Republican rivals' stabs at 'Romneycare' gaining traction


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Black Statehouse Democrats say they will work within party on congressional mapping

Ohio Senate Republicans pass plan to hold primaries in March and June










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