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Today in Black America - October 26

POSTED: October 26, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

New Poll Finds a Deep Distrust of Government

Slice of Pie for Richest Doubled From ’79 to ’07

Wall St. Giants Seek a Piece of Nigeria

Protesters Clash With Police in Oakland

President to Ease Student Loan Burden for Low-Income Graduates

Panel Endorses HPV Vaccine for Boys of 11

8 City Officers Charged in Gun Smuggling Case

As Newark High-Rise Loses Aid, Fear Sweeps Through Its Tenants

The Christian Science Monitor

Rick Perry's flat tax plan: Would you have to do your taxes twice?

Obama's student loan debt-relief plan: Too good to be true?

Occupy Wall Street arrests increase. Have mayors reached their tipping point?

The Washington Post

GOP candidates differ sharply on economy

Fact Checker: Perry’s flat tax plan, built on misleading statistics

Romney attacked over Ohio silence

Obama administration announces plan to ease students’ federal loan burdens

For Obama adviser, warmer is better

District no joke now

Currie won’t testify in corruption trial

Two Dems may challenge Edwards

The Star Ledger

Hurricane Irene cost Atlantic City's Borgata Casino $10M in lost revenue

Gov. Christie calls for constitutional amendment to bypass court's ruling on judges' pension contributions

Education officials continue to block ACLU suit over transparency in $100M Facebook donation to Newark schools

The Detroit Free Press

Gov. Rick Snyder to propose $40 annual fee to fix roads

Private donors funding new statewide district for struggling schools

Michigan has 4th least-competitive health insurance market in U.S.

Michelle Obama stumps, raises campaign cash at Book Cadillac Detroit appearance

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Police clear protesters from park

Rainbow PUSH leader calls for Reed's ouster

Cobb schools mull massive redistricting

Ga. to strike down Voting Rights Act?

Rapist targeting sorority alumnae

The Chicago Tribune

Farrakhan condemns killing of Gadhafi

155 layoffs planned at city health clinics

Madigan wants to set limits on union wages, benefits

Some Cook County commissioners skeptical on tax, fee hikes

The Los Angeles Times

California bucks U.S. trend on teacher evaluations

Calif. leads nation in escalation of college costs

Police, protesters clash in Oakland

Occupy movement hits UCLA

Obama jobs plan vs. GOP proposal: No comparison, really

USA Today

Company directors see compensation skyrocket

Middle-class income share falls

College tuition, fees rise more than 8% in U.S.

More effective flu shots needed, study shows

Black Marines get their badge of courage

Relatives of missing Arizona girl march on state Capitol

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cain leads Ohio's GOP primary, Sen. Sherrod Brown leads GOP challengers, poll finds

Cleveland school board votes to cut preschool, sports and busing over shouts and boos from residents and teachers

State Sen. Nina Turner forms group to explore congressional run against Rep. Marcia Fudge

25-point lead for Issue 2 opponents is huge, but off-year referendums can be unpredictable, says elections expert

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